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Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

Labor Day is a U.S. federal holiday observed on the 1st Monday in Sept, that celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. It was first nationally recognized in 1894 to placate unionists following the Pullman Strike. With the decline in union membership, the holiday is generally viewed as a time for BBQs and the end of summer vacations. Visit… Read more

Happy 109th Birthday Army Reserve (April 23rd)!

A Brief History of the Army Reserve Search Army Reserve Veteran Owned Businesses Read Military Quotes related to the U.S. Army View Military Holidays and Observances View a detailed history of the U.S. Army The Army Reserve traces its beginnings to the creation of the Medical Reserve Corps, which was authorized by an act of Congress signed into law by… Read more

May 1st, 2017 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

Happy 108th Birthday Army Reserve (April 23rd)!

A Brief History of the Army ReserveSearch Army Reserve Veteran Owned Businesses Read Military Quotes related to the U.S. Army View Military Holidays and Observances View a detailed history of the U.S. Army The Army Reserve traces its beginnings to the creation of the Medical Reserve Corps, which was authorized by an act of Congress signed into law by President… Read more

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

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

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