Category: Army History

Army History. Events, news and more specific to the United States Army and the history of land warfare.

Juneteenth

Juneteenth Commemoration

Juneteenth On June 19, 1865, Army Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger landed in Galveston, Texas, and issued General Order Number 3, declaring, “all slaves are free” – enforcing The Emancipation Proclamation. On this Juneteenth commemoration, we honor all who fought for freedom and equality. #juneteenth #civilrights #america #emancipationproclamation Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and… Read more
Army Birthday 2022

Happy 249th Birthday U.S. Army!

U.S. Army Birthday View a list of businesses owned by past and present Army personnel View a list of famous quotes about the United States Army View a detailed history of the United States Army including a list of conflicts Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Two hundred forty nine years ago,… Read more
D-Day 80th Anniversary

80th Anniversary of D-Day!

80th Anniversary of D-Day Invasion Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Only 10 days each month were suitable for launching the operation: a day near the full Moon was needed both for illumination during the hours of darkness and for the spring tide, the former to illuminate navigational landmarks for the crews of… Read more
Memorial Day Image

2024 Memorial Day Message

In honor of our fallen military brothers and sisters this Memorial Day… may we never forget what was given for our freedom! Memorial Day: Honor | Remembrance | Reflection With a constant barrage of commercials and ads touting Memorial Day Weekend discounts on cars, cheap furniture and more, it’s easy for many Americans to be distracted from our understanding for the… Read more
Military Appreciation Month 2024

National Military Appreciation Month | May 2024

National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), as designated by Congress, provides a period encompassing both the history and recognition of our armed services with an in-depth look at the diversity of its individuals and achievements. It allows Americans to educate each generation on the historical impact of our military through the participation of the community with those who serve encouraging patriotism… Read more
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2023

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2023

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (President Roosevelt’s Day of Infamy Speech) Air raid Pearl Harbor! This is not drill! The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States… Read more
"It Is The Veteran" Poem

It Is The Veteran – Read This Veterans Day Poem!

Please “like” and “share” if you agree! This poem is at the heart of why we launched Veteran Owned Business 15 years ago. Anyone can put a sticker on a window saying “we support our troops/veterans” but if you really want to show your support for those who served (and continue to serve) our great nation, make an effort to… Read more