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"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid"- Dwight D. Eisenhower - Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect (1952 & 1956)
"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself"- John Stuart Mill - English economist & philosopher (1806 - 1873)
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Defense Almanac - U.S. Dept. of Defense - "This web site provides a variety of information and statistical material about the Department of Defense - its people, organization, equipment, and funding. The information on this site was compiled by the staff of the American Forces Information Service from various official sources within the Department of Defense." Military.com - Also has news & opinions. "Free membership... connects service members, military families and veterans to all the benefits of service
– government benefits, scholarships, discounts, lifelong friends,
mentors, great stories of military life or missions, and much more."
"Provides independent news and information to the U.S. military community, including active-duty service members, DoD civilians, contractors, and their families. Unique among Department of Defense authorized news outlets, Stars and Stripes is guaranteed First Amendment privileges that are subject to Congressional oversight."
The Pentagon - "Headquarters of the Department of Defense, the Pentagon is one of the world's largest office buildings. It is twice the size of the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, and has three times the floor space of the Empire State Building in New York. The National Capitol could fit into any one of the five wedge-shaped sections." U.S. Department of Defense- "The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country."
DEPARTMENTS - SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS - VETERANS INFORMATION
Army Aviation Heritage Foundation - "Connecting the American soldier with the American family. Purpose: Acting to provide America's veterans a voice with which to tell their story and the tools with which to share their legacy of service and devotion with the American public." CatholicMil.org- "Serves those who serve, offering U.S. Armed Forces personnel spiritual truths of military life in light of the Catholic Faith." Military Woman Home Page- "This site to provide a meeting place for military women to exchange information unique to their military experience and to offer firsthand information to women thinking about a military career. To this end, it is a site where military women can: -- Share their views and experiences. -- Enjoy the camaraderie with other military women. -- Meet military women from other services tobroaden their perspective and knowledge; dispel stereotypes; change paradigms. Military Health System from US Dept. of Defense- "The MHS is prepared to respond anytime, anywhere with comprehensive medical capability to military operations, natural disasters and humanitarian crises around the globe, and to ensure delivery of world-class healthcare to allDoD service members, retirees, and their families." Military Women Veterans- "From the American Revolution to Panama, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq, women have served in some way in every conflict...History tells us that thirty three thousand women served in World War One and almost 500,000 took part in World War Two. During the Korean era 120,000 women were in uniform and seven thousand were deployed in theater during Viet Nam. During Desert Storm seven per cent of the total U.S. forces deployed were women - over forty thousand of them." The American Legion - "For God and Country"...Chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization." USAA - United Services Automobile Association - "To help facilitate the financial security of military families. Certain products and services are also available to non-military individuals, and there are no membership fees... Active Military, Military Veterans, Spouses of USAA Members, Widows, Widowers and Former Spouses of USAA Members, Individuals Whose Parents Are/Were USAA Members, Former USAA Members, Other Individuals." United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) - "Organized as a headquarters element...has no war fighting units permanently assigned to it. Instead, all four Armed Services provide USCENTCOM with component commands, which, along with our joint special operations component make up USCENTCOM's primary war fighting and engagement organizations." United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)- "Established on March 15, 1989, succeeding the Veterans Administration. It is responsible for providing federal benefits to veterans and their dependents... operates nationwide programs for health care, financial assistance and burial benefits... About a quarter of the nation's population, approximately 70 million people, are potentially eligible for VA benefits and services because they are veterans, family members or survivors of veterans." Vet Friends.com- "The first step to finding a veteran or someone currently in the military is to enroll -- so others can find you. Then choose the membership that suits you - Gold, Platinum or Free.... All members receive email notification when anyone, who served in the same unit that you served in, registers and becomes a member! Become a member by registering yourself in our Military Active Duty, Reserve and Veteran database...Friends and families are welcome..."
HISTORY & RESEARCH
Access Genealogy - Military Records - "Archives, libraries, societies, battles, biographies, casualty lists, cemeteries, databases, diaries, draft records, military history, mailing lists, maps, medal winners, memorials, obtaining military records, organizations, pensions, photographic images, prison camps, query forums, regiments and muster rolls, regimental histories and surnames." Army Center of Military History (CMH) - "Responsible for the appropriate use of history throughout the U.S. Army...official history of the Army in both peace and war, while advising the Army Staff on relevant historical matters... the Center traces its lineage back to the work of those historians under the Secretary of War who compiled the Official Records of the Rebellion, a monumental documentary history of the Civil War begun in 1874, and to a similar work on World War I prepared by historians in the Historical Section of the Army War College." Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet (U.S. - Military) - Includes military information for other countries. "Category Index: General Resource Sites. Historical Military Conflicts, Events or Wars. Libraries, Archives & Museums. Mailing Lists, Newsgroups & Chat. Maps, Gazetteers & Geographical Information. Medals, Awards & Tributes. Military History Resources. People & Families. Professional Researchers, Volunteers & Other Research Services. Publications, Software & Supplies. Records: Military, Pension, Burial. Societies & Groups. Veterans' or Soldiers' Homes." Federation of American Scientists (FAS)- Military Analysis Network - "Combines the scholarly resources of its member scientists and informed citizens with knowledge of practical politics. Endorsed by the nearly 60 Nobel Laureates in biology, chemistry, economics, medicine, and physics as sponsors, FAS is uniquely qualified to bring the scientific perspective to public policy. FAS' strategies include advocacy, briefings with policy makers and the press, public education and outreach, collaboration with civil rights, human rights, and arms control groups, and grassroots organizing." Naval Observatory- "One of the oldest scientific agencies in the country. Established in 1830 as the Depot of Charts and Instruments, its primary mission was to care for theU.S. Navy's chronometers, charts and other navigational equipment." Valor Studios - "Home of the world's finest military art prints, magazine & signed book... Here you can acquire historical treasures."
BRANCHES OF SERVICE
Army.mil/ - Official website ofU.S. Army. Marines - Official website ofU.S. Marine Corps. Navy.mil - Official website ofU.S. Navy. United States Military Academy at West Point - "To educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country; professional growth throughout a career as an officer in the United States Army; and a lifetime of selfless service to the nation." U.S. Army War College- For more than a century, the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) has prepared senior military officers and civilians forstrategic-leadership responsibilities. U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command- "The transportation provider for the Department of Defense with the responsibility of providing strategic sealift and ocean transportation for all military forces overseas."
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