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May 19, 2022
Dr. Peter M. Rhee served for 24 years, working as a Navy surgeon. He is known for saving many lives at a 2011 shooting in Tucson.
May 12, 2022
Bill Blass was a world-renowned fashion designer who put his career on hold to join the Ghost Army during WWII.
May 5, 2022
Navy Veteran John Thach served in World War II and the Korean War. He invented the Thach Weave and Big Blue Blanket Defense.
April 29, 2022
Army Veteran Felix L. Sparks, who served in World War II, is best known for his role in liberating the Dachau concentration camp.
April 28, 2022
Navy Veteran Christian Crifasi biked 3,442-miles across the U.S. over 88 days, raising awareness and funds for the charity CreatiVets.
April 21, 2022
Robin Olds, known for his brash personality, became an endearing figure thanks to his leadership, forward-thinking in aerial warfare and love for fellow Air Force pilots.
April 14, 2022
Randolph Bresnik served in the Marine Corps during Operations Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom. In 2004, he was selected to become a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut.
April 7, 2022
Marine Corps Veteran Marco Polo Smigliani received a Purple Heart for his service during the Vietnam War. He was a crew member of SS Columbia Eagle, the first American ship to be hijacked in 150 years.
March 31, 2022
This #OperationSong spotlight is on "Peacemaker" by Veteran Gloria Savage, who served in the United States Air Force for 20 years.
March 24, 2022
In his song “The Cry of the Wounded,” Army Veteran Tom Spooner reflects on his struggles with PTSD and offers hope to others.
March 17, 2022
Carmelita Vigil-Schimmenti was the first Hispanic woman to reach the rank of brigadier general.
March 10, 2022
Army Veteran Summer Elmer served in the military for five years, in which she was stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii, and Fort Hood, Texas.
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