Sergeant Randy McConnell earned seven Purple Hearts, two Silver Stars, a Bronze Star for Valor, and an Army Commendation Medal for Valor in Vietnam. But that's not his whole legacy.
Right along Tampa Bay is a powerful program dedicated to helping wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans.
A healthy recovery is what everyone hopes for when they're diagnosed with COVID-19. For one Bay Area veteran, it didn't come easy, but after six months in the hospital and six weeks on a ventilator, his family is now preparing to welcome him home.
Retired US Air Force Major Gabriel Gonzalez's sacrifice to his country includes suffering a near-deadly traumatic brain injury while serving in Iraq in 2017.
The organization Building Homes for Heroes was able to give a Brooksville family the gift they truly deserved this Christmas.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released a preliminary plan for distributing COVID-19 vaccines once the Food and Drug Administration issues an emergency use authorization.
The legendary pilot and retired brigadier general became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, December 7, marks a sad day in America’s history.
For military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), overcoming trauma can be difficult. So can talking about it but a Bay Area veteran found an outlet in writing about his experiences.
"We want our fellow service members to know we have their back. We still live by the mantra that that we never leave a service member behind," one volunteer explained.
Navy Veteran Vince Earl Forbes just celebrated turning 100 with a big, socially-distant party in his honor.
A Plant City soldier died at the age of 22 while serving our country in Vietnam. For more than 50 years, PFC Henry Van Demps laid in an unmarked grave -- until this week, when he finally got the military honors he deserved.
A Bay Area veteran’s rifle led to an amazing war story, earning him the Bronze Star in World War II.
Voters in Florida have approved Amendment Six, which deals with other special tax breaks our state gives to disabled veterans.
Former Army Staff sergeant Mylee Cardenas and her daughter, Brianna, got a new, mortgage-free home Tuesday from Building Homes For Heroes.
Former presidential candidate and frequent Fox News guest Pete Buttigieg has a message for voters who pulled the lever for Donald Trump in 2016: "It's OK to change your mind."
The search is on to find the rightful owner of a Purple Heart medal. A Bradenton police detective who is also a veteran found the medal at a Palmetto antique shop and is now trying to track down the family of its original owner.
A man in St. Petersburg is on a mission to find a military hero or that person's family. He doesn't know the man's story or where exactly he's from. But he has a box containing a few things that belong to him, including an Army medal.
Over a year after helping 9/11 first responders receive access to a crucial compensation fund, Jon Stewart has turned his focus toward helping the nearly 200,000 veterans who've said their health was compromised by their exposure to burn pits while serving overseas.
The law makes it a first-degree felony victimize 10 or more veterans out of at least $50,000.