The approach of Naval Reserves Day is a call to action for patriots to show their support of this honored corps. The U.S. Naval Reserve, as it is known today, was established on August 29, 1916, as World War I waged its way across the Eastern hemisphere.
The brave men and women of the Reserves stand on guard at home, ready to respond when called up during times of national crisis — a duty that now stands at over a century old. Their slogan: Ready then. Ready now. Ready always. Continue reading
The American flag is possibly the most timeless decoration to adorn every U.S. home or business, but, you may not have thought about using it in new, creative ways to spruce up your space in a patriotic manner. Continue reading
The holidays are a time for families to gather and celebrate the spirit of the season. Typically, this involves the whole family gathering around with hot cocoa in-hand or eating a delicious meal together. For families with active duty service members, the holidays can be a bit more complicated. Continue reading
Stocking stuffers are a fun way to honor family traditions with small, meaningful treats. It’s easy to find practical items that will add a pop to your gift giving. Continue reading
Thanksgiving has passed, and the holidays are almost here. This means it is prime time for some holiday shopping and festivities with family and friends. For veterans, this is an especially cherished time of year to catch up with loved ones around the dinner table or relax by the fireplace. Continue reading
On a chilly, windswept dune in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville Wright experienced the longest controlled, powered flight yet known to humankind. The date was December 17, 1903.
The initial flight lasted 12 seconds and covered 10 feet per second. The day culminated with a flight of 59 seconds, which traveled across 852 feet of sand. Continue reading