Category: Veteran

From Armistice Day to Veterans Day One Hundred Years of Military Service

After four years of unrelenting slaughter and destruction on the battlefields of World War I, the arrival of U.S. troops on the Western Front tipped the scales against Imperial Germany. On May 28, 1918, thirteen months after the United States officially entered the war, 3,500 soldiers of the U.S. Army’s 1st Division fought their way

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National Purple Heart Day

National Purple Heart Day SANTA ANA, Calif.– On August 7th our nation commemorates Purple Heart Day. Many may ask why it is necessary to have yet another day commemorating military veterans. Recently, two events emphasized the importance of this day. Just one month before Purple Heart Day, British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and Congressman Steve

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SAPAAL/SAUSD student nominated for Naval Academy

SANTA ANA, Calif.– Santa Ana Police Athletic and Activity League (SAPAAL) student Grant Cuevas was recently nominated by U.S. Congress Member Representative Lou Correa for the Naval Academy. Every year local high school students submit an application to be nominated for one of the four  U.S. Military Academies. The applicants are vetted by a military board,

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