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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
Silver Star Service Banner Day 2018

May 1st, 2018 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
Veterans Hire Veterans Badge

Resources To Help Veterans Find And Keep Jobs

Veterans Hire Veterans Employment Network and Veterans Hire Veterans Employment Resources and Links (be sure to scroll down to view all employment resources) Follow VOB On… Veterans Hire Veterans Employment Network: what do you do when you have over 31,500 members, many whose businesses/organizations are growing and prefer to hire fellow veterans and others from the military community? And you… Read more
American Legion Birthday

Happy 99th Birthday American Legion!

Click here to view the history of the American Legion The American Legion turns 99 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

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

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