Saluting Our Armed Forces – The U.S. Marine Corps

Did you know? Under Michigan law, the flag of each branch of service is flown over the state Capitol on the service founding date. Since June, we’ve looked at the U.S. Army, the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Navy. Today, we honor and salute the men and women — past and present — who proudly represent the United States Marine Corps (USMC).  The Marines at a Glance: Founded November 10, 1775 Motto: Semper Fidelis (‘Always Loyal’) Colors: Scarlet and Gold March: … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum presents World War II Event: War in the Pacific

The Rochester Hills Museum and the Detroit Arsenal of Democracy™ Museum will present a World War II event on Friday, May 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. featuring lectures and a convoy to Rochester and Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. "War in the Pacific" will feature military and armored vehicles, weapon demonstrations, historical lectures, exhibits in the Museum dairy barn through June 1, and military vendors. One of the featuring pieces of equipment is a WWII LVT Landing Tank … [Read more...]