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Independence Day of the United States, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth in the U.S., is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago in 1776 on July 4 by the Continental Congress. It declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and were no longer part of the British Empire. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in... read more

Military Appreciation Days at Carowinds May 27- 28 and July 2-8, 2018 Join Carowinds as they pay tribute to our brave military service men and women by offering FREE PARK ADMISSION to any active, inactive or retired United States Service men and women with a valid military I.D. Located off I-77 (Exit 90) at the NC/SC border, the park touts w orld-class thrill rides, live entertainment, authentic Carolina cuisine and more. Military Discount Active or Retired Members of the U.S. Armed Forces receive a discount off of the rack rate on campsites at Camp Wilderness. Learn more ! Learn more about C... read more

FOR THAT SPECIAL SUPERHERO IN YOUR LIFE Father's Day is a day to celebrate the role that Father's play in children's lives worldwide. Father's Day is celebrated in the United States on the third Sunday in June. This Father's Day is the perfect day to show that special Dad in your life how much he is loved. Many families love to honor their Dad with a special day off, gift or fun outing together. Here are some ideas for that special Military Dad in your life including great military discounts to help you save while celebrating. GOLF Many Father's love to spend a day on the golf course but afte... read more

MILITARY APPRECIATION DAYS AT KINGS DOMINION Kings Dominion will be decked out in red, white, and blue this Independence Day for our Star Spangled Celebration, June 30 - July 4! Celebrate at the ultimate 4th of July event all weekend long with energetic performances from local military bands and dazzling firework shows, plus all of your favorite rides. Kings Dominion is also honoring service members by offering FREE ADMISSION to the park for active and retired military, as well as veterans with honorable or medical discharge, and discount tickets for friends and family. Kings Dominion is also... read more

If you want to fly Space-A to the United Kingdom, Royal Air Force (RAF) Mildenhall is your best bet. The base is located about 80 miles northeast of London, making it an equally great starting point for a relaxing tour of the English countryside or a busy week exploring the sites of London. RAF Mildenhall is also a convenient gateway to the rest of Europe. With three international airports and the Eurostar train within a few hours’ drive, RAF Mildenhall is the perfect place to start your European vacation. Ready to plan your trip? Here’s what you need to know! If you are new to Space-A flying... read more