Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis stepped into the path of the Polish soldier and blocked him from the blast of an insurgent’s suicide vest, according to a report in the Army Times.
Volunteer groups in New York have decided to mark the anniversary of 9/11 by assisting first responders with small acts of helpfulness.
The family of Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis said he died living out his dream, in a job he loved, fighting for our country.
Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis died Wednesday in Ghani Province in an attack that involved an improvised explosive device and small arms fire, the Pentagon said.
The Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, was struck by a suicide bomber overnight – amid warnings against American targets and travel warnings for American citizens.
Nearly two-dozen wounded veterans took a life changing trip to the 9/11 Memorial on Thursday. Emotions ran high as New York’s Finest offered the group of heroes a salute.
Bailey was originally given to Brady by Afghan soldiers, he told Gusoff that when he returned home from Afghanistan he was heartbroken to leave Bailey behind.
For Alex Minsky getting from the battlefield to the runway wasn’t easy. The Marine lost a leg when his Humvee hit an improvised explosive device during a patrol in Afghanistan in 2009.
For soldiers in Afghanistan every day is a relentless fight for survival, a fight that film makers Mike and Carlos Boettcher wanted to capture.
Four years ago, Chris Meek, who works in finance, started the charity Solder Socks, and wants to donate ten exoskeletons to paralyzed veterans.
“The Hornet’s Nest” follows U.S. Forces in Afghanistan in some of the most dramatic scenes ever caught on camera.
Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, shot himself in Afghanistan in 2011 after being racially harassed by other soldiers.
Cassidy, who has served in the National Guard and Army Reserve for more than 17 years, told CBS 2 that he wants to make sure that no one forgets the sacrifices of those who gave their lives, and the many who are still waiting to come home.
30-year-old Sgt. Kieran Murphy was with the Fighting 69th in Afghanistan when a roadside bomb shattered his leg and injured his back last year.
Military working dogs are trained to jump out of helicopters, repel down walls, swim long distances, and sniff out bombs from up to two miles away. However, no matter how much preparation a war dog receives, the combat experience can still be traumatic.