Tagged: military history

Air Force Day

Air Force Day Air Force Day was a day in celebration of the United States’ supreme air-power.  Air Force Day was last observed on August 1st, 1949. The Air Force’s Birthday is celebrated annual on September 18th. Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Read more

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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
Troops In Town Then & Now - Miami Valley Veterans Museum (Troy Ohio)

Troops In Town Then & Now – Miami Valley Veterans Museum (Troy Ohio)

Historical military event with a Veterans Museum, Higgins Boat, military vehicles , reenactors , food & military vendors & beer garden.   The Miami Valley Veterans Museum of Troy, Ohio, in cooperation with the Ohio Motor Pool, Reenactors, Veterans and Volunteers, will host the first annual “Troops In Town Then & Now” a military timeline event, on Sept 10, 11… Read more
Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of DC during the War of 1812 - Conte's Bike Shop (Yard's Park) - Washington DC

Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of DC during the War of 1812 – Conte’s Bike Shop (Yard’s Park) – Washington DC

Learn the fascinating history and stories of DC’s invasion by British forces during the War of 1812   Just 24 years old as the new nation’s federal capital, Washington City (as DC was known ) was nearly wiped out of existence by the British Navy invasion over land on August 24, 1814. Nearly every federal building was burned including the… Read more
Armed Forces | National Military Appreciation Month | May 2021

National Military Appreciation Month | May 2021

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

Commemoration of the Battle of Iwo Jima

Commemoration of the Battle of Iwo Jima (February 19, 1945 – March 26, 1945) (source: Wikipedia) The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) was a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps and Navy landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) during World War II.… Read more