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Black History Month: Resources

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans. African Americans have made a profound impact on America that continues in many areas including history, education, entertainment, literature, science, sports, politics, culture, and the military. A list of contribution... more

Museum to Honor Native American Vets

Honoring the thousands of Native Americans who served in various U.S. Military branches and better educating the public are the goals of the proposed National Native American Veterans Memorial. The project is being overseen by Kevin Gover, director of the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). The memorial will be... more

Vietnam History Series to Debut in Maryland

A new, three-hour documentary, Maryland Vietnam War Stories, is set to debut May 24-26 on Maryland Public Television (MPT) as part of MPT's 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War. The multi-year-project also includes a traveling exhibit that has been making its way around Maryland since last May, to celebrate the service of Marylander... more

New Website to Tell Stories of Iraq, Afghanistan

One Marine veteran is on a mission to make sure the war stories of his generation are told — and told right. Thomas Brennan, a medically retired staff sergeant-turned-journalist, is preparing for the launch of The War Horse, an independent journalism site dedicated to chronicling the effects of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The website brand... more

Group Seeks Photos for Vietnam Wall

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, which built the Vietnam Wall in 1982, is seeking to connect a face with every name on the Wall through their interactive digital Wall of Faces. Families and friends also can submit photographs to the online Wall of Faces by visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund website and clicking the Wall of Faces link... more

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