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The United States Army is the oldest branch of the Unites States Armed Forces. The United States Army was established by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1775. The Navy and Marines were formed later in 1775 then the Coast Guard in 1915 and finally the Air Force in 1947.

As we honor those who served our country this Veterans Day many area restaurants and businesses will be offering Vets many free or discounted goodies. *• Lone Star Steakhouse restaurants will give all veterans and active-duty military a free entrée from a select menu on Monday. • Olive Garden restaurants are giving veterans and active-duty […]

Many Americans have people close to them who are serving in the armed forces. They need our prayers too. In particular all our young men…

Today marks the official end of the War on Iraq after almost 9 years and almost 4,700 troops lives lost. The first plane load of troops landed in Fort Hood this morning and all are expected home by the end of the year. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has kicked off Campaign “Yellow Ribbon” as we […]

As we celebrate Veterans Day on Friday 11/11/11 area resturants will be showing appreciation to the men and women who serve or have served our country. Proof of service will be required to enjoy these freebies.A few resturants showing our service men and women thanks are Applebees, Chili’s, Hooters, Outback Steakhouse, Subway, Texas Roadhouse, T.G.I. […]

Wreath Laying at Veteran’s Memorial Location: North Carolina State Capitol Date: Monday May 30th, 2011 Time: 10 am – 1 pm The Tar Heel Detachment of the Marine Corps League for the greater Raleigh area, will sponsor a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30th, to recognize all members of our armed forces who have […]

Many Americans have people close to them who are serving in the armed forces. They need our prayers too. In particular all our young men and women who are in uniform serving this country in the climate we are in now. Things have been insanely chaotic for them the last few years. Let’s remember them […]