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”

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”

April 20, 1953 Operation Little Switch

With the recent death of Joseph Stalin in March of 1953 Russian forces would sign an end to their participation in the Korean War. China and North Korea, while both still at war with American forces, would find themselves in a position where they could not keep up their current fighting and so for aContinue reading “April 20, 1953 Operation Little Switch”

April 19, 1775 Lexington and Concord

This Day in History April 19 Spring 1775. Tensions are on the rise in the American Colonies. Events like the Boston Tea Party, a few years before, and the even more recent gathering of the Continental Congress, had been slowly widening the gap between Colonial and British, all the while closing the gap on war.Continue reading “April 19, 1775 Lexington and Concord”