Above and Beyond on the 4th of July
On the 4th of July, we as Americans celebrate the birth of our country and the freedom we enjoy. It is a day of patriotism,
SGT John D. Hawk
Normandy Campaign – Battle of the Falaise Pocket Hitler’s obstinacy in his defense of Normandy created a clear opportunity for the Allies. The Germans had launched a counterattack with that
LCOL Robert G. Cole
Normandy Campaign – Battle for Carentan For an amphibious assault to succeed it is vital that the landing force quickly secure the beachhead to land additional forces and enough ground beyond
1LT Jimmie W. Monteith Jr.
Normandy Campaign – Omaha Beach Landing With its beach strewn with mines and landing obstacles and its steep cliffs studded with strongpoints (or Wiederstandnest) made up of stout
D-Day and the Medal of Honor
Learn more about the sixteen US service members who earned the Medal of Honor during D-Day and the Invasion of Normandy in 1944.
2018 Medal of Honor Recipients
As 2018 comes to a close, we are looking back on the American heroes who were honored this year with our nation’s highest military honor,
A Date Which Will Live in Infamy – Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941, was the attack on Pearl Harbor and the date that led America to enter World War II. That tragic morning at 7:48
National Veterans and Military Families Month: Chatting with Glenn Hajiro, son of Medal of Honor Recipient, Barney Hajiro
November is recognized across the United States as National Veterans and Military Families month. On October 31, President Donald Trump proclaimed November 2018 National Veterans
Veterans Day – Honoring our Nation’s Bravest Men and Women
Every year in November, our Nation comes together to honor and remember the great men and women who have sacrificed and served in the U.S.
Happy 243 Birthday, U.S. Marine Corps!
For the past 243 years, the United States Marine Corps has protected our Nation on both land and sea. Semper Fidelis, often shortened to Semper
Medal Monday: Freeman V. Horner
On October 30, 1945, United States Army Officer Freeman V. Horner was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II.
National Day of the Deployed
Today, October 26, is National Day of the Deployed. This is a day to honor, recognize, and raise awareness for the hundreds of thousands of