Remembering Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 1941

Many know Dec. 7, 1941 as “a date which will live in infamy,” as President Franklin D. Roosevelt called it in his message to Congress after the Pearl Harbor attacks. On Aug. 23, 1994, Congress officially designated Dec. 7 of each year as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, when we remember the lives lost that […]

The Sip: May the Space Force be with you

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time to stock up on tacos and your news from The Sip, the bi-weekly newsletter brought to you by the team at MilitaryOneClick and MilSpouseFest. Throw Back On this date in 1963, Soviet Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space. Reach for the stars. Need […]

African American troops fought to fight in WWI

During World War I, when African-American National Guard soldiers of New York’s 15th Infantry Regiment arrived in France in December 1917, they expected to conduct combat training and enter the trenches of the western front right away to fight the enemy. However, at first, the African-American troops were ordered to unload supply ships at the […]