Our nation’s highest military award is the Medal of Honor, and they are not handed out on a whim. Kyle Carpenter’s story is like other recipients stories, an incredible brave and selfless act, but during this interview with David Letterman, Carpenter sums up why he and other Marines have such amazing courage.
"Now I know why they call it The Last Frontier," said Kevin McMahon, surveying the Alaskan wilderness from a helicopter. He and David Guzman picked up a Nissan Titan, heavily modified with parts picked out by Nissan's Facebook fans, and headed into the bush for an incredible adventure.
JetBlue has painted an Airbus A320 in a special paint scheme that is dedicated to those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Named "Vets In Blue" the 5 year-old A320, registered N775JB features a symbolic yellow ribbon on its tail, and "jetBlue salutes our veterans" on the aft fuselage.
Today is Veterans Day in the U.S., where we salute the men and women in uniform who sacrifice a lot to make our freedoms possible. Our collective hats at Jalopnik go off to you folks and we hope you're getting the appreciation you deserve.