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3 Steps for Finding Your Revolutionary Roots

military records Jun 30, 2021

Many families have stories claiming their ancestors were American Revolutionary War heroes or even signers of the Declaration of Independence. Unfortunately when working with these families on tracing their family lore... many of the stories do not survive genealogical scrutiny.

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Finding Your Military Ancestors

military records veterans May 31, 2021

Do you have military veterans in your family tree?  Often we do not know who they are or even details about their service because many did not make it home, and those that did often found it difficult to talk about the sacrifices they made.

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5 Ways to Honor Memorial Day

For many, Memorial day is about barbecues, beaches, and big sales. It's the unnofficial start of summer. But let's not forget what Memorial Day is really about.

Memorial Day is when we remember and honor the men and women who have served and sacrificed to protect our nation.

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Happy 245th Birthday U.S. Marine Corps! 11 Facts You May Not Know

military Nov 10, 2020

Today November 10th is the 245th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps. What do you know about the U.S. Marines?

11 Surprising Facts About The Marines

# 1 The Marine Corps is older than the U.S. Declaration of Independence.

On November 10, 1775 the Second Continental Congress ordered the...

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5 Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day Virtually

military Nov 10, 2020

Veterans Day honors all of those who have served the country in war or peace — dead or alive. Why November 11th? Originally known as Armistice Day, it commemorated the end of World War I when the peace treaty was signed during the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.

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4 Ways to Honor Our D-Day Heroes

military Jun 06, 2019

75 years ago today, on June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, in the largest sea-to-shore invasion in history. It was the greatest amphibious assault invasion in human history and the start of the campaign to liberate Nazi-occupied Europe.  

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