Saturday, November 27, 2021
Victory over Japan Day (also known as Victory in the Pacific Day, V-J Day, or V-P Day) is a name chosen for the day on which the Surrender of Japan occurred, effectively ending World War II, and subsequent anniversaries of that event. The term has been applied to both...
Sam Walton may well be the most well known achiever in Arkansas but there are 25 others we need to remember, they are the 25 Medal of Honor recipients who called Arkansas home. Lloyd L. Burke “Scooter” would be one of the deadliest of them. He managed to overrun...
He was born in Jefferson County, Indiana, in January 1883. Accounts say his father, John H. Woodfill, was a veteran of the Mexican War and had served with the 5th Indiana Volunteers during the Civil War. Woodfill reportedly became a good shot by age 10 and often sneaked off...
BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. Having done several hundred articles in the Hawaii Reporter honoring some of Americas hero’s, I believe this is the first one I have done for a member of the U. S. Army Air Corps. Lieutenant Colonel Addison Earl Baker (January 1, 1907 – August 1, 1943)...
The Army invites the community to join in a special ceremony honoring the mothers and families of fallen service members, Sunday at 1 p.m., at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The ceremony takes place on Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day, which is observed on the last Sunday of September in...