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Written by Todd DePastino We’ve all learned to be skeptical of social media truths, so when Betty sent me the following screenshot of a claim...
Written by Todd DePastino If you travel through Terminal 2, Concourse B of one of the busiest airports in the world, you can learn in...
(Dwight D. Eisenhower Library) Written by Todd DePastino One of my favorite historical documents is a hand-written statement that was never released to the public....
Written by Bill Barber Bill Barber served with the First Force Reconnaissance Company, Third Reconnaissance Battalion in I Corps Vietnam in 1965-1966. He stayed in...
Written by Todd DePastino USAF Master Sergeant Al Claycomb has written five children’s books dealing with life’s big issues: loneliness, loss, faith, and friendship. Al...
Written by Todd DePastino A great new space for veterans and the military community is coming Pittsburgh this summer, and the Veterans Breakfast Club is...
Written by Todd DePastino D-Day Quiz 1 / 13 What are the code names of the two remaining British invasion beaches? Check 2 / 13...
Written by Todd DePastino While reading Bill Bonnamy’s website devoted to the 319th Glider Field Artillery, 82nd Airborne Division, I was reminded just how long...
Photos by Rich Doerr Vietnam veteran and master photographer Rich Doerr traveled on our VBC Vietnam Tour last year and took a striking set of...
Written by Todd DePastino It’s not “Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima” by Joe Rosenthal or “V-J Day in Times Square” by Alfred Eisenstaedt. But...
An aerial view of a hangar area at RAF Upper Heyford (USAF) Written by Bob Von Bargen I was at Upper Heyford RAF Base near...
written by Carole Popchock While listening to VBC Greatest Generation Live programs about the Air War in World War II, I remembered a family story...