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On October 13, we celebrate the birthday of the United States Navy.
For 50 years, 1922 to 1972, the Navy’s birthday was celebrated on Theodore Roosevelt’s birthday, October 27th. The Navy League of the United States designated this date due to Roosevelt’s work in elevating the U.S. Navy to a premier force.
The casualties of 9/11 are family, friends, and loved ones. They each had their hopes, dreams, and world-changing projects to pursue. Heritages and legacies were severed. This is what we are reflecting on, and why we will always remember these names.
Labor Day is September 6, 2021. Labor Day has come to represent many things, but it will always recognize and celebrate the contributions that workers have made to the well-being of our country.
On April 30, 1945, Adolf Hitler's successor, Karl Dönitz first delivered an act of surrender on the part of Germany, effectively ending hostilities in Europe. However, the United States was not at ease, as fighting raged on in the Pacific and in eastern Asia.
On August 15, 1945, Japan accepted the terms of surrender and World War II was effectively over. Since then, August 15 has been recognized as Victory over Japan Day, or V-J Day.