September 11th, 2001, is a day that will forever be etched in our memories. This year marks the 20th anniversary. To honor those we lost, the first responders, and the survivors, there are 16 different memorials across the world dedicated to remembering those we lost on 9/11.
In honor of Labor Day, let’s take a look back at the ways women were recruited for jobs during World War II. There was an iconic figure that embodies this campaign: Rosie the Riveter! Her legacy still lives on today in national symbols and advertisements.
Purple Heart Day, on August 7th, commemorates the creation of the oldest American military decoration for military merit. The Purple Heart honors the men and women who are of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Returning to civilian life for veterans after they serve can be stressful, especially taking on the task of job hunting. The upside is that there are several industries veterans have transferable skills in. The National Training Center for Veterans in Construction will be launching as a part of the museum and monument construction.
Despite the past year’s challenges, we all look forward to celebrating the 4th of July with our family and friends. If you plan on visiting the Gulf Coast this summer, make sure you check out one of these family-friendly celebrations.
Monument To Women Veterans is partnering with Magdalene’s House, an organization that works to help women who have suffered abuse, trafficking, and addiction. Through sisterhood, support, and faith, Magdalene’s House is assisting women to overcome trauma and rehabilitate.