Why remembering Pearl Harbor remains important today

On December 7, 1941 the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service delivered a devastating blow to the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii. This was a preemptive surprise attack by the Japanese, with the hope that they could decimate the U.S. Pacific Fleet. The Japanese believed that the United States was the greatest … Continue reading Why remembering Pearl Harbor remains important today

Real American Hero: John Mihalowski

  The old series which regularly ran here at my website continue to return with this first "Real American Heroes" piece in over four years. This series normally remembers and honors heroes from the American military ranks. Many were recipients of the Medal of Honor. This is the highest and most prestigious honor which can … Continue reading Real American Hero: John Mihalowski

Ty Cobb ends his career in Philadelphia

Ty Cobb is one of the greatest players in baseball history, but few are aware that the Hall of Fame legend finished up his long career as a member of the Philadelphia A’s, the franchise that would later relocate to become the Oakland Athletics.Cobb is rightly remembered as a Detroit Tigers superstar. He played for 24 … Continue reading Ty Cobb ends his career in Philadelphia

The Republic for which it stands

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Every good American knows and has said those words hundreds, if not thousands of times in their lives. Learning and reciting the "Pledge of … Continue reading The Republic for which it stands