Tagged: Military History Announcement

8/29/2016 Marks the 100th Birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR)

Click here to read the history of the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Click here to view businesses owned by Marine Corp Veterans Click here to read USMC and USMCR Military Quotes The Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES or MFR) (also known as the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) and the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve) is the reserve force of… Read more

Today Marks The United States Coast Guard’s 226th Birthday

View a list of businesses owned by past and present Coast Guard members Read about the United States Coast Guard (USCG) History Read famous quotes about the U.S. Coast Guard August 6th, 2016. The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since… Read more
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National POW/MIA Recognition Day – Friday, September 18, 2015

National POW/MIA Recognition Day In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September (Sept. 18th). It honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action, as well as seeking the return of the remains of fallen soldiers. This day was established by an Act of Congress, by… Read more

Patriot Day 9/11/2015: A Day of Remembrance

In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11 of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001. U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71 was approved by a vote of… Read more

8/29/2015 Marks the 99th Birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR)

Click here to read the history of the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Click here to view businesses owned by Marine Corp Veterans Click here to read USMC and USMCR Military Quotes The Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES or MFR) (also known as the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) and the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve) is the reserve force of… Read more

Today Marks The United States Coast Guard’s 223rd Birthday

View a list of businesses owned by past and present Coast Guard members Read about the United States Coast Guard (USCG) History Read famous quotes about the U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790 the Coast… Read more

8/29/2014 Marks The 98th Anniversary of The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR)

Click here to read the history of the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Click here to view businesses owned by Marine Corp Veterans Click here to read USMC and USMCR Military Quotes The Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES or MFR) (also known as the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) and the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve) is the reserve force of… Read more