At cemeteries this weekend, you might notice row after row of small American flags fluttering amid the gravestones. The history of that tradition dates back to the post-Civil War era.
Take another look at the men and women behind the uniforms, from a boundary-breaking Navy XO to a former Marine-turned-successful graphic novelist.
Having women command Navy warships is routine, but it wasn't always that way. And now the last restrictions keeping them from direct combat have been dropped.
Starting next month, immigration officials will let some adult children and siblings of elderly Filipino American vets wait for their immigrant visas in the United States instead of in the Philippines.
Beginning this month, tattoo enthusiasts who serve in the U.S. Navy can ink a lot more of their bodies. The new policy is designed to help recruit millennials.
Before Max Uriarte left the Marine Corps, he began a popular web-comic called Terminal Lance. His new graphic novel has now risen to the top of bestseller lists.
On Tuesday, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus made his case for incorporating women into combat roles to Marines at Camp Pendleton.