United States Armed Forces

National Guard members stand in formation. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Organizations Team Up To Help Soldiers In Need

The U.S. military men and women who serve overseas face incredible challenges in the fight for freedom. Those challenges do not end for many of them who return home.


Welcome Home A Hero

Hero’s Welcome Given To Final Military R&R Flight At DFW

The final R&R flight has arrived at DFW Airport, ending eight years of troops funneling through the airport en route home from two wars.


Shadow of a U.S. Serviceman. (credit: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)

Deploying Troops Treated To BBQ For July 4

It may not have been in the backyard, but barbecue and bonding made this Fourth of July more memorable for hundreds of U.S. troops. They were treated to a special lunch at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Monday.


Sgt. Javier Lozano's father Jesus watches President Obama announce troop exits from Afghanistan. Lozano will return soon from his second tour of duty.

Arlington Sergeant’s Family Responds To Obama’s Exit Plan

At the Lozano home in Arlington, the family hung on every word President Obama said about exiting Afghanistan. Their son is a sergeant, and he’ll be back home in just a few weeks.