Texas Congressman Won't Stop Wearing Combat Infantryman Badge that Was Revoked

Rep. Troy Nehls during a House Judiciary Committee markup hearing

More than a month after a news report revealed that the Combat Infantryman Badge Rep. Troy Nehls, R-Texas, wears on his lapel was revoked since he was never eligible for the award to begin with, the congressman refuses to take the pin off. Nehls’ stubbornness has garnered growing criticism from veterans and others in the […]

Texas' Future Medal of Honor Museum Will Showcase This Rare Icon of Vietnam War

Huey Helicopter at the Medal of Honor Museum

Arlington’s National Medal of Honor Museum welcomed its largest artifact at an event Thursday night. A fully restored Vietnam-era Huey helicopter will be a centerpiece of the future museum’s 31,000-square-foot exhibition gallery when it opens in March in the city’s entertainment district. Veterans gathered at the site Thursday for a celebration of the Bell UH-1 […]

Lawmakers Move to Defund US Military's Gaza Aid Pier After Torrent of Problems

Humanitarian aid reaches Gaza via the temporary Trident Pier

Amid being battered by rough seas and weathering international logistical headaches, the U.S. military’s humanitarian aid pier in Gaza is facing another obstacle: Congress. A pair of bills advanced last week in the House seeks to end the mission that was billed as the Biden administration’s flagship effort to aid Palestinian civilians on the brink […]