• December 7, 2021

    Of the 2,341 service members killed at Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, nine who died are buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minnesota.

  • December 7, 2021

    On Dec. 7, 1941, Willett “Will” Lehner was aboard USS Ward (DD-139), a World War I “four-stacker” patrolling the entrance to Pearl Harbor.

  • October 20, 2021

    More than 120 Army trainees spent a day recently volunteering their time by cleaning the grounds at Fort Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, OK.

  • September 11, 2021

    Patriot Day, a National Day of Prayer and Remembrance, honors the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001.

  • September 6, 2021

    Veterans Day is just over two months away, and any organization who wants a simple, free way to make Veterans Day more meaningful for Vietnam Veterans can become commemorative partners.

  • July 12, 2021

    On July 15, 2021, at 12 noon (EST), the Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA) will commemorate the second annual Day of Affirmation at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC. This date marks the 75th anniversary of President Harry S. Truman’s review of the returning 442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT) on the White House Ellipse on July 15, 1946.

  • July 7, 2021

    An author-illustrator of children’s books and advocate for military families is this year’s Veterans Day poster contest winner.

  • June 28, 2021

    It’s been 77 years and Johnnie Jones still sees the German sniper who tried to kill him as he came [...]

  • June 12, 2021

    Why do we need Women Veterans Day? Women Veterans Day, also referred to as Women Veterans Recognition Day and Women Veterans Appreciation Day, is the anniversary of the day the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act (pub.L. 80–625, 62 Stat. 356) was signed into law by President Harry S. Truman on June 12, 1948. Prior to then, only women nurses could serve in the regular and reserve forces during peacetime.

  • June 7, 2021

    AARP has developed comprehensive guides to 10 key sites of memorials, military museums and other historic locations found across the United States.

  • June 2, 2021

    Our Military Kids supports military children (age 3 – 18) by providing grants up to $300 to fund sports, arts, and other enrichment activities when their parents are deployed overseas with the National Guard or Reserve or recovering from severe injuries sustained in a post-9/11 overseas mission. Participation in these activities helps military children cope with stress and build self-confidence during an otherwise difficult time in their lives. 

  • June 1, 2021

    Bridge My Return helps Veterans find meaningful employment and talk about how Veteran voices are crucial in the workplace.