Veteran News Alaska 2018-06-09T19:42:21+00:00
CURRENT BREAKING NEWS …………….,,.Tuesday Edition,,,,,………………….Q followers are welcome here………………………………..,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,God bless the USA………………………Never forget 9/11……………………………………….All the News I’m Fixing to Print ………………….Our prayers go out to all the flood victims…………But …NO FLOOD COVERAGE here at VNA ..Go anywhere else for coverage……………………………………………………………………Syria accidentally shoots down Russian plane instead of Israeli fighter jet, killing 15………………. Highlight Text for Full Story…………………………………………. HIGHLIGHT TEXT FOR FULL STORY SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 . …………………………..Marine recruits’ lawsuit alleges they contracted a critical illness from contaminated mess-hall food ……………………………………………………………………TODAY in MILITARY HISTORY……….1775 – The Siege of Fort St. Jean (also called St. John, St. Johns, or St. John’s) was begun by American Brigadier General Richard Montgomery on the town and fort of Saint-Jean in the British province of Quebec during the American War of Independence………………………1787 – The Constitution of the United States of America is signed by 38 of 41 delegates present at the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. …..1862 – Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and Union General George B. McClellan’s Army of the Potomac fight to a standstill along a Maryland creek on the bloodiest day in American history…………………1755 – Ft. Ticonderoga was established in NY……………………………….1850 – The U.S. Congress passes the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850……………………1873 – The U.S. bank Jay Cooke & Company declares bankruptcy, triggering a series of bank failures, the beginning of the Panic of 1873. …………………..1941 – U.S. Navy ships escort eastbound British trans-Atlantic convoy for first time (Convoy HX-150)……………………….1941 – President Roosevelt requests an additional $5,985,000,000 for Lend-Lease Aid to Britain from Congress……………………….1945 – Gen. Douglas MacArthur moves his command headquarters to Tokyo, as he prepares for his new role as architect of a democratic and capitalist postwar Japan. ……………………………..1950 – Kimpo Airfield, Korea, was up and running. The first aircraft to land on the airfield was a helicopter piloted by Marine Corps Captain Victor A. Armstrong………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……….Congressional Medal of Honor Citations for Actions Taken This Day…………………………………………………HALLING, LUOVI Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 7 August 1867, Stockholm, Sweden. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 172, 4 October 1904. Citation: Serving on board the U.S.S. Missouri, for heroism in attempting to rescue from drowning Cecil C. Young, ordinary seaman, 15 September 1904.
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