Tonja Anderson-Dell started her nonprofit Honored Bound to help families find the remains of service members missing from military plane crashes. It began as a personal quest and ended up helping dozens.
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Jacksonville Ladies attend every veteran’s burial at the Jacksonville National Cemetery to honor and pay tribute to those who sacrificed all for our country.
Learn how Kelly Kowall created My Warrior’s Place, a retreat center in Tampa, FL, after her 20-year-old son was killed in Afghanistan.
Researchers have discovered that owning a pet can have many benefits, including lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, reducing stress and risk of depression and improving long-term survival after a heart attack.
John Hobson is a 93-year-old man on the move. More of a facilitator, that is.
We all mourn our losses in different ways. When Johnnie Dimas, a 95-year-old World War II veteran, lost his wife of 67 years, he went on a journey of discovery, honoring her memory.
In honor of Veterans Day, Art Shaffer recounts his recent tandem jump with 99 year-old, former paratrooper Jim “Pee Wee” Martin.
At 95, Richard Hall sat down with Growing Bolder to share his thoughts, his memories and wisdom about war and life.
Since she was a young girl, music has always been a major part of Jodi Tassos’ life, and at the age of 80, her love of the arts only continues to grow. For the past 14 years, she’s nurtured the musical education of those 55 and older as director of the Young at Heart Chorale. Come along as the group performs for a very special audience: a group of veterans residing at a VA Hospital.
Three decades after leaving the Marine Corps, Terry McGowan came out of retirement to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan — in his 50s. He breaks the silence of war in his fascinating new book and shares what it’s really like for our men and women serving on the frontlines.
Dr. Manette Monroe is on a mission to show veterans with PTSD it’s never too late to live the lives they’ve always dreamed about. She’s living proof that sometimes it just takes a little longer to make your dreams come true.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John Raaen enjoyed a long and distinguished military career that included excelling at West Point, storming the beaches of Normandy on D-Day and tours of duty in Korea and Vietnam. Now 93, he doesn’t like to look back but he knows it’s important to preserve his stories for history. He shares his remarkable memories.