Tag Archives: WWI

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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Photo: Private T. P. Loughlin of the 69th Regiment, New York National Guard, (165th Infantry) bids his family farewell, 1917 during WWI. (National Archives/ International Film Service courtesy photo/ Released)

Private T. P. Loughlin of the 69th Regiment, New York National Guard, (165th Infantry) bids his family farewell, 1917 during WWI.
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marine aviation

What may have simply been a specialized training for a particular Marine, may have well set a standard for many Marine pilots to this day. Watch this video to see how Marine Corps aviation began.
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WHM-Rota

Sea moms are excellent and capable sailors, as well as compassionate leaders and role models who shape the careers and lives of those they command.
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When Spc. Evrett Williams enlisted in the Army Reserves, he joined a long line of family members before him served their country in uniform, including two grandfathers in World War I and World War II and a brother in Iraq. …
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