Memorial Day is the quintessential start of summer: hot days, picnics and barbecues, spending time with family while lounging around drinking iced tea. While that is true, it is also a day of remembrance. Memorial Day is often thought to be the same holiday as Veterans Day, but is focused on remembering those who have served […]
When it comes to a military career, there are thousands of jobs, and each one plays an important role. Each specialty in the military comes together like the parts of a finely tuned machine to ensure the entire unit is operating as one.
Everyone wants to be recognized for their hard work and efforts, especially veterans. After all, they put their lives on the line to protect our country and freedoms. Boosting veteran morale is more important than ever since 31% of the federal government workforce is filled currently by former military personnel. Higher levels of veteran morale […]
Preserving our ancestor’s personal belongings is just as important as keeping vital documents to pass down through the generations. If one or more of your ancestors were active in the military, you might be wondering how to preserve their precious medals and uniforms. If you are an active duty member yourself, you may be looking […]
Armed Forces Day History In 1949 President Harry Truman created Armed Forces Day in 1949 by consolidating in all branches of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense. Since 1950, Armed Forces Day, abbreviated AFD, has been a day for American citizens to come together to honor and celebrate all troops and veterans as […]