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Intact U.S. Flag Flies Over Leveled TN Home

Intact U.S. Flag Flies Over Leveled TN Home

An American flag has something to say about the resolve of Tennesseans following last week’s devastating tornadoes. When homeowner Ray Adcock and his family arose from their basement following a tornado in Nashville suburb Mt. Juliet, they discovered their home had been leveled, according to WAAY 31. Though his flagpole was knocked down, the U.S…. View more

WWII Veteran Receives Medals 70 Years Later

WWII Veteran Receives Medals 70 Years Later

Thomas Simpson finally received the recognition he deserves. After waiting more than 70 years to see his U.S. Navy service medals, Simpson, 92, obtained them this week. Simpson lives in a nursing home in Old Tappan, New Jersey. After the town’s mayor discovered that Simpson never received his service medals, he contacted U.S. Congressman Josh… View more

Let the History of Presidents’ Day Unite Us

Let the History of Presidents’ Day Unite Us

The importance of Presidents’ Day often goes unnoticed. Lost in a sea of retailer ads, we usually associate the third Monday of February with sales for furniture and cars. But behind this meaningful holiday is a great day honoring all those placed into the highest position by the people. Early beginnings Presidents’ Day started out… View more

Sinise Honored For His Work With Veterans

Sinise Honored For His Work With Veterans

Gary Sinise won an Emmy, Golden Globe, Hollywood Walk of Fame star, and was nominated for an Academy Award. However, his latest honor could be his greatest. Best known for his role as Lieutenant Dan Taylor in “Forrest Gump” (1994), Sinise received the Patriot Award from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. It’s the highest… View more

How America Created Black History Month

How America Created Black History Month

We all know Black History Month occurs every February, and the mission is simple:  to honor the contributions of African-Americans in U.S. history. What you may not realize is that the celebration has origins dating back to nearly 100 years ago. Black History Month has a fascinating background as colorful, original and interesting as those… View more

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