On this 76th anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy “D-Day” we wanted to share a transcript of the Battle Honors awarded to the 116th Infantry Regiment who were in the first wave on Omaha Beach and suffered some of the greatest casualties of the day. As approved by Executive Order No. 9296 (Section I, […]
Plattsburgh Barrracks dates back to 1814 and was developed out of the necessity to secure the village of Plattsburgh, New York. The War of 1812 and the Battle of Plattsburgh factored into the decision to construct a military installation that remained active from 1814 to 1995. First by the Army, and then by the Air Force.
The United States Coast Artillery has a long history, beginning with the formation of the United States, that evolved from defending the home front to fighting in World Wars.
Field Hospitals provided a vital service in caring for those wounded in battle. Featured is a postcard from World War I depicting the service of medical personnel.
The Army Good Conduct Medal was established for the Army & Army Air Forces in 1941.
This set of Veteran Snapshots features soldiers of the Fourth Army in the snow.