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Photo courtesy of the National Guard Bureau National Guard Birth Date #381Guard History via Official National Guard Website We recognize December 13th as the birthday of the National Guard. On this date in 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. Based upon an order of the Massachusetts Bay Colony's General Court, the colony's militia was organized into three permanent regiments to better defend the colony. Today, the descendants of these first regiments - the 181st Infantry , the 182nd Infantry , the 101st Field Artillery , and the 101st Engineer Ba... read more

Will it Be # GoArmy ! # BeatNavy ! or #GoNavy! #BeatArmy Whoever you are rooting for, it is sure to be a great game! For more than a century, they've been at it. The Black Knights against the Midshipmen. Army vs. Navy - the greatest rivalry in sports. This rivalry dates all the way back to 1890....that is amazing! Learn all the about The Army-Navy Games Through The Years . Catch The Game Saturday, December 9, 3:00 PM EST on CBS Philadelphia, PA Learn more about The History Of The Army-Navy Game Stay Connected To The Army-Navy Game WEBSITE ... read more

images courtesy of http://pearlharbor75thanniversary.com The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). The attack led to the United States' entry into World War II. The attack lasted 110 minutes, from 7:55 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. A total of 2,335 U.S. servicemen were killed and 1,143 were wounded. Sixty-eight civilians were also killed and 35 were wounded. To all the brave soldiers that were a part of Peal Harbor WE WILL NEVER... read more

THE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT FOR MILITARY FAMILIES........WHAT I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS HOLIDAY SEASON! We all know that living the military lifestyle often means living away from your family and friends. It's easy to become disconnected on day to day life. Thank goodness for skype and facebook! It certainly has helped to keep one another connected to friends and family while living apart. But, most of us don't post tons of pictures onto social media and some family members don't even have facebook accounts so how do we keep those special memories and pictures present? I have found another way to ... read more