It’s not every day that you can celebrate a century of birthdays. But that’s what happened recently for Vivian Millie Bailey, a retired teacher and former Second Lieutenant during World War II. Bailey says while things have improved for African Americans since her time in the service there’s still room for improvement.
The National Archives is preparing to open a new exhibit honoring veterans and memories of the Vietnam War. To kickoff the new exhibition, the museum showcased three helicopters flown during the Vietnam War.
At the second annual Veterans Resources Day in St. Mary’s County, home to Patuxent Naval Air Station, former members of the military attended in search of help for concerns ranging from their health to their home.
For the first time, Veteran’s Appreciation in Maryland has been extended to the entire month of November. State agencies, Maryland Public Television, and the U.S. Naval Academy have teamed up to create exhibits to honor it across the state.
The four-year-old Warrior Sailing Program visited Annapolis this week, giving veterans from around the country a chance to join in a whole new community while learning some challenging new skills.
On March 30, 1973 the last U.S. troops left Vietnam and for most of the returning soldiers the return home was anything but welcoming. But for the third year in a row, the Hospice of the Chesapeake sponsored a special “welcome home” for hundreds of Vietnam Vets to provide the welcome back they didn’t get more than four decades ago.
MERCERSBURG, Pennsylvania — An adaptive sports program holds a special fundraiser to help raise funds to provide free lessons and equipment for wounded warriors looking to take on the slopes.
On Veterans’ Day, the country stops to honor the men and women who put their lives on the line to protect and serve America. One Minnesota veteran travels hundreds of miles twice a year to pay his personal respect to his fellow soldiers.