Explains the DoD position on homeschooling. (January 1, 1999)
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Welcome to FacesofValor.com! Valor! A little word with big meaning. The United States Army defines valor as "heroism performed under combat conditions". ...
Online memorial for the fallen servicemembers of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Includes photos and visitor-submitted messages.
Christian and homeschool resource page of the Howard family. Information on Christianity, homeschool, parenting, and military homeschool families.
Just a few weeks after the the signing of the armistice with Germany on November 11, 1918, ending military action in World War One, Americans prepared to celebrate their traditional Thanksgiving with new appreciation for a "day of thankful prayer... and joyous feasting." Although still restricted by wartime rationing, the Evening World (New York, NY) asked chefs of major New York City hotels to contribute their best recipes to honor the Allied leaders responsible for victory and the war's end....Read more about it and try some Roast Turkey a la Pershing! For more Thanksgiving recipes see our recent Headlines and Heroes blog for "10 Thanksgiving Recipes You May Not Have Tried" and follow us on Twitter @librarycongress #ChronAm!
The Veterans History Project (VHP) in the Library of Congress today launched a website feature, titled “Cold War Dispatches: Service Stories from 1947-1991,” as part of its “Experiencing War” online series. The feature highlights the stories of veterans who served in non-combatant roles within the military between 1947 and 1991, commonly referred to as the Cold War era.Click here for more information.
While Memorial Day originally commemorated those who died in the US Civil War, during the Great War (World War I) focus began to shift to honoring all those killed during military service in all wars. The National Endowment for the Humanities' Division of Preservation and Access blog this week explores the Evolution of Memorial Day and tips for learning more about the topic in Chronicling America. As mentioned in the post, the Library also provides search tips and examples of articles from Chronicling America describing public celebrations and how the holiday developed over time, including the "Memorial Day--Its Origin" in the May 29, 1919 issue of the Jasper News (Jasper, MO). Check out these useful resources for searching the holiday’s history in Chronicling America's historic newspapers, and be sure follow us on Twitter @librarycongress #ChronAm!
The Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project (VHP) today launched an online “Experiencing War” website feature, titled “Equality of Treatment and Opportunity: Executive Order 9981,” marking the 70th anniversary of the landmark order that abolished racial discrimination in the U.S. armed forces.Click here for more information.
The William A. Gladstone Afro-American Military Collection (ca. 500 items) spans the years 1773 to 1987, with the bulk of the material dating from the Civil War period, 1861-1865. The collection consists of correspondence, pay vouchers, orders, muster rolls, enlistment and discharge papers, receipts, contracts, affidavits, tax records, miscellaneous military documents, and printed matter.