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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 more: https://www.defense.gov/Explore/Features/story/Article/1728715/desert-storm-a-look-back/ https://www.britannica.com/event/Persian-Gulf-War https://armyhistory.org/category/army-history-center/war-cat-92/ http://www.ndswm.org/

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/https://www.nationalww2museum.org/war/articles/tuskegee-airmen-interview-daniel-haulmanhttps://www.militarytimes.com/military-honor/black-military-history/

Four Chaplains Day

@AmericanLegion

"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 waters when a German torpedo slammed into the engine room. […]

USO Birthday

@the_USO

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 join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to […]

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, domiciliaries, and nursing homes. During the National Salute, […]

U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Birthday

@USCGReserve

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 under its present name (the Auxiliary had originally been called the Coast […]

76th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

@USMC

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 strategic importance and could not be bypassed. Not only would […]

VFW Auxiliary Mid-Year Conference

@VFWHQ

"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/

Student Veterans of America National Conference

@studentvets

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, through, and beyond higher education. Learn more: https://studentveterans.org/programs-events/national-conference/

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 attract international defense industry decision-makers and key military personnel. IDEX and NAVDEX demonstrate the latest technology across land, sea and […]

Air Force Association’s 2021 Virtual Aerospace Warfare Symposium

“After carefully considering the current and projected state of the COVID-19 pandemic, guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and feedback from prospective speakers, attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, Airmen, and Guardians, we determined that trying to hold an in-person event on this scale at our usual venue in Orlando, Fla., is not viable. Like […]

Anniversary of the End of the Gulf War

February 28, 2021 marks the 30th Anniversary of the End of the Gulf War. “On August 2, 1990, a force of one hundred thousand Iraqi troops invaded Kuwait and overran the country in a matter of hours. The invasion of Kuwait led to a United Nations Security Council embargo and sanctions on Iraq and a […]