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Holocaust survivor shares her story of courage, resilience
April 20, 2023
Holocaust survivor shares her story of courage, resilience

DOD begins implementing Naming Commission recommendations
January 6, 2023
Graphic with nine boxes containing historic photo illustrations.

World War II pilot receives long-overdue medals, recognition
August 2, 2022
World War II pilot receives long-overdue medals, recognition

ARNORTH hosts ceremony, surprises WWII Soldier with long-overdue medals, including Bronze Star
May 17, 2022
ARNORTH hosts ceremony, surprises WWII Soldier with long-overdue medals, including Bronze Star

Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102
January 19, 2022
Two men in pilot uniforms greet one another.

Nation observes 80th anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor
December 7, 2021
Thick, black smoke fills the sky above several burning ships; one ship capsizes.

Bob Dole, GOP senator, presidential nominee and decorated WWII veteran, dies at 98
December 6, 2021
Environmental portrait of a man smiling.

U.S. Army North dedicates training facility to distinguished Texas Soldier
October 31, 2021
Service members holding plaque standing by a woman and Army General.

DOD Still Seeks to Find Missing Service Members From World's Battlefields
September 17, 2021
A pair of hands holds a small specimen with tweezers.

Defense Department observes National POW/MIA Recognition Day
September 17, 2021
A poster is a collage of photographs and a superimposed motto “You are not alone.”

DOD identifies most remains of those killed on USS Oklahoma
September 17, 2021
Thick, black smoke fills the sky above several burning ships; one ship capsizes.

Last of Doolittle Raiders memorialized during ceremony at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
September 10, 2021
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown Jr. presents the U.S. flag to retired Col. Richard E. Cole’s daughter, Cindy Chal, during his interment ceremony, Sept. 7, 2021.

Fifth Army’s 92nd ID only full division with Buffalo Soldiers in WWII European Theater
February 11, 2021
A mortar company of the 92nd Infantry Division passes ammunition and heaves it toward the Germans in an almost endless stream near Massa, Italy.

Air Force releases 'Red Tail Angels' docuseries
November 11, 2020
“The Red Tailed Angels” documentary series, which showcases the hardships, struggles and ultimately the successes of the Tuskegee Airmen, is now live on the Air Force Blue Tube channel. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

Former Army nurse, 100, recalls World War II experiences
August 24, 2020
Former Army nurse, 100, recalls World War II experiences

JBSA-Lackland’s Southeast Asia Airpark relocated
June 25, 2020
Moving B-52

New AMEDD Museum exhibits bring history alive for visitors
January 17, 2020
This scene depicting a medic treating a wounded dispatch rider in a French town after the D-Day invasion in 1944 is one of two new diorama displays at the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston

World War II nurse turns 100, recalls war experiences
December 13, 2019
Freda Haworth Coate (front row, right) holds the Army Nurse Corps Association coin given to her by Lt. Col. Karen Santiago (back row, left) and Lt. Col. Teresa Shiels, both with the 228 Combat Support Hospital in San Antonio. The coin was given to Coate during her 100th birthday celebration Nov. 20 in Leander, Texas. Coate served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in World War II in the South Pacific from 1943-45.

Remains of World War II service members laid to rest at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
November 8, 2019
More than 70 years after they died fighting for their country, the remains of two World War II service members were laid to rest during separate services at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in early November. Funeral services were held for 2nd Lt. Toney Gochnauer Nov. 4 and 2nd Lt. Ernest Matthews Jr. Nov. 5.

Joint Base San Antonio honors the 'Greatest Generation'
August 23, 2019
Brig. Gen. Walter Duzzny (left), deputy commanding general of U.S. Army North, listens to the stories of Tuskegee Airmen James Bynum and Theodore Johnson after a ceremony honoring World War II Veterans for their service and sacrifice at the Military and Family Readiness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 20. The ceremony was hosted by the FSH Survivor Outreach Services Support Program in partnership with the FSH Gold Star Families as a way to honor the WWII veterans who were unable to travel to France for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day.