A rare behind-the-scenes look at the training and duties of the sentinels of the Army's Old Guard, who stand guard, 365 days a year, at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.
The original draft of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is displayed at the Library of Congress for the first time in 23 years. Dr. James Billington, the Librarian of Congress, describes the mood of the country at the time the Address was delivered.
Media coverage of the solemn ceremony at Dover Air Force base for Sgt. Phillip Myers, killed in Afghanistan in April, 2009, is the first seen by the American public since a 1991 ban on coverage was lifted.
On the 50th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, the brave soldiers who landed in Normandy tell their stories.
NBC's Richard Engel reports on Memorial Day from Iraq where soldiers reflect on what it means to make to the ultimate sacrifice.
The remains of six American servicemen killed in the Korean War are returned to the U.S. after 53 years. At least 8,100 U.S. troops who served in Korea are still listed as missing.
NBC's Richard Engel visits the family of Sgt. John Penich, a member of Viper Company killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan's "Valley of Death."
On the 60th anniversary of V-J Day, NBC's Brian Williams looks back at original footage of the momentous ceremony aboard the battleship Missouri when Japan formally surrendered after defeat in World War II.
NBC remembers the peaceful southern Pennsylvania farming town where the bloody, three-day Battle of Gettysburg changed the course of the Civil War.
NBC's Brian Williams remembers the battle at Iwo Jima, where almost a third of all the Marines who died in the Pacific Theater in World War II were lost.
NBC's John Palmer reports on Rolling Thunder, a Memorial Day tribute conducting by motorcycle-riding Vietnam War vets to help honor their dead and missing comrades.
1st Sgt. William Skiles, a 23-year Marine Corps veteran, describes a fierce April 2004 firefight in Fallujah that injured several Marines and killed two other young members of his squad.
Yale University student Maya Ying Lin accepts an award for her winning Vietnam War Memorial design.
Native Americans in Arizona pray for the safe return of missing U.S. Marine Private First Class Lori Piestewa, who was part of this reservation.
Earl Morse, a retired Air Force Captain, is doing his part to honor and help World War II veterans visit their memorial in the nation's capital.