Happy Father’s Day!

Being a father is a full-time job. Today we celebrate fathers, grandfathers, and paternal guardians of all forms and the hard work they do. Your children have benefited from your guidance, and this is the day they show their gratitude. Thank you for being a Dad!

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Bunker Hill Day

Fought on June 17, 1775 the Battle of Bunker Hill proved to be an important moment for the American Colonial Army. While recorded as a loss for the American side, the British army suffered more than double the amount of casualties. As an early battle of the Revolutionary War, it showed that the American troops…

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Flag Day & U.S. Army Birthday

June 14th is an important day in U.S. history. In 1775, the Continental Army was formed to fight the Revolutionary War. Once victorious, the newly independent nation rechristened them the United States Army. Also on this day in 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Stars & Stripes as the national flag. The longest-running Flag…

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D-Day Normandy Landing

Known as Operation Neptune, the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944 initiated the liberation of German-occupied northwestern Europe and contributed to the Allied victory on the Western front. Over 24,000 American, British, and Canadian troops stormed Normandy beach in amphibious vehicles. At the end of the battle, there were an estimated 19,000 dead & wounded…

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Memorial Day

Established as Decoration Day in 1868, the current Memorial Day commemorates the brave souls lost while in the service of our nation’s armed forces. While it has become a symbol of picnics, baseball, and the beginning of summer it should also be observed for its traditional purpose. Take time out of your holiday to remember…

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Missing Children’s Day

Today is International Missing Children’s Day, which raises awareness of the plight of children who have been kidnapped or otherwise illegally detained. Per the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: Unfortunately, there is no reliable way to determine how many total children are actually missing in the U.S., as many children are never reported…

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Armed Forces Day

Founded in 1949, this holiday commemorates all those who have served in the five branches of the United States Military. Today we salute the U.S. Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, and Marine Corps. Thank you for serving our nation!

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Birth of Harry S. Truman

Born on this date in 1884, President Harry S. Truman is perhaps most notable for defying the odds. A former Vice President, Truman became Commander in Chief in 1945 and it would appear that his political career would end at the culmination of this term. In an iconic upset, incumbent Truman defeated Thomas E. Dewey…

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Happy Mother’s Day

The impact mothers have on our lives is incalculable. Whether you’re a birth mother, grandmother, adoptive mother, or a strong female role model for a child, you deserve to be recognized. If you see your mother today, be sure to make her some breakfast in bed.

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National Nurses’ Day

Nurses and medical support staff are the backbone of any hospital. Without their tireless efforts, patients would go unattended and doctors would go unassisted. Today we celebrate these capable men and women who provide post-op care, administer medications, show care & concern for patients, and much more. Thank you!

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