This Week In History

 
August 31, 1777- Samuel Mason, a captain in command of Fort Henry on the Ohio frontier, survives a devastating Indian attack only to become one of the young nation’s first western desperados.
 
September 01, 2005 -The Battle of Tal Afar was a military offensive conducted by the United States Army and supported by Iraqi forces, against Al Qaeda insurgents in the city of Tal Afar, Iraq in response to the growing increase of insurgent attacks against U.S. and Iraqi positions in the area. 
 
September 02, 1944-  Navy pilot George Herbert Walker Bush was shot down by Japanese forces as he completed a bombing run over the Bonin Islands. 
 
September 03, 1861- Confederate General Leonidas Polk commits a major political blunder by marching his troops into Columbus, Kentucky—negating Kentucky’s avowed neutrality and causing the Unionist legislature to invite the U.S. government to drive the invaders away.
 
September 04, 1996 -  Anti-aircraft fire lit up the skies of Baghdad, hours after the United States fired a new round of cruise missiles into southern Iraq and destroyed an Iraqi radar site.
 
September 05, 1943- Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s 503rd Parachute Regiment land and occupy Nazdab, just east of Lae, a port city in northeastern Papua New Guinea, situating them perfectly for future operations on the islands. New Guinea had been occupied by the Japanese since March 1942. Raids by Allied forces early 
 
September 06, 1966 - The Coast Guard’s GM1 Lester K. Gates was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with a combat “V” device for “meritorious service and action against the enemy” while serving on board CGC Point White (WPB-82308) in Vietnam.

 

 

 

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Case of The Week: August 31, 2015

 

ISIS: An Iraq War veteran’s perspective

 

By: Caitlin Schlabach 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VO Celebrates Major Milestone With Patriotic Grand Opening Event

Veterans’ Outreach had its official Grand Opening of its corporate home on Tuesday, June 23rd.  Veterans’ Outreach (VO) is a non-profit charitable organization that has been helping veterans in a myriad of different ways since 1994.  VO is comprised of veterans and non-veterans, all sharing the common goal to serve and honor

PSA: Grand Opening Announcement & Sponsorship Campaign

Veterans' Outreach National Headquarters Grand Opening is June 23, 2015 of our newly remodeled 4,000 sq. foot office building, which we are all very proud of! Besides our many help programs it will kick off a New Transitional Program that will have in depth protocols. That operation is pending and we are in need of sponsors that will help complete the program and secure its longevity and reach throughout the Nation.

 

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