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”

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”

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”

Army Chaplain History

As long as armies have existed, military chaplains have served alongside Soldiers, providing for their spiritual needs, working to improve morale and aiding the wounded. The Bible tells of the early Israelites bringing their priests into battle with them. Pagan priests accompanied the Roman Legions during their conquests; as Christianity became the predominant religion ofContinue reading “Army Chaplain History”