Category: Military History

VFW Day

National VFW Day – Happy 124th! Thank you for all you do!

Sept. 29 is National Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Day, celebrating one of the largest and most established organization of war veterans in the United States. It is a day celebrated not only by its members at Posts throughout the country and around the world, but also by the generations of veterans, service members, their families and communities that have… Read more
Operation Red Wings

Remembering Operation Red Wings 18 Years Later

Operation Red Wings Observance (June 28, 2005) A brief history of Operation Red Wings: On June 28, 2005, deep behind enemy lines east of Asadabad in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan, a very committed four-man Navy SEAL team was conducting a reconnaissance mission at the unforgiving altitude of approximately 10,000 feet. The SEALs, Lt. Michael Murphy, Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class… Read more
Army Birthday 2022

Happy 248th 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 eight years ago,… Read more
American Flags throught the generations

Americans Celebrate Flag Day; Read A Detailed History of National Flag Week and Flag Day

On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the design of a national flag. Since 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14, Americans have commemorated the adoption of the Stars and Stripes by celebrating June 14 as Flag Day. Prior to 1916, many localities and a few states had been celebrating the day for years. Congressional… Read more
79th Anniversary of D-Day Invasion

79th Anniversary of D-Day!

79th 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 2023

2023 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 | 2023

National Military Appreciation Month | May 2023

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