RAO Bulletin 15 January 2021

DOWNLOAD DOC Bulletin 210115 (HTML Edition) Vet State Benefits – WA 2021 Military History Anniversaries 0116 thru 013121 Mil Hist – WWII Iwo Jima’s Jack Lucas DOWNLOAD PDF Bulletin 210115 (PDF Edition) Vet State Benefits – WA 2021 Military History Anniversaries 0116 thru 013121 Mil Hist – WWII Iwo Jima’s Jack Lucas THIS RETIREE ACTIVITIES… Continue reading RAO Bulletin 15 January 2021

Washington State Veteran’s Benefits 2021

WDVA The state of Washington provides veteran benefits. This section offers a brief description of each of the following: Housing Financial Assistance Education Employment Recreation Burial Other State Veteran Benefits Housing Programs State Veterans Homes Washington State has over 100 years of experience caring for veterans and their families. The state runs four state veterans’… Continue reading Washington State Veteran’s Benefits 2021

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 January

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests JAN 16 1776 – Amrican Revolutionary War: African-American Soldiers » It was an uncomfortable fact for many in the colonies that at the same time they were fighting the… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 January

Iwo Jima’s Jack Lucas

Lucas, the son of a North Carolina tobacco farmer, had first enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves on Aug. 8, 1942, just over eight months after the United States entered World War II following the infamous Japanese attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. He was 14 at the time… Continue reading Iwo Jima’s Jack Lucas

RAO Bulletin 01 January 2021

DOWNLOAD DOC Bulletin 210101 (HTML Edition) Vet State Benefits – VI 2020 Military History Anniversaries 0101 thru 011521 Mil Hist – WWII El Alamein DOWNLOAD PDF Bulletin 210101 (PDF Edition) Vet State Benefits – VI 2020 Military History Anniversaries 0101 thru 011521 Mil Hist – WWII El Alamein THIS RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE BULLETIN CONTAINS THE… Continue reading RAO Bulletin 01 January 2021

Virgin Islands Veteran’s Benefits 2020

The Virgin Islands of the United States provides several veteran benefits. Following is a brief description of those summarized in this attachment: Housing Financial Education Employment Burial Other VI Sponsored Veteran Benefits Veteran Housing Veterans Home Loan:  The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority provides a Home/Land Mortgage Program for Virgin Islands Veterans to purchase their… Continue reading Virgin Islands Veteran’s Benefits 2020

El Alamein

The defeat of the Afrika Korps at El Alamein initiated a long retreat and eventual surrender for Axis forces. Tobruk, the vital Libyan seaport on the coast of Cyrenaica, fell to General Erwin Rommel and his victorious Afrika Korps in less than 24 hours after an unexpected and devastating air, armor, and infantry attack on… Continue reading El Alamein

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 December

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Dec 16 1773 – American Revolution: Sons of Liberty Dump British Tea » In Boston Harbor, a group of Massachusetts colonists disguised as Mohawk Indians board three British tea… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 December

WWII Operation Uranus

How the Soviets Trapped the German 6th Army in Stalingrad In the fall of 1942, the Red Army had its back to the wall once again. During the first six months of the 1941 German invasion of the Soviet Union, the Wehrmacht had killed or captured almost three million Russian soldiers. December brought the Soviet… Continue reading WWII Operation Uranus