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Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm

January 17, 2021 marks the 30th Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm, the 42-day, US-led military operation set in motion by President George H.W. Bush to push Iraqi forces out of Kuwait, in response to Saddam Hussein’s invasion of the region the August prior. Learn...

African American History Month

Explore the rich contributions and accomplishments of African Americans throughout U.S. Military history with these...

Four Chaplains Day

“In the early morning hours of 3 February 1943, First Sergeant Michael Warish nearly gave up hope as he floated helplessly in the freezing waters of the North Atlantic. Just minutes earlier, he and the almost 900 others aboard the USAT Dorchester were near safe...

USO Birthday

2021 marks the 80th Birthday of the United Service Organizations (USO). “Since 1941, the USO has been the nation’s leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they...

National Salute to Veteran Patients

“The week of February 14 each year is your opportunity to say thank you to a special group of men and women, the more than 9 million Veterans of the U.S. armed services who are cared for in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, outpatient clinics,...

VFW Auxiliary Mid-Year Conference

“Join National President Sandi Onstwedder for the 2021 Mid-Year Conference February 19-25, 2021 in sunny Clearwater, Florida.” https://vfwauxiliary.org/mid-year-conference/

76th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

February 19, 2021 marks the 76th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima. “Located roughly half way between Saipan and Tokyo, and directly under the flight path of B-29 Superfortress bombers headed to Japan, the island of Iwo Jima was a Japanese stronghold of crucial...

U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Birthday

February 19, 2021 marks the 80th Birthday of the United States Coast Guard Reserve. “The Coast Guard Reserve was established by the passage of the Coast Guard reserve and Auxiliary Act of February 19, 1941. That act also established the Coast Guard Auxiliary...

Student Veterans of America National Conference

Student Veterans of America (SVA) is the premier organization leading service, research, programs, and advocacy for veterans in higher education. Its mission is to act as a catalyst for student veteran success by providing resources, network support and advocacy to,...

International Defense Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) 2021

“The International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) is the most strategically important tri-service defense exhibition in the world. With over 108,000 attendees from 142 countries and 1,250 exhibiting companies participating in 2019, IDEX continues to...