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U.S. Marines Rush in to Save Seniors Stuck in Burning Building, All 190 Residents Are Successfully Rescued

The soldiers were not ordered to help in the rescue effort – they simply jumped into action.
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13 Marines Returning From Afghanistan Upgraded to First Class

A group of Marines on their way home from Afghanistan got something they didn't expect after spending five days getting on and off planes...
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Marines Studying Mindfulness-Based Training

The U.S. Marine Corps, seeing a record suicide rate and thousands of veterans with post-traumatic stress, is studying how to help its troops by...
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Marines Carry Young Boy Across Finish Line After Prosthetic Leg Breaks

While running the last mile of a youth triathlon Sunday, Ben Baltz's prosthetic leg broke and the 11-year-old went down. That's when a group...
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Marines Carry Young Boy Across Finish Line After Prosthetic Leg Breaks

While running the last mile of a youth triathlon Sunday, Ben Baltz's prosthetic leg broke and the 11-year-old went down. That's when a group...
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Iraqi Donkey That Befriended U.S. Marines Arrives In U.S.

A donkey that wandered up to the Marine camp in Anbar province soon became such a part of the unit that he received his...
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Marines Storm Ship Seized By Pirates

The German-owned vessel Magellan Star was the latest ship to be seized by Somali pirates, with the ship's crew and vessels held for ransom...
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Marines, Sailor Save Severely Burned Afghan Boy

An Afghan gentleman begged a squad of Marines, out on a routine visit to a village in southern Afghanistan, to come to his nephew's...

Marines Credited With Rescue at California Motel Fire

A half-dozen off-duty Marines who raced through a burning motel on Sunday warning sleeping guests that it was on fire were hailed as lifesaving...

Watch George H. W. Bush’s Service Dog Take the Most Adorable Vow of Service to Bring Joy to Veterans

Sully the yellow Labrador was recently sworn in for his new job serving at a veterans hospital, and the ceremony was pawsitively adorable.

Good News in History, February 23

On this day 151 years ago, the African-American scholar, activist, and writer, W.E.B. Du Bois was born. A key early advocate for civil rights in...

Good News in History, November 11

100 years ago today, World War I officially ended— on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month—when Germany signed an...

Good News in History, June 15

40 years ago today, King Hussein of Jordan married the Arab-American woman Lisa Halaby, who became the mother of four of his children as...

4 Marine Vets Rekindle Friendship, Recreate 50-Year-old Surfing Photo

These four musketeers from a war long past have reunited to recreate an iconic photo of their friendship from fifty years ago. Once the Vietnam war...

3-Legged Dog Awarded Highest Military Honor For Bravery

Even our military dogs deserve happy endings – and Lucca the German shepherd is guaranteed a good one.

How Tootsie Rolls Saved A Group Of US Troops in 1950 (WATCH)

Imagine being in the middle of fighting a war in freezing cold weather when you run out of ammunition and get candy instead.

Navy SEAL Received Medal of Honor for Heroic Actions in Afghanistan

Today at the White House, Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward C. Byers Jr. became the sixth Navy SEAL in U.S. history to receive...

Service Members Pledge to Defend 8-Year-old Muslim-American Girl

When a politician’s remarks made an eight-year-old girl cry, American service members let her know they have her back. Melissa Chance Yassini came home from...

Retired Couple Helps Thousands of Veterans Get Work, And We Can Too

Ten years ago, Mark and Tori Baird got a knock on their door from a Marine who’d just returned from Iraq. The soldier was wondering...

Ex-Hell’s Angel Brings Amputee Vets To Hike World’s Toughest Mountains

A former member of the biker gang Hell’s Angels has founded a nonprofit to give severely wounded veterans the opportunity to become heroes once...