Today is the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The attack started at 7:53 a.m. and was over by 1 p.m. Many of us have seen the devastating photos of the attack that crippled our Pacific Fleet and probably have learned the history of the attack. However, did you know that there were also women who were based in Hawaii at this time?
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This year October 2-8 is Mental Health Awareness Week. One in five American adults experience mental illness. Take the time this week to learn about mental illness and participate in some fun activities.
Each year, POW/MIA Recognition Day is held the third Friday in September. Throughout the U.S., and on U.S. bases and ships not in the country, Americans remember those who are prisoners of war or missing in action. You can get involved by attending a POW/MIA ceremony in your area. Ceremonies are held at many veterans’ […]
Today is the day we celebrate the right for women to vote. This amendment was first introduced in 1878 but wasn’t officially part of the U.S. constitution until August 26th, 1920. Fifty years after the Amendment was officially granted, the holiday was officially declared by Congress as a celebration of woman’s suffrage. Here are some […]
When donating your car to charity, one of the most important documents to have is your vehicle title. While in some cases Vehicles For Veterans can make arrangements when you can’t locate your car title, the process is much easier if you do have the title. Because this is the legal document that shows you […]
The history of human flight started in the United States, and the U.S. military played a massive role in the progression of aviation. August 19 is National Aviation Day, a day to observe and celebrate the development of aviation. Because the U.S. Military made so many improvements to flight over the years, there are many […]
It has been 72 years since Japan officially surrendered in 1945, and World War II finally ended. Victory over Japan Day (VJ Day) is celebrated on Sept. 2—the day that Japan surrendered and WWII effectively ceased. The first VJ Day sparked a national celebration and an iconic kiss featured in Life Magazine. What do you need to know about VJ Day? Read these interesting facts to find out:
While most people have heard of the Purple Heart Medal, many are not aware of the Purple Heart Day observation on Aug. 7. Purple Heart Day commemorates the anniversary of the medal’s creation and encourages everyone to remember the sacrifices soldiers make for our freedom.
Today is the U.S. Coast Guard’s 227th birthday. This is the perfect time to learn about its rich history and everything they have done for the U.S.
Over the past few years, and in the near future, exciting new car technology is changing the way people drive. If you are still driving an unwanted, outdated car, now is a great time to upgrade. When you move up to the newest car technology, you can donate your old car to Vehicles For Veterans. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Vehicles For Veterans uses donations from people like you to benefit disabled and other veterans charities. All you need to do is call [chapter_phone] or fill out an online donation form.