Korean War Spotlight: The Story of Corporal Rudy Hernandez

Corporal Rodolfo Pérez “Rudy” Hernández (April 14, 1931 – December 21, 2013) was a United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor, America’s highest military decoration, for his actions on …

This History of Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger and his troops declared to all the people in Galveston, Texas General Order Number 3: “The people of Texas are informed that …

The Creation of the U.S. Army

Since it was established on June 14, 1775, a year before the Declaration of Independence was signed, the U.S. Army has played a vital role in the growth and development …

D-Day: The Roles Airborne and Special Operations Soldiers Played

In 1943 the Allies decided upon an invasion of Northwest Europe in May 1944. Landing in Normandy, they would capture the channel ports and secure an area for further ground …