Who says the Naval Academy students don't have a great sense of humor? Dressed in their crisp white military uniforms, they perform in the streets of Annapolis, MD. They also present a small cameo of military uniforms from West Point and the Air Force Academy. Enjoy the video!
Army Capt. Florent Groberg will be presented the Medal of Honor on November 12, 2015 by President Barrack Obama. Capt. Groberg disrupted two suicide attacks and was injured but saved countless lives. For more information about Capt. Groberg you can go to: http://www.defense.gov/News-Article-View/Article/623203/president-to-award-medal-of-honor-to-retired-army-captain
Many customers ask me about how to properly dispose of a worn U.S. flag, here are some suggestions: Display your flag in a premium craftsmanship shadow box. I had a conversation with the great granddaughter of a War I veteran and she was looking to preserve his flag in one of our flag display cases. She [...]
The 2015 World Police & Fire Games will be hosted by Fairfax County, VA and the National Capital Region. The Games are one of the largest multi-sport events in the world with over 12,000 athletes from police, fire and other public safety agencies expected to compete between June 26 and July 5, 2015. Venues span the National Capital Region providing [...]
By Lisa GutierrezThe Kansas City StarKANSAS CITY, Mo. — So this happened Tuesday during St. Patrick's Day festivities: A group of KCPD officers led a flash mob in Westport.Check out the YouTube video below. You can tell who's done the Electric Slide many, many times before.Yes, we're talking about you, Officer Chato Villalobos.The idea for [...]
By Dan Lamothe February 6 at 1:03 PM Army’s criteria for the award says it also can be authorized in other situations, including international terrorist attacks against the United States.The Army declined to call Hassan’s attack international terrorism, however. That led Congress to include a provision in the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act that required the [...]
By Jon HarperStars and StripesPublished: January 20, 2015WASHINGTON — Former soldier and airman Jesse Baltazar received the Purple Heart on Tuesday, more than 70 years after he was wounded in action in the Philippines and forced to participate in the infamous Bataan Death March.Baltazar joined the U.S. Armed Forces Far East, also known as USAFFE, [...]
Two children’s book authors thought military ‘brats’ deserved a new name. The brats thought otherwise.
By John Kelly December 29, 2014 The Little C.H.A.M.P.s,” a 58-page self-published book aimed at the elementary-school-age sons and daughters of U.S. military personnel and their civilian schoolmates.It tells the story of five military dependents, or “brats,” as the offspring of service members are commonly known. They include Gonzo, an Army brat whose father [...]
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) -- Four of the remaining nine USS Arizona survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack are vowing this year's anniversary won't be their last reunion.The men in their 90s gathered for a news conference Tuesday in a building overlooking the memorial that sits on top of the Arizona, a battleship that sank [...]
WWII veteran, 98, dons uniform for final salute.See article.