By Angel Canales

May 15, 2014 4:45am

US Navy Vet Inspiring Next Generation of Latino Engineers

Former U.S. Navy Nuke Barry Cordero said he knew from an early age that he wanted to help people. Growing up poor in the South Side of Chicago as the descendant of immigrants from both Mexico and Germany, he never heard of engineering as a… Read More »

By Angel Canales

May 8, 2014 6:00am

U.S. Army Veteran Turns Injury Into Innovative Startup

U.S. Army Sgt. Gary Walters joined the Louisiana Army National Guard in 1996 as a way to help pay for college. He comes from a long line of military service in the family. “I always wanted to be in the military but going active duty… Read More »

By ABC News

May 1, 2014 2:28pm

Heartwarming Moment Veteran and Bomb-Sniffing Dog Reunite After 2 Years

One of the hardest things for Army Sgt. Jason Bos to do in 2012 when a back injury forced him to retire from the military was say goodbye to his beloved bomb-sniffing dog he had affectionately nicknamed Cici. The two had worked closely together for… Read More »

By Angel Canales

Apr 29, 2014 4:44am

Army Vet Helps Develop Life-Saving Device for Treating Battlefield Wounds

Growing up in Erie, Penn., John Steinbaugh loved the outdoors, guns and hunting, he recalled, so becoming an infantryman seemed a natural fit. So, he joined the Army in 1987 as something to do out of high school. “The plan was to join the infantry,… Read More »

By Angel Canales

Apr 23, 2014 5:00am

Hero’s Homecoming: Navy Officer Reunited With His Family

On her drive north from Milton, Florida to the U.S. Navy Naval Base in Norfolk, Virginia, all Robin Theriot could think about was seeing her husband Ryan Theriot. The last time she saw Ryan was 9 months ago. It was a long drive, but well… Read More »

By Angel Canales

Apr 18, 2014 5:00am

Women’s Roller Derby League Brings Military Community Together

It’s just another Saturday night and a group of young women from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Lacey, Wash. are getting ready in the dressing room of the Bettie Bunker to compete in the sport they passionately love: Roller Derby. Spectators with posters line up along… Read More »

By Angel Canales

Apr 10, 2014 6:00am

Diving Program Helps Wounded Soldiers with Rehab

  Rincón, Puerto Rico — The first time former U.S. Army National Guard veteran John W. Thompson walked into Walter Reed he knew he had to do something. “I’ve never been to a military hospital and one day I went to have lunch with my… Read More »

By Angel Canales

Apr 1, 2014 5:00am

Army Vet, Military Dog Duo Keeps NYC Subways Safe

Growing up on a military base, NYPD Transit Crime Unit Officer Juan Rodriguez always looked up to his father, a sergeant major with U.S. Army Special Forces. “That’s what I saw at a young age. It was something I always wanted to do,” Rodriguez says. So… Read More »

By Angel Canales

Mar 26, 2014 3:00am

Veteran-Owned Wall Street Firm Employs Disabled Vets

When Lawrence Doll returned to the U.S. from Vietnam in 1969 he never forgot the help he received during his transition into civilian life. “There was a silent majority that wanted to work with veterans and most of them were former veterans and it was… Read More »

Mar 21, 2014 2:03pm

Soldier Surprises Family at Home Plate During Son’s Little League Game

Not only was it this family’s very first Little League game of the season — already a big deal to the baseball-loving bunch — but it was also an especially heartwarming occasion thanks to one very special, very unexpected surprise on the field. Capt. Ed… Read More »