After the Night Battle

After the Night Battle

This photo was taken by Sergeant Bruce Martin on the morning of October 13th, 1967, after the night battle. The main march in for Operation Medina from the landing zone (“LZ Dove”) began on October the 12th, 1967, and they basically cut a path through this heavy...
SSG Ryan Pitts

SSG Ryan Pitts

On #MedalofHonorMonday, we recognize U.S. military hero U.S. Army SSG (Ret.) and MOH Recipient Ryan Pitts. On July 13, 2008, Sgt. Ryan Pitts and his fellow paratroopers were stationed at Observation Post Topside in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, providing perimeter...
Stanislav Petrov: The Man Who Averted Nuclear Catastrophe

Stanislav Petrov: The Man Who Averted Nuclear Catastrophe

In the midst of the Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union, one man’s calm and rational decision-making saved the world from potential nuclear disaster. Lieutenant Colonel Stanislav Petrov, a key figure in the Soviet Air Defense Forces,...