Navy Veteran Swims for Gold at Rio Paralympics

September 08, 2016
Blinded veteran epitomizes the kind of can-do attitude the Paralympics enshrine.
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Stories of Service

June 16, 2016
As the city of Orlando grapples with the aftermath of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub, 12 golden retrievers from seven states arrive to help.
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September 07, 2016
After flying military planes during World War II, raising a family, visiting all seven continents and bungee-jumping in New Zealand at 83, Elaine Harmon had one final, seemingly simple wish: to be...
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November 17, 2016
The short videos Places Like This: A Veteran Expedition & Places Like This: The Value of Wilderness tell us the stories of group expeditions where teamwork in the wilderness is used to heal vets...
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June 02, 2016
As his photo spread across social media, a West Point cadet's inspiring story as a Haitian immigrant became known.
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May 27, 2016
Singer Florence Welch and guitarist Rob Ackroyd performed a set in Chen’s hospice room—and Chen was ready with harmonies.
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