Join us for the Naples 4th of July Parade in Old Naples, as Military Vehicles Provided by The Museum of Military Memorabilia lead off the Parade in Celebration of Independence Day
The Frightened Vietnamese Kid Who Became A U.S. Army General “In 1975, when I was 9 years old, we had to make that escape from Vietnam, and my family got out of South Vietnam the day before the fall of Saigon,” said Brig. Gen. Viet Luong, 1st Cavalry Division’s deputy commanding general.
She was laid down by the Bath Iron Works Corporation at Bath in Maine on 28 October 1943, launched on 19 March 1944 by Mrs. Harry H. Wilhoit, granddaughter of Captain Maddox, and commissioned on 2 June 1944.
“I’ve been asked to read the story of a Marine who was in Vietnam, and it tells not only about the terror and confusion and loneliness and all the other emotions — not to mention great fear — one can imagine experiencing over there
Army celebrated its 241th birthday, Two hundred and forty one years ago, our Nation’s leaders established the Continental Army, beginning a rich heritage of successfully defending this great country and her citizens
On a rocky roadside in Afghanistan, 19-year-old Josh Wege felt the sun staring directly down on him from a cloudless sky. He was groggy, bloody and could sense “all the chaos I was enveloped in”.