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American Legion Birthday

Happy 99th Birthday American Legion!

Click here to view the history of the American Legion The American Legion turns 99 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
Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

Labor Day is a U.S. federal holiday observed on the 1st Monday in Sept, that celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. It was first nationally recognized in 1894 to placate unionists following the Pullman Strike. With the decline in union membership, the holiday is generally viewed as a time for BBQs and the end of summer vacations. Visit… Read more

Today Marks The United States Coast Guard’s 227th Birthday

Check out these businesses owned by Coast Guard Veterans Check out these famous Coast Guard veterans Read a full history of the USCG August 4th, 2017. 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 Guard has safeguarded our… Read more

Semper Paratus Happy 78th Birthday U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is the uniformed volunteer component of the United States Coast Guard (“USCG”) and was established on June 23, 1939 by an act of Congress as the United States Coast Guard Reserve, and was re-designated as the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary on February 19, 1941. Congress authorized the Auxiliary to support all USCG missions,… Read more

May 12th, 2017 is Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

As we mark Military Spouse Appreciation Day, we reaffirm our steadfast commitment to supporting and honoring the husbands, wives, and loved ones of our Nation’s service members. At the heart of our Armed Forces, service members’ spouses keep our military families on track. They balance family life, military life, and their careers all while supporting other military families and giving… Read more

National Maritime Day May 22nd 2017

SS Savannah was an American hybrid sailing ship/sidewheel steamer built in 1818.  She is notable for being the first steamship in the world to cross the Atlantic Ocean, a feat that was accomplished from May to June 1819, although only a fraction of the distance was covered with the ship under steam power; As the ship was too small to… Read more

May 1st, 2017 is Silver Star Service Banner Day

Silver Star Service Banner Day was created by The Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA); a 501(c) tax exempt organization dedicated to honoring and supporting wounded, ill, and injured veterans of all branches of the armed forces of the United States of America. On April 21, 2010, the United States House of Representatives passed H Res. 855, a stand alone resolution,… Read more