Category Archives: Patriotism

U.S. Army Bases around the World - Veteran's Outreach Ministries - Delaware
29 Apr
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U.S. Army Bases around the World

An Article Pulled From www.militarybases.com/army The Army is the oldest military branch, established on June 14th 1775. Today, there are more than 700,000 soldiers who fill many different positions: doctors, lawyers, engineers, computer programmers, logistic experts, and more still dedicated ...

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DE Veteran Memorial Cemeteries - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
17 Apr
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DE Veteran Memorial Cemeteries

Eligibility Veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States, their spouses and dependent children (under 21 years of age and not married or having a verifiable life-long dependency on eligible Veteran) may be interred at the Delaware Veterans Memorial ...

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The Women of Elkton During WWII - Veteran's Outreach Ministries - Maryland
20 Mar
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The Women of Elkton During WWII

An Article byLishamarie Hunter Elkton, a small town one hour north of Baltimore has a big history attached to it. During World War II Elkton, MD became the center of the ammunition production for the armed forces overseas. Elkton housed ...

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Navy Bases Around the World - Veterans Outreach Ministries
16 Jan
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U.S. Navy Bases Around the World

Read the Full Article from www.militarybases.com/navy The Navy was founded under the authority of George Washington in 1775 as a means to disrupt British Supply ships. For decades to follow their necessity was a question in terms of being a ...

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Flying the Flag at Half-Mast - Veterans Outreach Ministries
12 Jan
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Flying the Flag at Half Mast

An Article by U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs An easy way to remember when to fly the United States flag at half-staff is to consider when the whole nation is in mourning. These periods of mourning are proclaimed either by ...

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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Veterans Outreach Ministries
04 Jan
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

 By Lishamarie Hunter The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier has a long history of being a male-only institution. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was created in 1921 and is located in Arlington National Cemetery.  It started as a plain ...

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Veterans Cemeteries and Memorial Programs - Veterans Outreach Ministries
19 Dec
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Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial Program in Maryland

The State of Maryland and the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) are honored to offer our veterans and their eligible dependents a final resting place at one of five MDVA state veterans cemeteries. The MDVA State Veterans Cemetery Program ...

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The Meaning Behind the 13 Folds of Old Glory - Veterans Outreach Ministries
28 Sep
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The Meaning Behind the 13 Folds of Old Glory

This article is written by Laurie Pearson at Marine Corps News from www.military.com (Photo Credit: Arlington National Cemetery/Elizabeth Fraser) Most Americans have seen the traditional folding of the American flag, at specific events, such as funerals. Have you ever wondered ...

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Flag Etiquette - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
29 Jul
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Flag Etiquette

The U.S. Flag Code formalizes and unifies the traditional ways in which we give respect to the flag. This is a list of do’s. When displaying the flag, DO these: Display the U.S. flag from sunrise to sunset on buildings ...

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Concerns About New Army Combat Physical Fitness Test - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
25 Jul
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Concerns About New Army Combat Physical Fitness Test

By Lishamarie Hunter All things change but are all changes good for everybody? The current Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) has measured the fitness of individual soldiers since 1980. It consists of three simple events. Soldiers must do as many ...

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