These Women Answered the Call in WWI. Should They Receive the Gold Medal?

ceremony honoring World War I-era Hello Girls

One hundred years ago, a huge crowd gathered in Armory Park in Passaic to hear U.S. Army General John J. Pershing praise the men who fought so bravely in World War I. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces that defeated Germany and its allies to end World War I, came to Passaic on Memorial […]

9 Military Hospitals Receive Top Marks for Patient Safety

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Nine military medical facilities have received the highest grade for patient safety from a nonprofit watchdog organization that aims to improve quality and care across the nation. The Leapfrog Group released its Hospital Safety Grades on May 1 following assessments of more than 30 performance measures at 3,000 medical centers and hospitals across the country. […]

56 Vietnam-Era MPs Receive Bronze Stars Amid Army Review of Past Honors

Bronze Medal awarded to Steven Aurelio

Fifty-six meritorious Bronze Stars were awarded Monday to members of an Army military police company that took on infantry missions in Vietnam, while the service began a massive records search going back to World War II to find others who may have missed out on honors they rated. “Hollywood couldn’t make this up,” Rep. Bob […]