Category: Army 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
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

July 29, 2018 Marks the 243rd Anniversary of the Army Chaplain Corps

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The U.S. Army Chaplaincy provides religious support to America’s Army while assisting commanders in ensuring the right of free exercise of religion for all Soldiers. In short, we nurture the living, care for the wounded, and honor the fallen. Since July 29, 1775, approximately 25,000 Army Chaplains have served as religious and spiritual leaders for… Read more

National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (July 27, 2018)

Presidential Proclamation on the Anniversary of National Korean War Armistice Day, 2018 This year marks the 65th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the fighting of the Korean War.  For 3 brutal years, our Armed Forces and allies fought valiantly to stop the spread of communism and defend freedom on the Korean Peninsula.  On National Korean War Veterans… Read more

Operation Red Wings Observance (June 28, 2018)

A brief history of Operation Red Wings: On June 28, 2005, deep behind enemy lines east of Asadabad in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan, a very committed four-man Navy SEAL team was conducting a reconnaissance mission at the unforgiving altitude of approximately 10,000 feet. The SEALs, Lt. Michael Murphy, Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class (SEAL) Danny Dietz, Sonar Technician 2nd Class… Read more
United States Army

6/14/18 Marks The Army’s 243rd Birthday – Army History

View a list of businesses owned by past and present Army personnel View a list of famous quotes about the United States Army View a detailed history of the United States Army including a list of conflicts Two hundred forty one years ago, our nation’s leaders established the Continental Army, beginning a rich heritage of successfully defending this great country… Read more