Honoring Veterans News
Chris Pratt, John Krasinski honor veterans with Memorial Day workout
ABC News' Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
91-year-old Korean War vet has been playing taps since high school
For decades, trumpet player Elmer Hayes has been honoring fallen service members with taps. Hayes, 91, knows the 24-note soundtrack well. The Korean War veteran from Stratford, Wisconsin, has been playing taps on Memorial Day since 1956. When he started playing the trumpet at 10 years old, he
Retired soldier presents gold stars to families of veterans
45 years after getting out of Vietnam alive, Jim Crigler travels 2,300 miles down the Mississippi River to honor veterans and their families for their service.
When 'World Makes You Cynical,' Veterans Can Inspire, Obama says
President Obama today renewed his call for national unity in the wake of a divisive election, saying in a Veterans Day speech at Arlington National Cemetery that Americans must "find strength in our common creed." Speaking after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Obama noted that
Severely Injured U.S. Army Captain Receives New Smart Home
ABC News' Ali Dukakis takes us inside a new smart home designed for a severely injured veteran.
Inspirational Marine Turns Adversity Into Triumph
American veteran Sergeant Joey Jones shares his inspirational story after being disabled by war and tells others how to live life without limits.
Prince Harry's Girlfriend Meghan Markle Jets to London
I always go for the funny, George, like somebody else we know. Your beautiful wife who is in "Pop news." First I have your royal romance update. Going to be a big weekend for prince Harry and his girlfriend. We know Meghan Markle is in London and "The daily mail" snapped these photos entering the
A Look Inside 'Take Me Home Huey' Medevac Helicopter
ABC News' Rachel Scott checks out a helicopter that was shot down in Vietnam and repurposed as an art piece to honor veterans.
Marine Veteran Charlie Linville Is First Combat-Wounded Amputee to Scale Mount Everest
A U.S. Marine Corps veteran made history Thursday as the first ever combat-wounded amputee to reach the summit of Mount Everest . Staff Sgt. Charlie Linville, 30, climbed the 29,029-foot summit of the highest mountain on earth with a prosthetic leg after being involved in a blast in Afghanistan in
‘Negro’ D-Day Hero Overlooked for Medal of Honor, Lawmaker Says
The faded, type-written piece of paper was buried in a box of 70-year-old documents at a presidential archive, but after it was recently unearthed, the fragile paper shined a spotlight on what a history detective called an injustice that lingers on from the Second World War – that of some black