Military Assistance to Maui Swells to 700 as Recovery Teams Aid in Identifying Remains

Wildfire recovery efforts in and around Lahaina, Maui

The military’s mission of aiding first responders on the Hawaiian island of Maui continues to grow, now involving nearly 700 Defense Department personnel and 157 Coast Guardsmen, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters on Tuesday. In contrast, a week ago, the U.S. military had around 400 service members providing aid to the island after fires swept […]

Medal of Honor Recipient’s Remains ID’d 73 Years After Korea

President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol and his wife Kim Keon Hee

WASHINGTON — The remains of a U.S. Army corporal killed during the Korean War have been identified 73 years after he was declared missing and was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery, U.S. and South Korean officials said Wednesday. Luther H. Story of Buena Vista, Georgia, was posthumously awarded the nation’s highest military award […]