Remains of a Filipino American soldier stationed at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas were discovered near the base, Army officials revealed on Tuesday.
Unnatural circumstances: Officials at the United States Army base say that the body of 26-year-old Pvt. Mejhor Morta was found by fishermen who were in a boat on July 17 near Stillhouse Hollow Lake, reports NPR.
Shoichi Yokoi, former lance corporal in the Japanese Army during World War II, was discovered in 1972, hiding in the jungles of Guam in an underground shelter with the firm belief that his fellow soldiers would return for him one day.
Exactly 40 years ago, the solider was discovered in a panicked and physically-weakened state by two local hunters. Upon seeing other humans, Yokoi attempted to fight back, believing he was about to be taken as a prisoner of war. However, he was easily overpowered by the hunters due to his malnourished state and was escorted to authorities where he shortly discovered that the war had ended years ago.
A 96-year-old man painted his village in Taiwan as a way to prevent the government from demolishing it; as a result, it attracted many tourists, earning the name “Rainbow Village” for its colorful murals.
Huang Yung-Fu, a retired soldier living in Taichung, Taiwan, turned his village – a temporary housing area that the government gave to soldiers – into a massive art gallery that showcases his artwork.
A former People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier is being praised online for his selfless act of saving a boy who was dangling from the fifth-floor window grate of an apartment complex in China.
The heroic save happened on Wednesday while military veteran Zhang Xin was walking around in Zhijiang County, in southern China’s Hunan Province, when he heard a child’s cries that he believed was coming from a nearby building, according to Shanghaiist.
An Indonesian soldier who died while saving children from a sinking vehicle is now being hailed as a hero.
Randi Suryadi, 25, was among a group of soldiers who got into an accident involving an armored personnel carrier with 14 preschoolers and six teachers.
A decorated soldier who was kicked from a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatment program killed three hostages before committing suicide at a veterans’ home in California on Friday.
The gunman, identified as 36-year-old Albert Wong, entered the Pathway Home at the Veterans Home of California at around 10:30 a.m. carrying at least a rifle and a shot gun.
A Chinese soldier sacrificed his life to save another person trapped inside a burning apartment on Saturday after he saved two other people.
The soldier, identified as 30-year-old Sergeant Major Li Daozhou from Wuhan, Hubei province, immediately sprung into action after he heard that his neighbor’s apartment was on fire, grabbing a fire extinguisher and rushing to the burning residence.
Zhang Yu, Chinese military cadet, was miraculously saved by his army commander seconds after he accidentally dropped a live grenade during one of their training sessions.
Video of the heart-stopping moment, which was taken in early December 2016, was recently shared online by China Xinhua News.
A former soldier working as a security guard Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, in central China, reportedly died after trying to catch a suicidal woman who jumped from the 11th floor of a building on the morning of Dec. 10.
The 43-year-old security guard, only identified by his surname Li, was patrolling around Century Ginwa Shopping Centre on the ground floor on Monday, according to Chinese media, as translated by the Daily Mail.
A soldier in China valiantly saved two people trapped inside a crashed car by breaking its windshield using his bare hands.
The white car crashed on a highway in Hebei province, northern China, on Nov. 29, according to the YanZhao Evening Post.
In a recent interview with South Korean Digitalsoju TV, North Korean women defectors who have served in Kim Jong Un’s’ military gave first-hand accounts of the abuses they endured.
As the former soldiers spoke about how degrading the regime’s treatment of women can get, the rape culture within the organization was soon revealed.
A soldier from the United States Forces Korea stationed at Osan Air Base in Gyeonggi Province, allegedly raped a Korean woman he met in a club on April 1, Gangnam Police Station said Monday.
The American soldier is now facing charges for sexual assault in South Korea, according to Korea Times.