Category: Military History

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The National Guard Turns 382 Years Old Today!

The National Guard Turns 382 Years Old Today!

In 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Bay Colony’s General Court, the colony’s militia was organized into three permanent the regiments to defend the colony better. The 181st Infantry, the 182nd Infantry, the 101st Field Artillery, and the 101st Engineer Battalion  are the descendants of first regiments of Massachusetts Army National Guard. Massachusetts… Read more

Today Is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: 7 December 1941

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 naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of… Read more
appy Birthday to The Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) December 1

Happy Birthday to The Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) December 1, 2018

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressional chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. It performs three congressionally assigned key missions: emergency services, which include search and rescue (by air and… Read more
Veterans Day 2018 Poster

2018 Veterans Day Poster Gallery – Veterans Day Posters from 1978 thru 2018

Veterans Day Poster Gallery (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Past Veterans Day Posters (Click each poster or the year to see the full-sized poster) 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987… Read more
POW/MIA

National POW/MIA Recognition Day – Friday, September 21, 2018

National POW/MIA Recognition Day In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September. 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 the passage… Read more
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Happy Birthday United States Air Force!

Businesses owned by Air Force veterans, active duty and USAF spouses View the history of the United States Air Force View famous quotes regarding the U.S. Air Force The United States Air Force became a separate military service on September 18, 1947, with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947. The Act created the National Military Establishment, later… Read more
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Happy 102nd Birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR)

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 the United States Marine Corps. It is the largest command in the… Read more