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2014-02-07 08:23:08

CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted historian and Fathers' Rights Attorney Jeffery Leving (dadsrights.com) will be featured in NBC Chicago's (Ch. 5) tribute to African American history airing Saturday, February 8 at 5 AM and Sunday, February 9 at 5 and 8 AM. Host Art Norman will highlight Leving's analysis of historical artifacts evidencing the dedication and sacrifice of African Americans serving our country. First, Leving will present an archive of material related to the...

2014-01-09 16:24:12

The 23rd anniversary of the start of Desert Storm will be on January 17th. Author LtCol Kent S Ralston Witnessed The Opening Night Of Desert Storm And Participated In All Of The Action During This Crucial Campaign JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LtCol Kent Ralston USMC (Ret) has published Battleship Marine- A Combat History Of The USS Wisconsin In Desert Storm, a book that chronicles Ralston's firsthand experiences in Desert Shield/Desert Storm. On the morning 17...

2013-11-19 16:21:36

GETTYSBURG, Pa., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Acting Secretary Ellen Ferretti today participated in a ceremony dedicating 168 trees on the Bliss Farm in Gettysburg as part of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Living Legacy Project. "In addition to their many environmental benefits, trees are a symbol of life and growth. These trees will serve as living monuments at this place where we reflect on the sacrifices made by so...

2013-11-08 08:30:38

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The loss of American life during World War I and World War II affected people in every corner of the United States, and forever changed the future of these families that suffered losses. In honor of Veterans Day, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) is launching a new, online video series: "Never Forgotten." With more than 220,000 American men and women buried or memorialized at ABMC's overseas cemeteries around the world, the...

2013-06-24 16:25:30

NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 150th anniversary of the landmark Battle of Gettysburg approaches, Civil War expert Allen Guelzo suggests that the battle was chock full of heroism, but not much professionalism. This, he says, is how most American wars have been fought. Guelzo addresses this and other insights in his New York Times best-selling new book, GETTYSBURG: The Last Invasion: The most egregious legend about the Battle of Gettysburg says that it happened...

2013-06-19 23:00:13

“RED DANCER JOURNEY” probes into life of war veteran who struggles to redeem his life, dignity and identity. STRATFORD, Conn (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 A man returning from war is not likely to return home as the same man he used to be. In his debut book titled RED DANCER JOURNEY, author Rafael Fraguada pens a compelling story of a war veteran who immerses himself back home, looking for the right place and people to mend his traumatized life. When Gabriel De Los Angeles, former...

2013-05-16 23:24:20

The Albuquerque Chapter will host a 5K run/walk on May 25, 2013 to raise funds for S.T.E.M. and Aviation Summer Camps in Albuquerque. Funds can also be donated before and during the walk towards the New Mexican Tuskegee Airmen Statue being commissioned at the New Mexico Veteran´s Memorial. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Educating and inspiring the next generation TAI´s main mission is to introduce young people to the world of aviation and science, as well as to...

2013-05-16 12:20:53

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A respected independent research firm has confirmed the value that professional sports sponsorships provide the National Guard in recruiting and retaining high-quality soldiers. Alan Newman Research of Richmond, Va., found that 90 percent of Army National Guard soldiers who enlisted or re-enlisted since 2007 were exposed to the Guard through recruiting or retention materials featuring NASCAR cars and/or drivers. Of those who enlisted or...

2013-02-25 16:20:32

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carolinas Aviation Museum at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will host the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron's RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit honoring the Tuskegee Airmen Feb. 26 - March 2. Sponsored by Duke Energy, the Traveling Exhibit, which will feature a P-51 Mustang similar to the one used by the Airmen, will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. While there is no charge to experience the...

2012-12-21 08:20:43

Event marks 237th birthday of USMC MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Led by Lieutenant Colonel Phillip M. Bragg, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines held its Marine Corps Birthday Ball in South Carolina this past weekend with Charles Phillips as the keynote speaker. November 10th marked the actual 237th birthday of the United Marines Corps but the battalion was deployed at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan and returned in December after a highly successful deployment....