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Gary Sinise, known for his dozens of acting roles, including Lt. Dan in “Forrest Gump,” sits down with NBC’s Harry Smith to talk about why his greatest work has been volunteering for America’s service members.
“It's really heartwarming to see this feeling of peace over this veteran's returning 'cause they can see that it's at peace and the war is over,” David Clark tells NBC’s Lester Holt. Tune in to NBC Nightly News tonight for the story.
A World War II veteran named Joe Cuba is celebrating his 100th birthday on March 2, so his nursing home posted a photo of him with a poster explaining his wish for 100 cards. Joe ended up receiving more than 16,000 cards and letters!
North Carolina students are fundraising to send World War II veterans to upcoming 75th anniversary D-Day ceremonies in Normandy, France. WRAL's Kasey Cunningham reports.
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery called for the public’s attendance after discovering that Air Force veteran Joseph Walker had no family to attend his funeral on Monday.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell was changing a flat tire when a veteran stopped to help. “It almost felt like meeting an old friend,” Anthony Maggert says of his chance encounter with Powell. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports for TODAY.
When Shannon Polson was in the military, she defied the odds to become one of the first women to fly an Apache helicopter. Now, she’s inspiring others by sharing the lessons she’s learning and shining a light on other female trailblazers.
Richard Overton, the nation’s oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be the oldest living man in the U.S., died Thursday in Austin, Texas, at the age of 112.
Apple has launched an online store offering a 10 percent discount to military members, veterans and their immediate families. Eligible customers can also go to an Apple store to receive products if they’re in stock.
Tom Hanks, a chairman of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Hidden Heroes campaign since its inception in 2016, talks to TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie about his mission to help veterans and their caregivers. He later meets Pat and Jimmy Ochan, two American citizens originally from Uganda; Jimmy served on the battle field and Pat is still serving […]