National Freedom Day

National Freedom Day, February 1, 1865, was the day President Lincoln signed a joint agreement to ratify the 13th amendment to the U.S. constitution, abolishing slavery. The amendment was officially a part of the constitution in December of the same year. On June 30, 1984, President Truman signed National Freedom Day into law. Richard Robert […]

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Living Legends: How Military Badasses Inspire Us

Americans have long loved their heroes, from real people to fictional characters. We are inspired by their superhuman feats against the insurmountable odds. From Superman saving the planet from Lex Luthor’s malevolent plots to Clint Eastwood’s character “Dirty” Harry Callahan saving San Francisco from yet another serial killer, we stand and cheer every time good […]

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6 Companies with Veteran Roots

“Vetrepreneurship” is taking the private sector in the U.S. by storm. In fact, there are more than 2.52 million businesses in the United States that are majority-owned by veterans. That’s a whopping 9.1% percent of businesses in the U.S., which accounted for 1.14 trillion dollars’ worth of revenue in 2018 and 5.03 million jobs.  Anyone […]

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