Tagged: military history

6/14/19 Marks The Army’s 244th Birthday – Army History

6/14/19 Marks The Army’s 244th 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 four years ago, our nation’s leaders established the Continental Army, beginning a rich heritage of successfully defending this great country… Read more

National Guard Birthday

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

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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
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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

6/14/17 Marks The Army’s 242nd 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

May 12th, 2017 is Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

As we mark Military Spouse Appreciation Day, we reaffirm our steadfast commitment to supporting and honoring the husbands, wives, and loved ones of our Nation’s service members. At the heart of our Armed Forces, service members’ spouses keep our military families on track. They balance family life, military life, and their careers all while supporting other military families and giving… Read more

86th Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

7/21/2016: 86th Anniversary of the creation of the Veterans Administration Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government activities… Read more