PTSD Awareness Month

June 2022 National PTSD Awareness Month is observed in June and it ushers in an array of awareness campaigns run for the benefit of PTSD survivors. PTSD, which stands for post-traumatic stress disorder, occurs in people after they have experienced a particularly traumatic event like war, violent physical/sexual/verbal assault, accidents, and so forth. Symptoms includeContinue reading “PTSD Awareness Month”

Tuskegee Airmen

The fourth Thursday in March of each year is designated as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day. Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day honors the more than 15,000 men and women involved in the ‘Tuskegee Experience’, during which the Army Air Corps trained African Americans to fly and maintain combat aircraft. Pilots, navigators, bombardiers, maintenance and support staff, instructors,Continue reading “Tuskegee Airmen”

Patriot Day

September 11th, 2001 is a day that will forever be remembered as Patriot Day.  On this day there was a life changing terrorist attack in the United States.  Nineteen members of al-Qaeda took control of 4 commercial flights. Two of these flights crashed into the Twin Towers, one crashed into the Pentagon and the fourthContinue reading “Patriot Day”

Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP)

August 5, 1943, marks the official forming of The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). It was a civilian women pilots’ organization, whose members were United States federal civil service employees. Members of WASP became trained pilots who tested aircraft, ferried aircraft, and trained other pilots. Their purpose was to free male pilots for combat rolesContinue reading “Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP)”