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162 Talking Heads Have Weighed In On Trump vs. McCain

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.21.2015 | Media

Ever since Donald Trump claimed Saturday that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) isn’t a war hero -- or, maybe, is one only because he was capture...

Trump Insists He Called McCain A War Hero, But Video Suggests Otherwise

The Huffington Post | Dayana Morales Gomez | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment

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These Are The Most Memorable State Of The Union Guests

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

On Jan. 26, 1982, President Ronald Reagan began the tradition of honoring extraordinary Americans during the annual State of the Union address. Th...

ReThink Review: Lone Survivor -- What Makes a War Hero?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Do acts of bravery by the Taliban deserve movies celebrating, honoring, and fetishizing them? Are they also heroes? Or, when it comes to non-Americans, do we hold those fighters to a different standard, now claiming that context really does matter? Watching a movie like Lone Survivor, I can't help thinking about issues like these.

The Soldier Who Came Back From The Dead

Posted 11.06.2012 | Impact

First Lt. Nick Vogt has faced death many times this year, but thanks to the support, prayers and blood of more than 300 troops, the soldier is alive a...

Cremated War Hero Leaves Behind WHAT?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.19.2012 | Fifty

The cremation of a World War II hero has revealed a shocking secret to his family: He had been walking around for the past 60 years with six ounces of...

Liars Who Believe Their Own Lies

Dan Ariely | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media
Dan Ariely

What do Williams Gehris, America's most decorated war hero, and Walter Williams, the last Civil War veteran to pass away, have in common? Both were frauds.

Army Ranger Who Made Historic Rescue Killed During 14th Deployment

Posted 12.27.2011 | Impact

By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO — A soldier who was killed in a bomb explosion last week in Afghanistan was on his 14th combat deploy...

Sal Giunta: War Hero's Tour; A Humble Soldier Adjusts To Fame

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — It was years in the making, so Staff Sgt. Sal Giunta had time to talk with his wife about the "what if" question. He'd been recommended fo...

Judge: Law Penalizing Fake Heroes Unconstitutional

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER — A law that makes it illegal to lie about being a war hero is unconstitutional because it violates free speech, a federal judge ruled Fr...

Joe Jackson, 87-Year-Old War Hero, Helps Feed Hungry In His Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In 1969, Joe Jackson was presented the National Medal of Honor, the highest military honor, for flying into enemy fire to rescue three stranded soldie...

High Art and...David Beckham?

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

What poetic subject could cause such a stir? David Beckham, the dashing English footballer and global celebrity, who fell injured last Sunday.

Why I Won't Vote for John McCain

Lt. General Robert G. Gard Jr. (USA, Ret.) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lt. General Robert G. Gard Jr. (USA, Ret.)

McCain has demonstrated clearly that he is a dedicated ideologue when it comes to foreign policy, unwilling to consider opinions or even credible evidence contrary to his preconceived notions.

Regardless of Who Wins the Election, Start Teaching Your Kids Mandarin

Christopher Ingram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Ingram

Voters don't want change. When the American voting public goes to the polls and re-elects the same bunch of losers to Congress year after year, they should expect to get more of the same.