Tag Archives: History

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Korean War Veterans Armistice Day honors the Americans who fought to keep communism from spreading across Asia. But what do you really know about the war?
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While the date July 4, 1776, is ingrained in most of our memories, there are some cool facts you may not know about our Independence Day.
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The Wall of Faces will circulate 40,000 photos of veterans, not just from Vietnam but from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Photo by Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

The Vietnam Wall has shifted from a place that heals to a place that educates. A new center is set to expand that mantra and bring faces to The Wall’s names.
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The Department of Defense joins the nation in celebration of National African American History Month, observed during February.
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Arlington National Cemetery is celebrating 150 years this month. Learn more about it’s rich history and how it came to be the most hallowed grounds in the country.
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