Category: Military History

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
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
National Vietnam War Veterans Day

50th Annual National Vietnam War Veterans Day | Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

March 29th: National Vietnam War Veterans Day On March 29, our great nation recognizes National Vietnam War Veterans Day on the 50th anniversary of the date the last combat troops left South Vietnam. We honor Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice and remember the men and women who put the lives of others ahead of their… Read more

Strange Facts and History of the Vietnam Wall

Interesting Statistics About The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: The overall length of the Moving Wall is 252.83 feet, composed of 74 separate frames, each frame containing two silk- screened panels; each of the two walls that make up the entire Wall are 126.5 feet in length, which is slightly longer than half the length of the Memorial in Washington, where… Read more
American Legion Birthday 2023

Happy 104th Birthday, American Legion!

Click here to view the history of the American Legion The American Legion turns 104 today, March 15. It was on this date in 1919 when the first American Legion caucus was convened in Paris, coordinated by members of the American Expeditionary Force. Weary from war and its effects, they  were concerned about their lives after discharge, the welfare of their… Read more