Medal Awarded to 94-Year-Old WWII Female Pilot

By Debbie Gregory. Earlier this month, the Congressional Gold Medal was awarded to Mary Pat Shely for her service in the Civil Air Patrol, an auxiliary of the United States Air Force, during World War II. The ceremony took place at the Aviation Museum in Lexington,...

Using Comedy to Help Heal Veterans

By Debbie Gregory. It is said that change, trauma and loss can breed growth, creativity, and discovery.  The veterans and military families who engage in the Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP)’s programs know this to be true. After losing a family member to...

Gold Star Mom Pens Tribute to Fallen Marine Son

By Debbie Gregory. In the years since Marine Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Price was killed in heavy fighting in Afghanistan, his exploits have lived on through his mother’s writing. “There was a Gold Star father that told us shortly after Dan was killed that we are the...

Former Marine and his Working Dog Reunited

Who doesn’t love a good reunion story, especially when it involves a servicemember? And a dog. Well, this one is no exception. U.S. Marine Nick Montez has finally brought home Mally, the bomb-sniffing dog he served with while in Afghanistan. The duo was separated...