Operation Mend

Military Encouraging News Digest

uplifting, feel good news.

Our mission is to deliver uplifting, feel good news, especially the stories of those who have served, past and present, and who have triumphed over adversity. But since we can’t be everywhere, we hope you will be our eyes on the street. Let us know who you think has climbed a proverbial mountain and planted a victory flag. Because most heroes are just ordinary people who have done extraordinary things.

Epic Photo Captures the Meeting of the Youngest and Oldest Living Marine Medal of Honor Recipients

Just as the Medal of Honor (MoH) itself has grown and developed since 1862, so too has the society that represents the men who wear it. The Medal of Honor Society consists of all living recipients of the medal, working to preserve its legacy and principles. Their...
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WOW – 100 Year Old Veteran Sky jumps From Airplane

Staying home and blowing out 100 candles wasn’t the way Polito “Paul” Olivas wanted to spend his milestone birthday. Instead, the 30-year Army veteran who jumped into Normandy on D-Day in 1944 with the 101st Airborne Division decided to take another leap. On August...
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Military Spouses Save This Marine’s Wedding After Florence

Whoever said that rain on your wedding day was good luck probably had drizzle or a light rain in mind. So when Hurricane Florence flooded Marine Cpl. Jordan Taylor and fiancée Jilia Arroyo's wedding venue, the couple was forced to have a quiet, last-minute ceremony at...
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