World War I is known at the time as The Great War. It officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour … [Read more...] about What Does Veteran’s Day Mean To You?
By Kim Lengling for USMilitary.com Have you thought about what the American Flag means? What it symbolizes? Have you taught your children the history of the American Flag? Today the flag consists of thirteen horizontal stripes, seven red alternating with 6 white. The stripes represent the original 13 Colonies; the stars represent the 50 states of the Union. The colors of the … [Read more...] about This 4th of July: What does the American Flag mean to you?
The Veterans of the Vietnam War, Post 52 of Meadville PA will be hosting The Moving Wall in September.? The Moving Wall is slightly longer than half the length of the Memorial in Washington DC, whose length is 493.5 feet long. Post 52 brought The Moving Wall to Meadville PA 20 years ago and with it came so many emotions and reunions of veteran brothers and … [Read more...] about The Moving Wall: Women Who Paid The Ultimate Price For Their Country
Written by Kim Lengling for USMilitary.com This is America. The symbol of our country is the American Flag. The Star Spangled Banner is the anthem of our country. In this day and age, I find myself shaking my head or simply sitting, wondering what has become of the respect and morals of this country? How is it that people have forgotten those two basic truths of our … [Read more...] about The American Flag Then Finding Myself Shaking My Head
Memorial Day Weekend. Across this nation, families and friends are gathering together for picnics. Backyards are turned into a place of laughter and fellowship. People are firing up their grills, making salads, cookies, pies; setting out tables and chairs in the back yard, placing a radio in the kitchen window and welcoming those they care about; those that have come to … [Read more...] about This Memorial Day: The Knock On The Door