Military veterans make the ultimate contribution to society by putting their lives on the line for their country. Since the nation's founding, the dedication and bravery of soldiers has been the a key pillar on which the United States stands. From Revolutionary War heroes to Vietnam veterans, here's a look at famous military veterans.
As Donald Trump signed a defense spending bill named in honor of John McCain, the president didn’t mention the 81-year-old Arizona senator once. Trump even thanked Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, among others -- a snub which McCain chose not to mention on his website.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin didn’t attend last night’s Apollo gala kicking off the 50th anniversary of the first time humans landed on the moon; Aldrin is a usual attendee at the annual black-tie event. It came in the wake of a lawsuit filed against his two adult kids for financial and elder exploitation.
A Richmond, Virginia commission convened by Mayor Levar Stoney “to best tell the real story" of the Confederate era has recommended removing a statue of Jefferson Davis. The monument of the Confederate president was unveiled in 1907 at a reunion of Confederate veterans.
President Jackson’s portrait was prominently featured at a White House event honoring Native Americans; he’s known for an act resulting in thousands of Native American deaths. Trump also called Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas,” considered by some a racial slur.
Yogi Berra is best known as a Yankees player who was widely considered one of the best catchers of all-time. Later in life, he managed the team, becoming only one of six managers to lead both National and American League teams to the World Series.
Trump allowed the immediate release of 2,800 records by the National Archives. However thousands of other papers on JFK’s untimely death were withheld for “national security, law enforcement, and foreign affairs concerns.”