Singer and songwriter Lee Greenwood is the man behind the most stirring patriotic song of our generation, and he says he’s more focused than ever on the state of our country. Find out why he felt he had to write his new book, “Does God Still Bless the U.S.A.?”

Betty Wall Strohfus was one of a handful of female pilots in World War II. After the war, she thought that part of her life was over. Now at 91, she’s more proud and passionate than ever, and she’s one of the feistiest people you’ll ever meet! Plus, find out how she recently gave an Air Force pilot the ride of his life in an F-16. (Click here to watch the video version of this story)

Throughout his entire life, journalist and veteran Ray Rowan has been on the front lines of history. Now he’s trying to change the way history sees our aging population in his new book, “Never Too Late: A 90 -Year-Old’s Pursuit of a Whirlwind Life.”

What is it about a challenge that lures even the most sane of us to take on huge risks? Meet Pat Gallant-Charette, who started swimming after her brother’s sudden death at 34. Now 60, she just swam her way across the English Channel and into the record books.

Perhaps more than any other group, the recession continues to have a painful effect on the Americans over 50. With her Over 50 and Out of Work project, Susan Sipprelle hopes to change the public perception of these talented workers. Susan also says her project can provide hope and useful tips to help them get back in the job market in jobs that are even better and more fulfilling than the jobs they lost. Find out how.