Tagged: USN

Happy 97th Birthday American Legion!

Click here to view the history of the American Legion The American Legion turns 97 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 240th Birthday U.S. Navy!

Click here to view businesses owned by U.S. Navy Veterans (and active duty/reservists) Click here to view USN military quotes Click here to view famous veterans Click here to view the history of the USN and anniversaries On Friday, October 13, 1775, meeting in Philadelphia, the Continental Congress voted to fit out two sailing vessels, armed with ten carriage guns,… Read more

While you’re out barbecuing with family and friends this Labor Day Weekend…

While you’re out barbecuing with family and friends this Labor Day Weekend, please take time to remember our brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces stationed abroad who work tirelessly to keep the United States the land of the free and the home of the brave! Visit Your Military Veterans Discounts for a full list of military… Read more

National Maritime Day May 22nd 2015 | Veteran Owned Business Military Observance Announcement

May 22nd is National Maritime Day, first declared so by Congress in 1933, the date that the American steamship Savannah set sail from Savannah, Georgia on the first ever transoceanic voyage under steam power. 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… Read more

United States Celebrates 2015 Armed Forces Week (May 9th – 17th)

Armed Forces Week Starts: Saturday May 9th (2nd Saturday in May) Armed Forces Day: Saturday, May 16th (3rd Saturday in May) Armed Forces Week Ends: Sunday May 17th (Sunday after Armed Forces Day) Armed Forces Week is traditionally scheduled to coincide with Armed Forces Day and offers an opportunity for our community to express its gratitude to our military for their… Read more

May 8th, 2015 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 back to their… Read more

May 1st, 2015 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