Today is the Air Force Reserve’s Birthday

Today is the Air Force Reserve's Birthday

The Air Force Reserve was created on April 14, 1948, shortly after the Air Force was established as a separate branch of the military. The Air Force Reserve has approximately 450 aircraft. Their focus, however, is much more than solely air missions. Their mission also includes security, medical, civil engineering, space-force type operations, among other things.  […]

It’s National Medal of Honor Day

It's National Medal of Honor Day

March 25th is National Medal of Honor Day. This is a day set aside to honor the Medal of Honor Recipients. Military members from all branches are awarded the Medal of Honor for distinguishing themselves “conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity” above and beyond the call of duty, according to the Depart of Veterans Affairs.  The […]

It’s the American Legion’s Birthday.

It's the American Legion's Birthday.

March 15th is the designated birthday of the American Legion. It marks the day the first American Legion caucus convened in Paris in 1919. The American Legion is a Veteran Service Organization (VSO). They are set up to aid veterans in their community in many different ways.  According to the American Legion founding documents, their purpose […]

It’s K9 Veterans Day

It's K9 Veterans Day

Dogs have been a part of military campaigns for centuries. A military working dog or military war dog (MWD) are specially trained canines that protect their humans in dangerous situations. March 13th has unofficially been set aside to acknowledge and celebrate these unique members of our military forces.  MWDs are each trained for a specific […]