StoryCorp has been conducting interviews with thousands of people since 2003, collecting oral histories that they later animate. Today, they bring us three stories from veterans in honor of Veteran's Day. See them here, but be sure to pack some tissues. And a warning for language and adult content in some of these.
In case you were wondering:
The Top 10 Largest Air Forces in the World (By Number of Aircraft):
The U.S. Navy would be number 2, clocking in at 3,700 active aircraft.