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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

Today Marks The United States Coast Guard’s 227th Birthday

Check out these businesses owned by Coast Guard Veterans Check out these famous Coast Guard veterans Read a full history of the USCG August 4th, 2017. The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790 the Coast Guard has safeguarded our… Read more

National Maritime Day May 22nd 2017

SS Savannah was an American hybrid sailing ship/sidewheel steamer built in 1818.  She is notable for being the first steamship in the world to cross the Atlantic Ocean, a feat that was accomplished from May to June 1819, although only a fraction of the distance was covered with the ship under steam power; As the ship was too small to… 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

Today Marks The United States Coast Guard’s 226th Birthday

View a list of businesses owned by past and present Coast Guard members Read about the United States Coast Guard (USCG) History Read famous quotes about the U.S. Coast Guard August 6th, 2016. The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since… 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