• July 29, 2021

    This #OperationSong spotlights “Good Co-Pilot,” based on the experience of World War II and Korean War Veteran Richard Stroud.

  • July 22, 2021

    VETMotorsports is a Veteran Therapy founded by Peter Cline that uses motorsports to empower Veterans when returning to civilian life.

  • July 15, 2021

    Chief Master Sgt. Melvin Bockelman served in the Merchant Marines during World War II before joining the Air Force. He worked to computerize the Air Defense Command in Colorado before joining the Kansas City Police Department.

  • July 8, 2021

    Navy SEAL Danny P. Dietz was part of a four-man reconnaissance team tasked to kill or capture Ahmad Shah during Operation Red Wings.

  • July 4, 2021

    Army Veteran Robert “Bob” Sidney played an unusual role in the Allied efforts during World War II – he was a dancer and choreographer.

  • July 1, 2021

    Marine Corps Veteran Marvin Strombo traveled 10,000 miles to Japan from his hometown in Montana to return a Japanese flag he had taken during World War II.

  • June 26, 2021

    Corporal Ed Bearss fought during Operation Cartwheel at New Britain during WWII. He later became a well-known military historian of the Civil War.

  • June 24, 2021

    Franklin Kameny served in the Army during World War II. After being fired from his job for his sexuality, he became a prominent LGBTQ activist.

  • June 17, 2021

    Retired Army Col. Sheri Swokowski is the highest-ranking, out transgender U.S. Veteran in the United States. Today, she advocates for LGBTQ+ Veterans.

  • June 10, 2021

    Navy Veteran and Activist Monica Helms is the creator of the Transgender Flag

  • June 6, 2021

    Coast Guard Veteran Frank DeVita served in World War II on USS Samuel Chase (AP-24) and was involved in the storming of Omaha Beach and later the Pacific Theater in Japan.

  • June 3, 2021

    Enshrined in the Navy Core Values Charter are honor, courage and commitment. Navy Veteran Harvey Milk upheld each of those values as he advanced gay rights.