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"Unforgotten Heroes: How National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ensures America Never Forgets Its Bravest" â€” Dive into the poignant history, significance, and undying promise of a day dedicated to those who served but never returned, and those who endured the unthinkable as prisoners of war.
Looking to celebrate a legacy of service, sacrifice, and community impact? Join us in wishing the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary a happy birthday! Founded in 1914, this remarkable organization has been a cornerstone of support for our nation's veterans and their families. In this article, we delve into the history, contributions, and future aspirations of the VFW Auxiliary, as we mark another year of their invaluable service. đź‡şđź‡¸âś¨
On August 16, 1940, the first official Army parachute jump took place at Ft. Benning, Georgia. This event marked a significant advancement in military strategy, leading to the formation of the U.S. Army's Airborne, two elite divisions known for their valor and expertise. Learn about their rich history, how to commemorate National Airborne Day, and explore frequently asked questions.
In the annals of American history, few symbols resonate as deeply as the Purple Heartâ€”a testament to valor, sacrifice, and a nation's undying gratitude. Instituted by George Washington in 1782, its legacy spans centuries, honoring those who have given so much for the ideals of freedom and democracy. From the hallowed grounds of the Revolutionary War to the tumultuous terrains of modern-day conflicts, the Purple Heart stands not just as a medal but as a beacon of hope, bravery, and unyielding spirit. As we delve into the remarkable journey of this esteemed award, we also pay tribute to its recipients, whose stories etch an indelible mark on the canvas of our nation. Through their tales of heroism, we find inspiration and a renewed sense of purpose, reminding us that valor is timeless and that gratitude never fades.
From guarding our shores to performing daring rescues at sea, the U.S. Coast Guard stands as a symbol of bravery and dedication. Today, we honor their legacy and celebrate their birthday, reflecting on their storied history and connection with organizations like the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).
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GI Bill benefits are the most widely utilized benefits available to veterans. Moreover, veterans on college campuses have demonstrated an eagerness to not only organize but to lead in their communities while pursuing higher education. By supporting the nearly 1 million student veterans on college campuses today, the VFW has a unique opportunity to not only showcase the amazing work of our organization, but we can also harness this leadership potential to grow our organization for future generations of veteran leaders.
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Help America's veterans by making a generous donation to the VFW. Our programs support our service members while they are on the front line, as they are being discharged and long after they return. Your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to the VFW programs where your support is most urgently needed. Find out more ways to help America's veterans.