AOL’s Home of the Brave

20141 season

“Home of the Brave” is a groundbreaking AOL video series that showcases courageous military men and women from World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan - from Emmy and Peabody-winning Executive Producer Shawn Efran.

Episodes


  • David Bellavia Battles House Full of Iraqi Insurgents

    In war, you never know what’s on the other side of that door. Army Staff Sergeant David Bellavia found out the hard way when his squa...

  • David Bellavia Battles House…

    In war, you never know what’s…

  • Chaplain Paul Shaughnessy Prays During Iraqi Battle

    A cemetery is no place for a firefight. But at the height of the Iraq War, U.S. Navy command chaplain Paul Shaughnessy found himself in...

  • Chaplain Paul Shaughnessy Prays…

    A cemetery is no place for…

  • Thomas Hudner Tries to Save Navy’s First Black Aviator

    The 1950s were a time of great racial division in America, but when Jesse Brown, the Navy’s first black aviator, was shot down over N...

  • Thomas Hudner Tries to…

    The 1950s were a time of…

  • April Burson Treats Soldier With Head Injury

    As a flight medic for the U.S. Army, April Burson was prepared for virtually every scenario on the front lines, but when she encountere...

  • April Burson Treats Soldier…

    As a flight medic for the…

  • Nick Colgin Survived ‘Hell On Earth’

    Best friends Nick and Jeff joined the Army together. In Afghanistan and Iraq, they'd both encounter the horrors of war. One would ...

  • Nick Colgin Survived ‘Hell…

    Best friends Nick and Jeff joined…

  • Email Kirk Johnson Received Changed His Life

    Kirk Johnson put his life on the line and escaped the Iraq war virtually unscathed. But on vacation in the Caribbean, a freak sleepwalk...

  • Email Kirk Johnson Received…

    Kirk Johnson put his life on…