She helped bring down barriers in the ’40s and is still at it today! This female fighter pilot recently won the highest civilian honor there is, and at 94, has advice for good living that stands the test of time.
He is the world’s foremost authority on America’s conflicts from our individual soldiers’ points of view.
Fred Fruehan did not hesitate to enlist in WWI, although he would rather have stayed in Pennsylvania and married his sweetheart, Caroline. But as Fred told us, all involved felt that duty to his country came first.
Today, the Korean conflict is considered the “forgotten war.” It began just five years after the end of World War II and has been overshadowed by the Vietnam War. One of many forgotten heroes was Phillip Kulbes, who received a Silver Star for his bravery.
In 1984, at the age of 56, fighter pilot, daredevil and American aviation hero Joe Kittinger completed the first solo trans-Atlantic balloon flight from Maine to Italy. 25 years later, he shares his story with Growing Bolder. Here’s a sneak peek.
At the age of 41, she enlisted in the National Guard and found herself assigned to the same unit as her son! Now both are serving side-by-side in Iraq.
Many of us have been touched by the war in the Gulf. Imagine how many more were affected by WWII. Veterans of that war are dying off at a rate of 1,100 a day. Take a moment to watch one vet tell his story.
Honest, hard working people like 94-year-old Bill Macias are the backbone of America. As we celebrate Independence Day, he celebrates his incredible life and the country that made his dreams come true.
The most effective, devastating and romanticized aircraft of WWII was the B-17. Countless books and movies dramatize the Flying Fortress and the 10-men crews that flew them. Here is a chance to take a rare flight in the plane that ruled the skies.
At a time when people thought blacks lacked intelligence, skill, and courage, the Tuskegee Airmen proved them wrong — fighting the enemy overseas and racism at home.