New monument honoring first black U.S. Marines is unveiled at Camp Lejeune

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C — More than 1,000 people gathered here Friday morning to honor the first African-Americans admitted to a still-segregated Marine Corps during World War II. The first phase of the National Montford Point Marine Memorial was unveiled about 75 years after the first black Marines began training here to fight for their country. The crowd included dozens of original Montford Point Marines, many of whom donned Congressional Gold Medals — the highest civilian award bestowed by Congress, which were awarded in 2012. Read more [...]

2016 Jesse Brown VAMC Annual Community Mental Health Summit, Aug. 30, 2016

SAVE THE DATE for the 2016 Annual Community Mental Health Summit, Tuesday, August 30, 2016, :30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, The 2016 Mental Health Summit is a full-day event focused on the causes and prevention of Veteran suicide, to include keynote speakers, a Veterans’ panel, networking events, and breakout groups on various related topics. Read more [...]

White Sox National Day of Remembrance ticket offer

The White Sox have dedicated this game to all those that serve and protect our Country. On this special day, the White Sox would like to offer specially priced tickets to all past and present members of the military, law enforcement, and fire protection, their families, supporters and friends. White Sox vs. Royals Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 1:10 P.M. Read more [...]