Veterans Tackle Puzzles at the Armed Forces Retirement Home

SFC Mary Johnson, U.S. Army (Ret.), entered the U.S. Army on March 31, 1958, and retired on April 30, 1978, as an Administrative Clerk at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. She moved to Washington, D.C., in 1978 and later became a resident at the Armed Forces Retirement Home–Washington (AFRH). During the 1950s SFC Johnson’s military service sent […]

Updates from the Veterans History Project (VHP): Making a Difference: Insights from a VHP Interviewee

Making a Difference: Insights from a VHP Interviewee http://blogs.loc.gov/folklife/2016/09/making-a-difference-part-three-insights-from-a-vhp-interviewee/?loclr=eavhp As multi-ton aircraft crashed down on the flight deck, Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Heather ensured that they were ready and rearmed for their next mission. In this third installment of VHP’s “Making a Difference” blog series, a focus on women veterans continues through a guest post […]

This December A Gift of Thanksgiving

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. provided a much-needed gift of respite to a St. Louis Veteran couple, and below is their heartfelt message of thanksgiving. To all of our NAAV friends, family, and supporters, we would like to thank you for your continued generosity toward this organization and wish you and your families […]

Making a Difference: Insights from a VHP Interviewee

Making a Difference: Insights from a VHP Interviewee As multi-ton aircraft crashed down on the flight deck, Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Heather ensured that they were ready and rearmed for their next mission. In this third installment of VHP’s “Making a Difference” blog series, a focus on women veterans continues through a guest post written […]

Ira Hayes: O’odham USMC Airborne Warrior

During the month of May 2016, (National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM) the HUDVAG will remember and recognize our Military history, as well as those women and men, and their families, who made the ultimate sacrifice for this grateful nation and our freedom and liberties which we all enjoy. Today we recognize, and remember, Ira Hayes, […]