Category: Naval History

Naval History. Events, news and more specific to the United States Navy and the history of Naval warfare.

Happy 100th Birthday American Legion!

March 15th Marks The 100th Anniversary of The American Legion

Join VOB in wishing the American Legion a very Happy 100th Birthday! The American Legion turns 100 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… Read more “March 15th Marks The 100th Anniversary of The American Legion”
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

March 30th Marks “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 2019”

March 30th the nation will observe “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”.  March 30th marks the historic withdrawal of United States troops from Vietnam on March 30, 1973.  Please join Veteran Owned Business, our members, families and friends as we pay tribute to the valiant service of Vietnam War and Vietnam-Era Veterans. All around our great nation there will be celebrations… Read more “March 30th Marks “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 2019””
"It Is The Veteran" Poem

It Is The Veteran – Read This Veterans Day Poem!

Please “like” and “share” if you agree! This poem is at the heart of why we launched Veteran Owned Business 10 years ago. Anyone can put a sticker on a window saying “we support our troops/veterans” but if you really want to show your support for those who served (and continue to serve) our great nation, make an effort to… Read more “It Is The Veteran – Read This Veterans Day Poem!”

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 “Today Is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: 7 December 1941”
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 “2018 Veterans Day Poster Gallery – Veterans Day Posters from 1978 thru 2018”
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 “National POW/MIA Recognition Day – Friday, September 21, 2018”

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