Category: Famous Baseball Military Veterans

Famous Veterans: Jackie Robinson

Military History of Jackie Robinson – The 1st African American to play in Major League Baseball

Rounding out January birthdays of #FamousVeterans include baseball legend Jackie Robinson! Born: January 31, 1919 (Died: October 24, 1972).  Here’s a very interesting read about Jackie Robinson’s time in uniform! (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Follow VOB On… In 1942, Robinson was drafted and assigned to a segregated Army cavalry unit in Fort Riley, Kansas. Having the requisite qualifications, Robinson… Read more
Tax Free Shopping

Summer 2017 Veteran Owned Business Newsletter

VOB Member and Supporter News: Follow VOB On… Veterans Will Soon Get To Shop Tax-Free! Starting later this year, all honorably discharged veterans, no matter their branch of service, will be eligible to shop tax-free online at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service…Click here to read more Visit Your Military Veterans Discounts for a full list Famous Veterans Site… Read more

October News: Casting Call, Breast Cancer Awareness, Yogi Berra and More!

VA a Leader in Breast Cancer Screening Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, following lung cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness Month fact: Localized breast cancer has a 99 percent survival rate if detected early! Links to a Breast Cancer Risk Calculator, read about risk factors, links to the VA Women’s Health Services’ website and much… Read more

The Passing of an American Hero: Mourning the Loss of Yankee Great Yogi Berra

  It is with a profound sense of loss and heartfelt sorrow that the Board of Directors of the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center (YBMLC) shares the news that Yogi Berra has passed away at the age of 90 due to natural causes. Yogi conducted his life with unwavering integrity, humility and a contagious good humor that elevated him… Read more