June 4, 2018

Nearly 17 years ago, 39 days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, they were inserted by helicopter onto a godforsaken middle eastern landscape to fight the Taliban on horseback alongside warlords of the Northern Alliance. On Saturday, three of them were inser...

May 2, 2018

For some, the best way to remember the past is to use it in some way. Maybe it’s through education or footage of an event turned into a documentary for future generations to learn from. For American Freedom Distillery (whom you may have seen on our list of sustainable...

April 1, 2018

Lest you assume only tree huggers do good, take a gander at American Freedom Distillery out of St. Petersburg, Florida. Founded by veterans (much like Danger Close Craft Distilling in Vermont), supporting related causes are the backbone of the distillery and a primary...

January 10, 2018

DENVER -- Most remember where we were during the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

But what you might not know is that right after those attacks, 12 members of the U.S. Army's elite Green Berets took on a classified mission in Afghanistan.

That mission is now the subject of a new mo...

January 8, 2018

Warner Bros. will be releasing 12 STRONG in theaters nationwide, January 19, 2018. The film is based on the best-selling book Horse Soldiers and the true events that unfolded in Afghanistan in the aftermath of 9/11.

We chat with two of the real soldiers that were part o...

January 8, 2018

The new movie 12 Strong tells the story of 12 members of the U.S. Special Forces who were the first to fight in Afghanistan shortly after 9/11. It's based on the book Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton.

Mark Nutsch and Bob Pennington were two of the real-life members o...

January 6, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG — Mark Nutsch and Bob Pennington, Army Green Berets, were assigned to help Afghan fighters take back their nation from the Taliban during the weeks after the 9/11 attacks on the United States.

One thing no one thought about, though, was how to get around...

October 12, 2017

In the summer of 2015, U.S. Special Forces veterans Scott Neil and John Koko and their friend Elizabeth Pritchard spent a month in Yellowstone National Park taking advantage of the natural wonders that surrounded them - climbing the nearby Grand Tetons, trekking for 10...