"Riding to me is how I find my zen. I can have the worst day in the world and [ride] and I don't think about anything else."
In this episode of "Paving the Way," Weston Scott catches up with Army Ranger Wil Willis to talk about what riding motorcycles means to them.
There's the version Navy recruits hear during basic training, and there's the actual version, otherwise known as a compromise between budget and bulge.
Most became stars of propaganda films, publicly living the life of megastars. When the cameras were gone, life became very different for them all.
Earning the yellow stripes takes a special combination of honor, courage, and commitment.
At the time of its loss, the Indianapolis was "ghost" due to the secrecy of its mission to run nuclear weapon components for the Hiroshima atomic bomb.
When the US military's transports and cargo planes aren't enough for the mission, the Department of Defense can call upon its ghost fleet to lend a hand.
The Navy will make use of a float on/float off ship to bring the heavily-damaged USS Fitzgerald back to America for repairs and refurbishment.
In 1956, Tom Attridge became the first pilot in history to shoot down his own jet — a US Navy F11F Tiger — during a test flight near New York.
This nuclear-powered missile wouldn't just destroy its targets — it was also built to annihilate and poison everything in its path.
It has taken years for a suitable replacement for the VH-3 to materialize as part of the Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program.
America's newest warship is named after Sgt. Rafael Peralta, a US Marine whose story continues to inspire long after his passing in Iraq in 2004.
Backpack nukes were a real thing, and if ever the Cold War went hot, these special operations suicide squads were trained to use them behind enemy lines.
In the late 1970s, the US Army's Special Forces stood up America's first counterterrorist unit while Delta Force was still in its early stages of creation.