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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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History of the ANG

U.S. Army National Guard Bureau Historian Lt. Col. Jeffrey Larrabee reflects on the tradition and heritage of the National Guard.
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Photo: President John F. Kennedy lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as part of Veterans Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 11, 1961. (White House photo by Robert Knudsen courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum/Released)

Do you know why we celebrate Veterans Day? It all started when… well, you’ll have to read on to find out.
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Women's History Month graphic created for DoDLive by Jessica L. Tozer

The magnificent Marcelite Harris paved the way for women in the military in a time when females weren’t always welcome in some places.
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