In his youth, Col. Ralph M. Hockley was a German Jew on the run from the Nazis. Years later, he would return to Germany as an American Soldier, fight in the Korean War and serve as a intelligence agent during the Cold War.
Building the Tomb, honoring the fallen
As a Soldier, Lorimer Rich served his country in World War I. As an architect, he honored his fallen brethren by designing the Tomb of the Unknowns. (DOD graphic by Peggy Frierson, Soldiers, Defense Media Activity)
Clash of the titans
The “Desert Roques” of the 64th Armor Regiment show what it takes to get a shot at the coveted U.S. Army Sullivan Cup. (DOD photos by Pete Ising, DOD graphic by Peggy Frierson, Soldiers)
It’s in their genes
Tropic Lightning’s history and vision fuel key role in Pacific Rebalance. (DOD graphic by Peggy Frierson, Soldiers, Defense Media Activity)
The McIntyre-Brewer family has remained selfless and resilient in the face of deployments and life-threatening illnesses, advocating for veterans, wounded warriors and sick children.
Army officials work to ensure heroes get the medals and recognition they deserve, even decades later.
The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion shredded racial and gender barriers to become the only African-American WAC unit sent to Europe during World War II.
The Army and Navy have teamed to develop an implanted prosthetic device that is more than an extension of the body, it’s a part of it.
Retired tech at the U.S. Army Transportation Museum may have served as the creative "Force" behind "Star Wars" gear.
USAHEC's Veterans Ambassador Program aims to preserve the past through Soldiers' oral histories.
Army Cyber Command emphasizes the need for cyber diligence in the field and at home.
Sgt. Angelo Gepponi’s field art from World War II continues to inspire artists today and serves as a witness to history.