American Heroes

  • Miyako Shanely: An Exciting Time

    Miyako Shanely: An Exciting Time

    Friday, May 11 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-05-11 16:34:16 GMT

    U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Miyako Shanely says America relies on her military. 

    U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Miyako Shanely says America relies on her military. 

  • Matthew Pelc: 'We're All The Same'

    Matthew Pelc: 'We're All The Same'

    Friday, May 11 2018 12:10 PM EDT2018-05-11 16:10:42 GMT

    The British soldiers U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Matthew Pelc served with in Afghanistan were always joking and laughing.

    The British soldiers U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Matthew Pelc served with in Afghanistan were always joking and laughing.

  • Matthew Pelc: On Patrol With Brits

    Matthew Pelc: On Patrol With Brits

    Friday, May 11 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-11 16:08:05 GMT

    U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Matthew Pelc was on joint patrol in Afghanistan in 2009 with a unit from the British army. 

    U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Matthew Pelc was on joint patrol in Afghanistan in 2009 with a unit from the British army. 

  • Rick White: Quite A Sight

    Rick White: Quite A Sight

    Thursday, May 10 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-05-10 17:07:59 GMT

    U.S. Army T/5 Rishel "Rick" White saw a lot during World War II: bombers being shot down in flames, parachuting airmen, and Nazi V-1 flying bombs, also known as buzz bombs. 

    U.S. Army T/5 Rishel "Rick" White saw a lot during World War II: bombers being shot down in flames, parachuting airmen, and Nazi V-1 flying bombs, also known as buzz bombs. 

  • Rick White: Liberation From Prison Camp

    Rick White: Liberation From Prison Camp

    Thursday, May 10 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-05-10 16:58:39 GMT

    U.S. Army T/5 Rishel "Rick" White was a World War II prisoner of war.  

    U.S. Army T/5 Rishel "Rick" White was a World War II prisoner of war.  

  • Rich Crum: Greetings From Panama

    Rich Crum: Greetings From Panama

    Thursday, May 10 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-05-10 16:55:15 GMT

    One of Rich Crum's most powerful memories of his service as a U.S. Army specialist was the first time he was deployed to Panama.

    One of Rich Crum's most powerful memories of his service as a U.S. Army specialist was the first time he was deployed to Panama.

  • Rick White: Battle Of The Bulge

    Rick White: Battle Of The Bulge

    Thursday, May 10 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-10 16:46:35 GMT

    When the Nazis began their counter offensive of the Battle of the Bulge, U.S. Army T/5 Rishel "Rick" White was there.

    When the Nazis began their counter offensive of the Battle of the Bulge, U.S. Army T/5 Rishel "Rick" White was there.

  • Matthew Pelc: Afghans 'Were Good People'

    Matthew Pelc: Afghans 'Were Good People'

    Monday, September 26 2016 8:32 PM EDT2016-09-27 00:32:27 GMT
    U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Matthew Pelc spent a great deal of time with the Afghan army when he was deployed in their country in 2009.
    U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Matthew Pelc spent a great deal of time with the Afghan army when he was deployed in their country in 2009.
  • Matthew Pelc: Wounded In Battle

    Matthew Pelc: Wounded In Battle

    Monday, September 26 2016 8:32 PM EDT2016-09-27 00:32:27 GMT
    U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Matthew Pelc's tour of Afghanistan ended when his unit took small arms fire while on patrol.
    U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Matthew Pelc's tour of Afghanistan ended when his unit took small arms fire while on patrol.
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