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Today, for National POW/MIA Recognition Day, we honor the sacrifice of service members who were prisoners of war or are still missing in action.
Join us today, Monday 4, 2012, at 0900 EST for a live streaming of the Battle of Midway Rememberence. CNO Adm. Greenert will be speaking and the event will take place at the U.S. Navy Memorial, Washington, D.C. Pentagon Channel
From www.history.navy.mil The Pearl Harbor attack entered the consciousness of contemporary Americans more forcefully than any other single event. Regarded as a dastardly “surprise attack” and an act of “infamy”, during the Second World War every effort was made to …
By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service From www.defense.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – Until the 1960s, veterans groups used the red poppy as the symbol of Veterans Day. In Great Britain, it still is. The symbol comes from a poem, “In Flanders …
By 1st Lt. Kimberly Snow, Ohio National Guard From www.airman.dodlive.mil The colonel in the olive drab flight suit picks up a remote control lying on his desk, aims it at the television mounted to his office wall and pushes play. The …