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August 10th, 2014 Marks National Spirit of ’45 Day

National Spirit of ’45 Day is observed on the second Sunday in August each year, coinciding with the anniversary of the day President Harry Truman announced World War II was over on August 14, 1945 — a day Life Magazine has called “a hinge of history…the birth of a new America.” National Spirit of ’45 Day honors the men and women of… Read more

National Spirit of ’45 Day Honors The Men and Women of The World War II Generation

National Spirit of ’45 Day is observed on the second Sunday in August each year, coinciding with the anniversary of the day President Harry Truman announced World War II was over on August 14, 1945 — a day Life Magazine has called “a hinge of history…the birth of a new America.” National Spirit of ’45 Day honors the men and women of… Read more

National Spirit of ’45 Day honors the men and women of the World War II generation

National Spirit of ’45 Day is observed on the second Sunday in August each year, coinciding with the anniversary of the day President Harry Truman announced World War II was over on August 14, 1945 — a day Life Magazine has called “a hinge of history…the birth of a new America.” National Spirit of ’45 Day honors the men and… Read more
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United States Navy commemorates the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of our National Anthem

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: From 2012 to 2015, the United States Navy and its partners will commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of our National Anthem, the Star Spangled Banner.  It is remarkable that 200 years ago, the first declared war in our nation’s history was fought against the two nations which… Read more