“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.” – Bethany Hamilton (professional surfer) Continued from: Women in the Military Part I (1775-1920) & Women in the Military Part II (1941-1991) 1992 Lane McClelland becomes the Coast Guard’s active-duty first woman (since SPARs: […]
“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” – Marilyn Monroe (former Rosie the Riveter) Continued from: Women in the Military Part I (1775-1920) 1941-1945 (World War II) Over 60,000 Army nurses served overseas and in the U.S. Over 14,000 Navy nurses served overseas and in the U.S. (1942) The Women’s […]
“Everyone has ocean’s to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?” – Amelia Earhart (aviation pioneer) Although their roles weren’t always readily apparent, women have a long history serving within the military, dating all the way back to the United States’ founding. […]
Summer memories are coming to a close and the beginning of another school year is quickly approaching. If you’re anything like me, you want lots of photos of your child’s first day of school; new outfit, back pack and lunch box, walking to the bus stop, meeting the teacher, and the list goes o n. […]
“One Team. One Mission.” – Inspirational Quote The motto and distinctly recognizable slogans of the U.S. Marine Corps are more than just catchy little words and phrases. They are rich in their history, culture and tradition, having developed and entrenched themselves deeply throughout the Corps 200 plus years (established November 10, 1775). While some may […]
Who doesn’t love Americana décor around their home? This simple flag can add a touch of American pride to any bedroom, living room, front door or patio. An added bonus is the main material is free from your local hardware store; paint stirrers!
“One of the most powerful forces in the world is the will of men and women who believe in themselves, who dare to hope and aim high, who go confidently after the things they want from life.” – Richard DeVos (co-founder of Amway) “Aim High… Fly-Fight-Win” was designated the official motto of the U.S. […]