FOX5 is committed to honoring heroes in our community in our weekly segment, Salute to Service. This week’s nominee is Travis Horr of Washington, D.C. Travis served in the Marine Corps Infantry, and was stationed at the historic Marine Barracks, “8th and I” in D.C., as well as Camp Pendleton.
World War II veterans who invaded Normandy in France on June 6, 1944, were honored at the WWII Memorial on the National Mall in D.C. on Monday to remember the 78th anniversary of the event.
U.S. Vets, an organization focused on tackling homelessness among veterans, holds its first Memorial Day ceremony since the start of the pandemic to honor those who died in the line of duty.
Cpl. David B. Milano went missing in action after a battle near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea on Dec. 2, 1950.
Iconic Tuskegee Airman pilot Brigadier General Charles McGee has passed at 102 years old.
The Wounded Warrior Program has a 12-day, all-expenses-paid retreat called Umpire Academy for those who want to learn how to be an umpire, and can actually become one in their community.
A unique project called “Stories Behind the Stars” is seeking to ensure we remember WWII heroes in a more personal way.
Female service members and veterans have been fighting for years for better healthcare and safety. Now, a recently passed bill is giving the fastest growing group within the veteran community some hope.
A special program based at Walter Reed in Bethesda helps veterans recover through tennis.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff visited Georgetown eatery Dog Tag Bakery on Veterans Day to meet with veteran alumni from the bakery's fellowship program.
Several restaurants and retailers are saluting veterans and active-duty military personnel on Wednesday by offering freebies and discounts in honor of Veterans Day 2020.
Veterans and Gold Star families will be given free lifetime access to national parks in the United States, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced.
Brayton Paul loves all kinds of ice cream and still builds model airplanes.
Caleb Harris served in the US Forces, and was going to college and working when COVID-19 hit.
One of the oldest members of a Maryland assisted living facility turned 105 years old and was honored with a car parade and special salute from current military.
Irene Triplett, whose father fought on both sides of the American Civil War, has passed away at age 90.
Sitting in a wheelchair in full military dress holding an American flag, the only surviving Tuskegee Airman nurse humbly celebrated her 100th birthday on Thursday.
Tom Moore, who is lauded for raising millions for the NHS in the U.K., will be knighted for his selfless service.
A 99-year-old Marine veteran earned a new medal this week -- to go along with the two Purple Hearts he was given for his actions during World War II -- after winning a long and tough battle against the coronavirus.
Grab the tissues!