It was the surprise of a lifetime for a veteran and his family.
The ad is simple: Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles "C.Q." Brown is wearing camouflage, seated in a hangar and speaking directly to the camera, his words punctuated by electrifying videos of pilots pushing the envelope.
Whenever Herb and June Cook take their open-top vehicle out for a drive, they receive much attention. The couple has grown used to stares, pointing fingers, honking horns and waving hands and realize it does not come because two octogenarians are riding in a convertible. Their mode of transportation may be one of just four in the nation.
When Jason Moon returned from serving in Iraq in 2004, he was, in his own words, broken. A musician since the age of 13, Moon found himself unable to write songs. He was suffering from anxiety, insomnia, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. In 2008, he attempted suicide and lived.
Wednesday, he turned 100-years-old and people turned out to celebrate his life. Chester is a Cleveland native and was a season ticket holder for the Browns. You also may have seen him at the Cavaliers games where he operated the elevator.
Freda Josephine McDonald was born in 1906 to parents who were entertainers in the St. Louis, Missouri area. The United States at the time was still very much a segregated country, and her parents had trouble making ends meet. She helped them out by doing odd jobs, but her father eventually left the family, leaving his daughter to scrounge for food and cash.
A year before Tanner Johnson was due to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, he was lying in a hospital bed and doctors were telling his family he had two hours to live.
Eight years after deploying to Afghanistan, a group of Army veterans found themselves back together.
Zia Ghafoori, his pregnant wife and their three small children landed in the United States from their home in Kabul in September 2014.
The biggest reason why most new food businesses fail has nothing to do with their food. Nancy Preston knows this because she’s spent much of her life in kitchens -- she also did the research to prove it.
Sean-Michael Green knows the feeling of loss that can come with leaving the military and returning to civilian life.
This summer, Vermont's veterans are taking the stage and sharing their stories across the state at town hall events that offer an opportunity for meaningful dialogue about the experience of those who served.