The History of October-fest aka Oktoberfest began with, Kronprinz Ludwig (1786–1868), later King Ludwig I (reign: 1825–1848), married Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on 12 October 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the royal event. The fields were named […]

June 23, 1936, thanks to a  joint congressional resolution that designated the last Sunday in September as Gold Star Mother’s Day. It has been proclaimed annually by each president.  In 2011, President Barack Obama amended the day to “Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day.” The American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. was incorporated in 1929 and obtained […]

Their sacrifice is NEVER forgotten, POW/MIA!

The United States National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is a day of honor for service members unaccounted for and/or missing in America’s wars. The first commemoration of this day was held July 18, 1979, at the National Cathedral in […]

Zyrtec® Allergy 24 Hour 10mg Tablets in a 30 ct. bottle for $12.70 available at your local Defense Agency Commissary. Price is effective from 9/01/17  until  9/30/17. With Autumn weather comes those seasonal allergies, at least for me it does.  I love how Zyrtec® helps me control the symptoms and side effects of having allergies.  I […]

Happy LABOR Day!!

Labor Day is celebrated the first Monday of September every year. One of the reasons for choosing to celebrate this on the first Monday in September, and not on May 1, which is common in the rest of the world, was to add a holiday in the long break between Independence Day and Thanksgiving. And you […]

Keeping our kiddos safe this school year!

Going back to school is an exciting time for everyone! It also has to be a time for ALL people on the road to be more cautious and alert. By teaching children back to school rules and tips regarding their safety, they enter this exciting time with the knowledge and skills they need to stay […]

Clean & Clear® Deep Action 60 Second Shower Mask for just $3.57, Price effective 8/01/17 – 8/31/17 for a 5 oz. bottle, available at your local Defense Commissary Agency. Click Here for additional savings on products from Johnson & Johnson with MyMilitarySavings.com I just LOVE Johnson & Johnson’s Clean & Clear Deep Action 60 Second Shower Mask!  […]

Purple Heart Day, let’s remember!

On August 7, Purple Heart Day is honored. This holiday encourages people to pay their respects to fallen soldiers, to listen to the stories of soldiers and veterans, and to thank them for their service to the nation.   The Purple Heart was first created on August 7, 1782, by the commander-in-chief of the Continental […]

Happy Birthday United States Coast Guard The United States Coast Guard has been and continues to be simultaneously a Military Force as well as a Federal Law Enforcement Agency dedicated to maritime safety, security, and stewardship missions. They are apart of our the wonderful various branches of our United States Military Service Members that protect our freedoms and citizens. They […]