I recently had the honor of addressing 700 Navy attorneys (both civilian and military) on the topic of leadership in a time of change. Immediately before my talk, the Acting Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Sean J. Stackley, addressed the audience on the main context for the event — ‘Gamechangers: Transforming the Present and Future.’ [Read more…]
BY DAVID DYER
In the year of 1918, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice was declared between the Allied Forces and Germany, which ended World War I —also known as the “Great War,” or “The War to end all Wars.”
The following year President Woodward Wilson proclaimed Nov. 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day.
World War II, from 1941-1945, brought about the greatest mobilization of military forces in our nation’s history. More than 16 million served and another 5.7 million served in the Korean War (1950-1953). President Eisenhower signed legislation striking the word Armistice in favor of Veterans. In 1954, November 11 became the day to honor veterans of all wars. [Read more…]
BY KATHY KANE
With many Trenton-area military stationed overseas, a driven cadet Girl Scout, Elizabeth Popovich, is leading an effort to make sure no soldier from our area goes without a box of Girls Scout cookies. [Read more…]
For most of us, the holidays are a time to sit back, relax and enjoy some time with our families. Unfortunately, those serving our country overseas in the military don’t have that opportunity.
When Trenton resident Susan Tocco’s son Edward, a Marine, was deployed last year during the holiday season, she got a first-hand experience of just how taxing this was on the troops. [Read more…]