DULUTH — In honor of the 100th anniversary of Tank Company M, which was formed in Duluth as an independent tank company in the 34th Infantry Division, Brigadier General Ronald Hein is hosting a series of five “Tank Talks” on the Veterans Memorial Hall Facebook page. Tank Company M, formed in Duluth, was federally recognized was the 2nd Tank Company […]
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The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced last week that Marine Corps Pfc. Mervin D. Galland, 24, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Monday, May 11, 2020. In November 1943, Galland was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small […]
The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Minnesota (SSN 783), homeported at Naval Submarine Base New London, was recently announced as the winner of the 2019 Battenberg Cup Award. The Battenberg Cup Award for the U.S. Atlantic Fleet Battle Efficiency “E” winner is presented annually to the ship, or submarine, selected by the Fleet Commander as the best all-around in the Atlantic […]
May is Military Appreciation Month. This POW*MIA memorial is located on the grounds of the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center in Columbus, GA. AMVETS will sponsor virtual events during Memorial Day weekend on the POW*MIA issue and other vete… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]
For 32 years every Memorial Day, action has been taken to raise awareness for the critical issues facing our nation’s veterans. In 2020, AMVETS (American Veterans) will continue the tradition through the Rolling to Remember Challenge. Take the Rolli… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.
May is Military Appreciation Month. “Marking the end of a long, deadly war, VE Day, short for ‘Victory in Europe Day,’ celebrated just that: the end of World War II on the European front. Since this momentous occasion in 1945, much of the world has c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.