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Rob Jones was serving in the Marine Corps in Afghanistan when an IED took his legs – but not his spirit. On Veterans Day, he achieved his dream of running 31 marathons in 31 days. On Megyn Kelly TODAY, he tells Megyn that he pushed though pain after falling on his back during one run, […]
At the Georgia Aquarium, veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder are discovering a new way to combat their doubts and fears: swimming among whale sharks and stingrays. NBC’s Kerry Sanders has this week’s Sunday Closer.
There are about 18.5 million living veterans of the United States Armed Forces, with the oldest having served in World War II. In this week’s Sunday Spotlight, NBC senior correspondent Tom Brokaw reports on a group of men from the 30th Infantry Division who stood up to Hitler but have been waiting to be recognized […]
An American flag has arrived in Tampa, Florida, from Seattle, Washington, after a 4,600-mile trek for the Old Glory Relay. Ten thousand warriors and civilians alike helped relay the flag to raise money for veterans’ programs.
At a Veterans Day event on Saturday, Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore blasted the Washington Post article accusing him of inappropriate behavior with a 14-year-old girl in 1979, calling it “fake news.” NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez reports for Sunday TODAY.
The Warrior Sailing Program gets veterans on the water and has taught over 250 former military men and women how to sail. With 75% of veterans suffering from PTSD or a brain injury, the program can provide physical, mental and emotional therapy for a variety of injuries and illness.
Volunteer veterans participate in the Old Glory Run, in which the American flag is carried from Seattle to Tampa. Participants pass the flag to others along the way. Some people are so moved that they are compelled to join in.
As in years past, the Old Glory Relay is inspiring spontaneous acts of unity for aging veterans along the way.
Marvin Bochner was part of the U.S. Army unit that liberated Ohrdruf, the first Nazi death camp liberated by American troops during World War II.
A special tribute to friend of the show Colonel Jack Jacobs, whose bravery reminds us what Veterans Day is all about.