Just like Boy Scouts, adults always need to be prepared.
“When somebody does something nice, it really touches you.”
Duke is a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois. He is a former military working dog and Iraq war veteran now working as a K-9.
In 1944, his dad was captured by the Nazis along with thousands of other men and spent 100 days in prisoner of war camps.
The Army National Guard member had been away from his wife and kids for nearly a year.
“Have some compassion. Just let people be.”
“To realize I have kind of been looking at him in the mirror my entire life is just mind blowing.”
“He puts a smile on my face. I have a big smile when I see him do it,” his daughter said.
They redid his whole truck, and turned it into something beautiful.
It’s a happy ending even Hollywood couldn’t have written.
Not only was Gary’s family grieving, but they were also worried about how they were going to pay for his funeral expenses.
For four dedicated hours, Jeffrey hid inside his own house anticipating their return!
In a sweet moment, a Marine surprised his sister by coming home early and dropping into her school for an unexpected reunion.
“They are continuing their family’s legacy of service.”
A tree removal service was sent to a home to take apart a diseased tree and discovered a Civil War era cannonball and other artifacts.
This is so sweet!!
This manufacturing facility sews thousands of American flags from scratch for use in military funerals.
The pair bought the SUV with their own money, with plans to give rides to and from doctor’s appointments to critically ill children and veterans who’ve been wounded.
Bennie is a 98-year-old WWII veteran who works as a bag boy at Stop & Shop in New Jersey. The store threw him a surprise party for his birthday.
99-year-old Scottish-born World War II vet James McManus competed in the World Tango Championships in Buenos Aires, representing Ireland.
“There was a human being in the middle of the road that obviously needed help, and everyone was just driving past.”
His roommate and the whole fire department chipped in to buy him special glasses.
When Linwood Stanley Broach died, the WWII veteran’s funeral was attended by dozens of strangers who wanted to pay their respects.
Herbert DeLaigle and his wife, Marilyn Frances DeLaigle, were married for 71 years. They both passed away just 12 hours apart.
“I was excited because I was in first place and I saw my mom close to the finish line so it made me start running faster.”
Only a handful of people were expected to attend Vietnam vet Wayne Wilson’s funeral, but thousands of strangers turned up to honor him.
Two friends have worked together for two years in a row to transform one man’s front lawn into a beautiful American flag painting.
Firefighter and paramedic Charlie Winter snapped into action to save his 17-year-old daughter’s life when she was attacked by a shark.
He was laughing, reminiscing about the weekend, and chatting with his fellow passengers. Then, suddenly, he collapsed.
Their reactions are priceless.
“I don’t want them to fade into nothing.”
When World War II veteran Bob Graham passed away at 97 years old, a volunteer who befriended him stepped in to give him the goodbye he deserved.
His parents were devastated to find the bike gone.
His stutter has left him depressed at times, but his daughter’s encouragement means so much.
Master Sgt. Kent Simpson treated his kids to a special surprise when he was able to come home for leave after 6 months away.
Onlookers were delighted to see Bob, once again, achieve loops and even a barrel roll high up in the sky.