Elvis Presley joins the army. On 24 March, 1958 Elvis Presley became soldier No.53310761 and a national hero when he enrolled in the U.S Army . The move came after Presley had spent ten years in the creative wilderness following a fateful movie deal. To quote Alan Levy’s Operation Elvis ‘By pretending he was just like anybody else, the Army had demonstrated to the world The Importance of Being Elvis.’
As a part of the St. Mary's University tradition, the St. Mary's ROTC will be commissioning 12 cadets will into the Active Army, Army Reserve and the National Guard. Cadets will be joined by their family and friends as they are pinned and sworn into office. Guest SpeakerLieutenant General Kenneth R. Dahl, Commander of U.S. Army Installation Commence (IMCOM)Fort Sam HoustonA reception will follow the ceremony.The Army ROTC experience contributes to a variety of job skills applicable to...
HMS Diadem(84) a Dido class Light Cruiser built by R & W Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd & was commissioed on 06/01/44. A modified Dido design she had only 4 turrets but increased AA armamet. Initially serving with Artic convoys , she joined Force G off Juno Beach for D- Day. Returned to Northern Wars with 10th Cruiser Squadron. Served in Home Fleet until 1950 , into reserve & sold to Pakistan in '56. Renamed Babur. Renamed Jahangir & converted to a cadet training ship in '61. Removed from service…
What to Expect in Your First Visit to MEPS
MEPS (Military Entrance Processing Station) is a Department of Defense joint-service organization. Their job is to determine an applicant's physical qualifications, aptitude and moral standards as set by each branch of military service, the Department of Defense, and federal law. Here's an overview of what you can expect when you make that first trip to the MEPS.
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Air Force squadrons join exercises in Greece, Netherlands - News - Stripes
It's like "Private Benjamin" meets "Stripes"! Two guys (Pauly Shore, Andy Dick) working at the California branch of Crazy Eddie just lose their job after driving Eddie in-sane. Looking for quick money, they join the Army Reserve, believing the recruitment hype is a fact, jack.
7 Polish Heroes The World Should Know Of On The 75th Anniversary Of WWII
Jan Karski was a young Polish diplomat and reserve officer when war broke out in September 1939. After fighting in the defense of Poland and being taken prisoner, Karski escaped and joined the Polish resistance movement. So began his involvement in the Polish underground Home Army where he served as a courier between Poland and the Polish government in exile in the West. What Karski is most known for today is his daring mission to try and stop the Holocaust. He was smuggled into the Warsaw…