Daily Taps at the WWI Memorial

Daily Taps at the WWI Memorial

“Taps,” our national song of remembrance by Congress’ declaration, is played at 5 p.m. each evening at the WWI Memorial in Washington, DC.  Visitors to the memorial will hear and see the emotional tribute to all who served and are serving in the armed services played...

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,...

Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm

January 17, 2022 marks the 31st 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...

VFW Auxiliary Mid-Year Conference

“Join National President Jean Hamil for a Mid-Year Conference and Celebrating America’s Freedom Event that will be out of this world. Meetings and events are scheduled January 29 – February 3 in Melbourne, Florida, with CAFE in Cape Canaveral at the Kennedy...

African American History Month

Explore the rich contributions and accomplishments of African Americans throughout U.S. Military history with these resources: https://armyhistory.org/category/african-american-history/...
Daily Taps at the WWI Memorial

Daily Taps at the WWI Memorial

“Taps,” our national song of remembrance by Congress’ declaration, is played at 5 p.m. each evening at the WWI Memorial in Washington, DC.  Visitors to the memorial will hear and see the emotional tribute to all who served and are serving in the armed services played...

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

2022 marks the 81st 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 join,...

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...

77th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

February 19, 2022 marks the 77th 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...