• Continue reading America250 Army Air Forces Veteran Maggie Gee

    May 19, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Air Forces Veteran Maggie Gee, who was one of two Chinese American pilots who served in the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II.

  • Continue reading America250: Marine Veteran Duane Dewey

    May 12, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Marine Veteran Duane Dewey, who received a Medal of Honor for shielding his platoon from a grenade in Korea.

  • Continue reading America250: Navy Veteran Sunita Williams

    May 5, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Sunita Williams, who served as a Gulf War helicopter pilot before becoming a NASA astronaut.

  • Continue reading America250: Army Veteran Robert M. Patterson

    April 28, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Robert M. Patterson, who single-handedly defended his squad near La Chu in Vietnam.

  • Continue reading America250: Army Air Forces Veteran Henry “Hap” Arnold

    April 21, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Air Forces Veteran Henry “Hap” Arnold, who led the flying arm during World War II.

  • Continue reading America250: Army and Marine Corps Veteran Louis Cukela

    April 14, 2022

    Today's America250 salute is Army and Marine Corps Veteran Louis Cukela, a two-time Medal of Honor recipient during World War I.

  • Continue reading America250: Navy Veteran George Wahlen

    April 7, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran George Wahlen who served received a Medal of Honor for his actions at Iwo Jima in World War II.

  • Continue reading America250: Army Veteran Linda Bray

    March 31, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Linda Bray, who was the first woman in the United States military to lead troops into combat.

  • Continue reading America250: Navy Veteran Ann Agnes Bernatitus

    March 24, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Ann Agnes Bernatitus, a World War II nurse who was the first Legion of Merit recipient.

  • Continue reading America250: Air Force Veteran Esther Blake

    March 17, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Air Force Veteran Esther Blake, who was the first woman in the Air Force July 8, 1948.

  • Continue reading America250: Marine Corps Veteran Katherine A. Towle

    March 10, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Marine Corps Veteran Katherine A. Towle, first director of Women Marines and the second director of the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve.

  • Continue reading America250: Army Veteran Grace Banker

    March 3, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Grace Banker, who led the female phone operators named Hello Girls during World War I.