Celebrating a hero like few others

In March 1945, Germany was just weeks away from unconditional surrender to the United States and allied forces. But their soldiers determination made crossing an open field in Germany with no cover a deadly prospect for Staff Sergeant Edward Carter Jr. SSG Carter and...

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Test Your Knowledge: How Much Do You Know About Presidents?

Of the 44 men who have served as president of the United States, 31 had some military experience before taking office. It may not be a requirement, but military experience never hurts when taking the role of commander in chief. American presidents have served in...

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American Forces Don’t Slow Down for the Holidays

December 1776 was a difficult time in American history. The United States had been at war with England nearly two years and had quickly learned that battling the British army and navy was no small feat. The Continental Army suffered great losses and were fighting for...

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Put Your Knowledge to the Test: Bill of Rights Day

When the Constitutional Convention convened in 1787, many were eager to strengthen the new country with codified rights for the people. A group of delegates known as the Anti-Federalists believed enumerated rights were necessary to protect individual liberties. James...

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