Published: March 30, 2015 at 11:36 am
Congress enacted Prohibition but lawmakers didn’t go dry, thanks to bootlegger George Cassiday—the “Man in the Green Hat”—who set up shop on Capitol Hill
Published: March 30, 2015 at 11:34 am
In the summer of 2014 the deaths of two black men in confrontations with police officers riveted the nation's attention. In July Eric Garner, of Staten Island, N.Y., suffered a fatal heart attack while being arrested for selling loose cigarettes; …
Published: February 26, 2015 at 3:32 pm
Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundations builds homes for the most critically wounded veterans.
Published: December 09, 2014 at 7:08 pm
Japanese nonprofit Kuentai's mission is to locate and repatriate remains of WWII Japanese soldiers. When they found American remains Kuentai-USA was established.
Published: December 03, 2014 at 5:53 pm
The Alamo, built in the 18th century from locally quarried limestone, rests deep in the heart of Texas. (Photo: Library of Congress)
Barricaded in a freezing cold, rat-infested room inside the Alamo, the lone defender had gone almost three days …
Published: November 10, 2014 at 4:52 pm
For nearly 70 years the Eisenhower Foundation has been working to preserve the legacy of and the values exemplified by General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Published: September 08, 2014 at 11:56 am
An interview with Rachel Yarnell Thompson, Special Projects Director of The George C. Marshall International Center and author of "Marshall—A Statesman Shaped in the Crucible of War."
Published: June 12, 2014 at 1:46 pm
A new facility provides lodging for veterans and caregivers during times of medical treatment.
Published: May 15, 2014 at 5:40 pm
Downloadable pdfs of two articles from the Rolling Thunder XXVII Official Guide - 'A Healing Place in the Hills' and 'The American Tribute Tour.'
Published: May 15, 2014 at 12:11 pm
See a list of guided tours and special events planned for the summer of 2014 at Arlington National Cemetery.
Published: April 07, 2014 at 7:34 pm
Transitioning from the military to civilian life can be difficult, especially in finding employment. Hire Our Heroes is a not-for-profit organization that works to help veterans transition.
Published: April 01, 2014 at 6:09 pm
National History Day began as a contest for students. That annual contest still continues, but the program has expanded to offer much more to students and teachers.
Published: March 13, 2014 at 1:42 pm
'I will never consent'
All's not quite fair in love and war for the daughter of Jefferson Davis
Varina Anne "Winnie" Davis, younger daughter of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his second wife, Varina Howell Davis, was born in June …
Published: January 29, 2014 at 4:20 pm
Shaped by his in-country experiences, musician and Vietnam veteran Kimo Williams continues to work on behalf of vets and soldiers from Vietnam to Afghanistan and Iraq
Published: May 07, 2013 at 1:28 pm
Weider History Group received the following media release from Norwich University, which was not only the first private military college in the United States, it is the birthplace of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). As the birthplace of ROTC, …
Published: April 19, 2013 at 6:13 pm
TED Challenge: Defuse, Heal & Grow campaign is raising money to remove old landmines and other unexploded ordinance from Quang Tri Province, Vietnam.