A fall of just a few feet from a Navy helicopter changed Jessica Callihan's life.
When we picture injuries suffered at war, more often than not they are physical wounds.
A Marine who lost both of his legs fighting in Afghanistan has a new partner: a yellow lab named Willie.
In our on camera interview Mr. Bruce talks about the memorable moment he recalls on a shopping trip with his father. He also talks about his own service in World War II.
Halfway into the year 2013 we take a look back at the issues and people
featured in our ongoing series about East Tennessee military veterans.
Survivor is a word often used to describe Claude Reagan. His
"Tarzan swing" from the sinking SS Leopoldeville on Christmas Eve 1944
earned him that moniker for life.
Ask James Self about the day he stormed a beach in Normandy, France, and
the East Tennessee native reminds you he was, "one of the lucky ones."
The family of a World War II veteran set out to surprise him on his 85th birthday.
It is a sad truth that the troops who committed suicide last year, on average one every day, outnumber those killed in action.
It is never too late to get help. That is the message from a counselor who has devoted years to helping military veterans cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD.
A desire to serve her country and few boxes of Butterfinger candy bars
helped Tommye Kelly earn a spot in the Marine Corps in 1943.
A shooting during a recent scuffle at a restaurant ended in the death of
a war veteran who not only served his country, but who came to the aid
an East Tennessee father coping with the loss of his military son in
Handshakes, waves, and applause greeted East Tennessee native Jim Morrow as he walked along a parade route with close to 500 veterans of Vietnam in Pigeon Forge.
The Gatlinburg tourist t-shirt for sale in Afghanistan at an outdoor
market was just one moment captured in hours of video and hundreds of
pictures recorded by East Tennessee musician, singer, and USO road
manager Doug Shock.
Donald Young is 40 years removed from the jungles of Vietnam but he says
memories of his 15 months of service there revisit him on a near
After a motorcycle wreck that crushed his back and tore up one of his
knees, Brandon Abrao faced a recovery that threatened to derail his
dream of piloting a plane in the Air Force.