Vietnam War Commemoration STREP 2022 - Issue 7

Dear Commemorative Partners, June marks Army Heritage Month and the Tuesday, June 14 anniversary of our Nation’s longest-established Service, which also, notably, is Flag Day! Happy 247th Birthday, United States Army! As its history unfolded, the U.S. Army was commonly associated with terms like infantry, artillery and armor. During the Vietnam War, however, the helicopter came of age, air mobility became the centerpiece of Army operations, and Vietnam was justifiably labeled as the "helicopter war"

Vietnam War Commemoration STREP 2022 - Issue 6

Dear Commemorative Partners, Memorial Day—the last Monday in May—began in 1868 as “Decoration Day.” Founder John A. Logan, Grand Army of the Republic commander in chief, designated it “for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village, and hamlet churchyard in the land.”
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Today Is Gold Star Wives Day

Today is Gold Star Wives Day, a day for our nation to offer profound respect to those those who have borne unimaginable sorrow – to recognize the immense loss and honor individual sacrifices endured by spouses and families of our fallen warriors

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day March 29

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March 29th is National Vietnam Veterans Day, a day for uniting Americans to thank and honor Vietnam War Era veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.    

VWC SITREP 2021 - National Guard BIrthday December 13

With a history that reaches back to December 13, 1636, our National Guard was born out of the Massachusetts colonial legislature’s direction that their existing militia companies be organized into three regiments. According to Guard history, four units—descendants of these regiments—share the distinction of being the oldest units in our military.  

Veterans Day Program at the Tudor Oaks

Muskego American Legion Post 356 was invited to do a Veterans Day Program at the Tudor Oaks Retirement Facility in Muskego.  Post 356 has participated in many ceremonies throughout the years for Memorial Day and Veterans Day at Tudor Oaks. Article

 

On November 10, we our revered U.S. Marines 246th birthday!

“Semper Fi,” “Leathernecks,” “Devil Dogs” and “the Few, the Proud, the Marines,” are just a few of the recognized hallmarks of our revered U.S. Marines. On November 10, we hail their 246th birthday! United States Marine Corps history began on that date in 1775 when the Second Continental Congress ordered “two battalions of Marines be raised”1 for service as landing forces with the fleet.

Natioal Vietman War Veterans Day

March 29th is National Vietnam Veterans Day, a day for uniting Americans to thank and honor Vietnam War Era veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.  More than 3 million Vietnams Era veterans and their families have been publicly thanked by friends and neighbors during some 19 thousand ceremonies hosted by more than 12 thousand.  Click here

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