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Police Discover 100-Year-Old Explosives In River

Police Discover 100-Year-Old Explosives In River

While searching for a missing person in Teruel, Spain, officers happened upon a massive arsenal of 100-year-old explosives at the bottom of a river. They called in professionals from Special Underwater Activities who soon discovered 41 different types of explosives. Some of those including, mortar and artillery shells, hand and mortar grenades, and aviation bombs dating back to the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Bomb disposal specialists destroyed the ammunition in many phases over the course of three months to ensure proper safety protocols. View Now
Does The 'Military' Diet Really Work?

Does The 'Military' Diet Really Work?

Ever heard of the military diet? It's supposed to make you lose up to 10 pounds in seven days, but does it really work? Lucky for us, Candace Lowry is trying out the interesting diet that consists of three days of lower calories each day and food such as tuna and ice cream in one meal. After three days, it goes to four days of 1500 calories. See if the notoriously hangry Candace survived! View Now
Three Military Homecomings To Break Out The Tissues For

Three Military Homecomings To Break Out The Tissues For

Brian has been off doing his Naval duties for a while, so his kids didn't expect him to pay them a visit at the Black Bear Diner for Father's Day. So that's exactly what he did, dressed as "Papa Bear" nonetheless. Big brother is on leave, so he stops by his sibling's school, catching Ariel off guard between classes. It's an incredibly heartwarming moment and probably the best excuse ever for when the teachers ask why Ariel was late to class. View Now
Is That A Military Plane? Let Me Check It Out!

Is That A Military Plane? Let Me Check It Out!

This dad was hang gliding the day away when he noticed something off in the distance. He saw a military transport plane and he thought it would be cool to see how close he could get. Turns out he gets pretty close, right above it in fact! He's able to record the moment he flies right overhead!  View Now
Deployed Dad Sneaks Home Early

Deployed Dad Sneaks Home Early

Nothing brings a smile to our faces here at RightThisMinute like a classic military homecoming. Seven months seems like an eternity when you're young, so Colleen Geddes' son Eli is eagerly counting down the days until he next sees dad, who's deployed with the Australian armed forces. Usually, you've got to call a locksmith when you're accidentally locked out of your apartment, but today dad himself is on the other side! View Now
After Two Years Mom Finally Gets To Hold Her Military Son

After Two Years Mom Finally Gets To Hold Her Military Son

Surprising your mom? Steal her car, take it for a spin and then return it... She won't even be mad because she's missed you. That's exactly what Shareff Champlain did to surprise his mother Leslie after living in Japan for two years while serving in the US Army. Frantic about her truck, mom didn't know what to think when it rolls up to the house... With her son behind the wheel! View Now
Man Spends Free Time Cleaning Veterans' Headstones

Man Spends Free Time Cleaning Veterans' Headstones

It just started a few months ago, but The Good Cemeterian Historical Preservation Project is picking up speed and making a difference in people's lives. Andrew uses his free time to clean veterans' graves. It's a small way to honor those we have lost who fought for our country. View Now
Army Buddies Plan Historic Mega-Adventure

Army Buddies Plan Historic Mega-Adventure

We've seen many adventurers try to ride from the Arctic Circle to the very southern tip of Argentina in one trip, but a ruthless section of wild Panamanian jungle has somehow beaten them all. If there's a "dream team" that could pull this daunting challenge off, however, it's the four Army vets behind "Where The Road Ends"—a truly epic motorcycle documentary-in-the-making. View Now
'Wait, You're Home Dad?'

'Wait, You're Home Dad?'

After a long and patient six-month period overseas, Sergeant Jason Cohen waits for his family in their Florida home. When his wife Tiffany and their 3-year-old son Jaxson return home, they freeze in momentary shock as they catch a glimpse of his face. Welcome home Jason, thank you for your service! Military homecomings are usually a best-kept secret and little Brayleigh would agree. The 2-year-old stands patiently outside awaiting a surprise when she suddenly spots dad. View Now
Air Force Sergeant And Military Dog Emotionally Reunite

Air Force Sergeant And Military Dog Emotionally Reunite

Animals can bring such joy to our lives. Try not to tear up while watching this feel good story from Humankind. Cincinnati Air Force Sgt. Adam Wylie hadn't seen retired military dog Emra since they served together 3 years before (although they had Skyped 6 months ago). All these years later, Emra totally recognized him. View Now
Southwest Thanks Families Who Lost Loved Ones In The Line Of Duty

Southwest Thanks Families Who Lost Loved Ones In The Line Of Duty

In the midst of all the latest news about airline flights gone bad (like this shocking moment a man was dragged off a United flight), this flight is redeeming our faith in humanity! Aboard a Southwest flight, David Brian captured an amazing moment when a flight attendant mentioned the many families on the plane that had lost loved ones in the line of duty. View Now
Grandpa Meets Toddler For The First Time & Home Sweet Home Reunion

Grandpa Meets Toddler For The First Time & Home Sweet Home Reunion

It's hard enough to be apart from loved ones for a long time, but can you imagine never meeting them at all? Because he lives in a totally different state, Grandpa hasn't yet met his adorable granddaughter! Well, at least until now, when the entire family shows up at his doorstep. Military families are no strangers to separation, but it's safe to say you never get used to not seeing the people you care about. That's why mom and sister react they way they do when Airman Eman Govea returns home after six long months in the Air Force. View Now
Reporter Learns Bed-Making...The Marine Way!

Reporter Learns Bed-Making...The Marine Way!

Even clean freaks would have a rude awakening in the Marines. Watch as this Parris Island drill instructor leads Staten Island Advance reporter Amanda Steen through the precise steps of making a military-style bed (with surprising tact). Our marine barely raises his voice, but we're guessing it's the most stressful bed Amanda's ever made! View Now
Marines Embrace Surprised Loves Ones

Marines Embrace Surprised Loves Ones

The O'Fallon's have been missing one very special member of the family...U.S. Marine and father Timothy. He has been away for a month in the Philippines and is now home in Japan to surprise his toddler, Mason. You can hear mom Amanda ask Mason, "Who is that?" He answers by simply running to dad for a hug. Why do these homecomings get to us every time? Grab the tissues... View Now
Picture-Perfect Marine Homecoming

Picture-Perfect Marine Homecoming

Homecoming marine Rowan Richter teams up with dad to ambush their loved ones in the car. Because the Marine Lance Corporal supposedly can't make it back in time for Spring Break, mom, siblings, and girlfriend pose for a family photo to send to Rowan... only to discover he's been hiding in the trunk all along! View Now
Military Parents Embrace Their Girls After Months Of Separation

Military Parents Embrace Their Girls After Months Of Separation

When mother Jan Marie Therese Guadana had to leave for US Naval training, she had to say "see you later" to her 8-year-old daughter Reese. Now five months later, Jan is returning to Tamuning, Guam to surprise her daughter. Reese pauses for a moment in disbelief until she realizes her mom is really there.  From one parent to the next, these military men and women give their kids something sweet to remember.  View Now
Parents With 'PTSD' Describe Disorder To Their Kids

Parents With 'PTSD' Describe Disorder To Their Kids

Cut asked these three parents who have posttraumatic stress disorder to discuss it with their kids. They sat down with their kids to describe what living with PTSD is like. You'll learn more about the mental health disorder and how it affects these three families.  View Now
Military Helicopters Airlift Young Flood Survivors

Military Helicopters Airlift Young Flood Survivors

A particularly intense thunderstorm drenched much of Peru just days ago. The resulting flooding, however, proved almost catastrophic in the districts of Pacora and Jayaca, collapsing homes and stranding people from more than eight villages! With hundreds of civilians in danger's way, the Peruvian Ministry of Defense sprang into action and deployed military helicopters to rescue the drenched survivors of the flood, a majority of whom were kids. View Now
Almost-Deployed Soldier Surprises Family With Pregnancy

Almost-Deployed Soldier Surprises Family With Pregnancy

Just days before U.S. Army soldier Katie Vazquez ships off to South Korea for a year, she gets the shocking news that she's pregnant and therefore won't be leaving! Knowing her family had prepared to say goodbye, it's Katie's turn to break the happy news to fellow soldier and hubby Juan and their little boy. View Now