Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November, that honors military veterans, that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. Philadelphia hosted first ever Veteran’s Day Parade. Many people in the city have long awaited a parade to honor their veterans. The parade focused on veterans throughout history as well as commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the 50th anniversary of Vietnam and the 25th anniversary of Desert Shield. The parade incorporated veterans groups and organizations from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
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The U.S. Army Europe Best Warrior Competition is a weeklong event that tests Soldiers’ physical stamina, leadership, technical knowledge and skill. In this year’s competition, the competitors will move in a three-person team composed of a Soldier, NCO and officer. The teams will compete and test together, with their cooperation affecting the individual scores of team members.
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Esmeralda is a steel-hulled four-masted barquentine tall ship of the Chilean Navy. It is the Chilean naval training ship.
Ship Type: Sailing vessel
Year Built: 1946
Length: 113 meters
Beam: 13.11 meters
Maximum draught: 7 meters
Stanchion: 8.7 meters
Gunwale height: 5.3 meters
Maximum displacement: 3,673 tons
Maximum engine speed: 13 knots
Maximum sail speed: 17.5 knots
Armament: 4 × 57 mm ceremonial gun mounts
Crew: 300 sailors, 90 midshipmen
Mast height: 48.5 meters
Call Sign: CCES
credit: UAN RAMON RODRIGUEZ SOSA
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If you are looking for best army wallpapers, this images are right for you. The benefits of serving country in army forces can be tremendous training, honor, education, travel, pay and self-discovery.
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Fort Greely is a United States Army launch site for anti-ballistic missiles located approximately 100 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska. Main purpose is designed to destroy a hostile missile during the mid-course phase of its flight. Other missile defense systems are designed to destroy a hostile missile shortly after launch or at high altitudes during its terminal phase.
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