History Stories
CATEGORY: U.S. Armed Forces
Dan Rather Reflects on His Emotional Visit to Two Military Cemeteries
November 10, 2017

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History’s Biggest Common Sense Moments
November 3, 2017

Experts discuss 11 times history could have gone off the rails...but didn't. Read More

Are You Prepared for a Zombie Apocalypse? The U.S. Government Is
October 31, 2017

The Department of Defense vs. The Walking Dead Read More

Watch Bowe Bergdahl’s First Video Interview Since His Kidnapping
October 20, 2017

Sgt. Bergdahl was held by the Taliban for five years after deserting his base in Afghanistan in 2009. Read More

How a Navy Dirigible Became the World’s Deadliest Airship
October 18, 2017

The USS Akron’s demise was surprising, but it shouldn’t have been. Read More

The Costliest Day in SEAL Team Six History
January 17, 2017

On August 6, 2011, insurgents shot down a Chinook transport helicopter in Afghanistan, killing all 38 people on board, including 15 Navy SEALS from Team Six’s Gold Squadron. Read More

The Birth of SEAL Team Six
December 2, 2016

Explore the (mostly) secret history of the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, aka SEAL Team Six. Read More

U.S. Special Ops: 6 Things You Should Know
January 13, 2016

From the Army’s Green Berets to Navy SEALs, Air Force Air Commandos, Marine Corps Raiders and beyond, Special Ops forces are the elite of the U.S. military. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Armed Forces
September 29, 2014

Delve into the history of America’s military. Read More

The Medal of Honor: 6 Surprising Facts
July 12, 2012

Discover six things you may not know about the Medal of Honor, which was signed into law 150 years ago, and its recipients. Read More