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Happy 224th Anniversary, United States Coast Guard!

The United States Coast Guard was created as the “Revenue Marine” by an act of Congress on August 4, 1790 at the request of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton.  Not only is this branch of the military the oldest seagoing service of the United States, but also the only branch that has a racing …

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Free Annual Pass To All National Parks For Active Duty U.S. Military Members

On Armed Forces Day (May 19, 2012) the National Park Service will begin offering free entrance passes to all active duty military members and their families. This is a military version of the ‘American the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Land Pass’ which will grant free entrance to all 397 national parks as well …

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