• Continue reading America250: Army Veteran Linda Bray

    March 31, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Linda Bray, who was the first woman in the United States military to lead troops into combat.

  • Continue reading America250: Navy Veteran Ann Agnes Bernatitus

    March 24, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Ann Agnes Bernatitus, a World War II nurse who was the first Legion of Merit recipient.

  • Continue reading America250: Air Force Veteran Esther Blake

    March 17, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Air Force Veteran Esther Blake, who was the first woman in the Air Force July 8, 1948.

  • Continue reading America250: Marine Corps Veteran Katherine A. Towle

    March 10, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Marine Corps Veteran Katherine A. Towle, first director of Women Marines and the second director of the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve.

  • Continue reading America250: Army Veteran Grace Banker

    March 3, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Grace Banker, who led the female phone operators named Hello Girls during World War I.

  • Continue reading America250: Navy Veteran Harriet Pickens

    February 24, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Harriet Pickens, who was one of the first African American women to become a Navy officer.

  • Continue reading America250: Air Force Veteran Harry Stewart Jr.

    February 17, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Air Force Veteran Harry Stewart Jr., a Tuskegee Airman who received a Distinguished Flying Cross.

  • Continue reading America250: Marine Veteran Edgar R. Huff

    February 10, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Marine Veteran Edgar R. Huff, the first African American sergeant major in the history of the Marine Corps.

  • Continue reading America250: Coast Guard Veteran Vincent Patton III

    February 3, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Coast Guard Veteran Vincent Patton III, who was the first African American Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard.

  • Continue reading America250: Navy Veteran Albert A. Michelson

    January 27, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Albert A. Michelson, who received a Nobel Prize in physics in 1907.

  • Continue reading America250: Army Veteran Nicky D. Bacon

    January 20, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Nicky D. Bacon, who was a Medal of Honor recipient during his second tour of duty in Vietnam.

  • Continue reading America250: Marine Corps Veteran Marion Carl

    January 13, 2022

    This week’s America250 salute is Marine Corps Veteran Marion Carl, who became the first Marine Corps ace in World War II.