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In 'Horse Soldiers,' comedian Rob Riggle plays colonel he served under in Afghanistan
When you think of comedian Rob Riggle, his characters in "The Hangover," "The Daily Show" and "21 Jump Street," may come to mind. But Riggle is much more than a funny man. The Kentucky native, 47, was in the United States Marine Corps for nearly two decades, and come early next year, Riggle will be
Obama Says John Glenn 'Lifted the Hopes of a Nation'
The death of legendary astronaut John Glenn sparked an outpouring of tributes, including from President Obama, who said the space pioneer "lifted the hopes of a nation." "With John's passing, our nation has lost an icon and Michelle and I have lost a friend," Obama said. "John spent his life
7 Memorable Quotes From Gen. James 'Mad Dog' Mattis
President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday night that he will "appoint" retired Marine Gen. James "Mad Dog" Mattis to be his secretary of defense. The two met in Bedminster, New Jersey, in November for an hour, after which Trump called Mattis the “real deal.” Under the Appointments Clause of
Ex-Marine Freed in Iran Swap 'Feels Alive'
And now to those Americans freed in that prisoner want with raunch they are still in Germany and this morning we are seeing and hearing from two of them as they celebrate their freedom. ABC's Brian Ross is here with more. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning. It's a good day for the released
Homecoming for Americans Hostages Freed From Iran
A new prisoner exchange, just one day before the 35th anniversary of "Nightline's" devoted coverage to another Iran hostage release.
Former Marine Released From Iranian Prison: I'm 'Proud to Be an American'
We have major developments tonight, after Americans were released in that prisoner swap from Iran. Tonight, one now speaking out. The former marine with a message for his fellow Marines, revealing what happened at the moment their plane cleared Iranian air space. And, late today, new images of
'Semper Fi': Freed From Iranian Prison, Amir Hekmati Speaks
Amir Hekmati, a former Marine freed from an Iranian jail in the recent prison swap, said in his first public appearance as a free man that he tried to uphold the reputation of the Marine Corps while in captivity and told his brothers-in-arms, “ Semper Fi ” – the Marine Corps motto meaning Always
Marine Vet Acts as Crossing Guard for Elementary Students
Cpl. Lewis Alston explains how he first began helping the children get to school.
Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor James Costello Weds Nurse He Met During Recovery
The Boston Marathon bombing survivor whose photo of him staggering away from the aftermath of the explosion, with his clothes shredded, became an iconic photo of that tragic day was married to a nurse who helped him recover from his injuries. James Costello and nurse Krista D'Agostino tied the knot
Give Thanks on Military Spouse Appreciation Day
On this Military Spouse Appreciation Day on Friday, get involved and support the spouses and families who support our service members. Read below to learn about organizations working to make a difference in the lives of military families. National Military Family Association The National ...