March 31, 2017 - On April 7th, 1917, the United States entered World War I, then known as the World War. To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of this momentous event, Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Auxiliary will hold an observance and wreath laying at the Veterans Memorial on the
March 15, 2017 - World War I, also known as the “Great War” and the “War to End All Wars” had been raging in Europe for 21 months when the United States officially declared War on Germany on April 6th, 2017. When the fighting ended on November 11th, 1918, 53,402 Americans had died in combat or were missing in actio
February 20, 2017 - On January 16, 1991, President George H. W. Bush announced the start of what would be called Operation Desert Storm—a military operation of coalition forces from 34 nations to expel occupying Iraqi forces from Kuwait, which Iraq had invaded and annexed months earlier. When the war ended on February 28th, 1991, 148 Americans had died in battle.