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Back in 2015, a few days before Independence Day, Kevin Rhoades planted a sign on the lawn outside his Texas home that bore a simple message: “Combat Veteran Lives Here. Please Be Courteous with Fireworks.”
Advanced manufacturing is already one of the most in-demand industries in America due to workforce retirements and natural business growth, but it’s also an industry with a severe shortage of skilled workers.
Brigadier Gen. John Adams served in the U.S. Army for over three decades before retiring in 2007. Now Adams is dedicated to fighting for the U.S. defense industrial base, an essential part of America’s national security.
When Bill Hughes went to fight in Iraq in 2003, members of his Army unit lined their vehicles with scrap metal, sandbags and bulletproof vests to protect themselves from roadside bombs. By the time his younger brother Ryan Young was in Iraq in 2008, the vehicles were made of a high-purity aluminum alloy that was much more effective at absorbing the blast.
“I hope you’re having a meaningful day.” That might be one of the better things to say to a veteran Memorial Day. You should probably avoid the common refrain, “Thank you for your service,” according to someone who should know.
On December 9, 2016, I revisited Workshops for Warriors to find out what had been accomplished in the past four years since I had toured the facility during their first Manufacturing Day on October 5, 2012, and met retired naval officer Hernán Luis y Prado, founder and president of Workshops for Warriors (WFW).
The Coast Guard celebrates its birthday today! Today marks 226 years of service.
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France – Proud veterans in their 90s and families of fallen soldiers are commemorating the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy 72 years ago that helped the Allies defeat Hitler.
New Balance has been waiting for years for the Department of Defense to buy athletic shoes/sneakers that are made in this country. If US Representatives Niki Tsongas and Bruce Poliquin have their way, the Boston sneaker maker won’t have to wait much longer.
Army Regulation 670-1, Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia, is the governing authority for the wear of Army uniforms. Paragraph 28-18 governs the wear of the United States Flag on Army Uniforms.
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