George Washington Prayer

A PRAYER BY GEORGE WASHINGTON Almighty God: We make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in Thy holy protection; that thou wilt incline the hearts of the citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to government, and entertain a brotherly affection and love for one another and for their fellow-citizens ofContinue reading “George Washington Prayer”

Flag Day

Members of the U.S. Military raise the American flag and the POW MIA flag during a flag raising ceremony in honor of Flag Day Sunday, June 14, 2020, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) The History of Flag Day June 14th is observed as Flag DayContinue reading “Flag Day”

Fight Night Army Style

The 2nd Cavalry Regiment hosted Fight Night as the culminating event to its modern Army combatives training program, May 24, 2022, at Rose Barracks, Germany. 2CR Fight Night is an annual combatives event that enables Soldiers to challenge each other physically and mentally while receiving recognition among their peers. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. RyanContinue reading “Fight Night Army Style”

Memorial Day Flag Ceremony

U.S. service members unfurl the United States flag during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum as part of Fleet Week New York in New York City NY, May 27, 2019. Memorial Day honors the fallen men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. Fleet Week NY is an opportunityContinue reading “Memorial Day Flag Ceremony”

Memorial Day Proclamation – President Trump

Proclamation on Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2020 Issued on: May 21, 2020 Since the first shots fired in the Revolutionary War, Americans have answered the call to duty and given their lives in service to our Nation and its sacred founding ideals.  As we pay tribute to the lives and legacies of these patriots onContinue reading “Memorial Day Proclamation – President Trump”

Memorial Day Proclamation – President Reagan

April 16, 1982  By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Since the end of the Civil War, Memorial Day has been the time when we honor the American men and women who gave up their lives on the field of battle. We do this in recognition of the enormous sacrifice they haveContinue reading “Memorial Day Proclamation – President Reagan”

Under the Flag – Vietnam Veterans Laid to Rest

Members of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard fold the American flag over the casket of a sailor killed during the Vietnam War during a graveside interment ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Lt. Dennis Peterson, from Huntington Park, Calif.; Ensign Donald Frye, from Los Angeles; and Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Technicians 2nd Class William Jackson, from Stockdale,Continue reading “Under the Flag – Vietnam Veterans Laid to Rest”

Feature: Reynaldo Valenzuela

Reynaldo Valenzuela was born in Roswell, NM, and raised by his grandparents. He graduated in 2001 and joined the military in November of that year. He was sent to basic training at Ft. Benning, GA. After graduating from infantry school, he was stationed at Ft. Hood, TX in the BCO 1/9 CAV. His unit wasContinue reading “Feature: Reynaldo Valenzuela”

Persian Gulf War

January 17th to February 24th, 1991.  Tensions are on the rise between the Iraqi government and the United Nations. Iraq’s controversial invasion of Kuwait eventually results in the UN for the first time since 1950 permitting the use of force against an enemy. A massive coalition of multinational forces is prepared for war. This UN coalitionContinue reading “Persian Gulf War”