Resources for MOS Members to Observe Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service. In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries. A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) … Read more

National Military Appreciation Month

There are more military related observances during the month of May than any other month which is how May became National Military Appreciation Month. In 1999, Senator John McCain introduced the legislation to designate this month-long observance. Here are the six observances during the month of May that honor those who are serving and those … Read more

The Power of Music

Here is a little-known story from the World War II era about when pianos went to war — the story of Steinway & Sons Victory Verticals. During World War II, the U.S. government shut down the production of musical instruments in order to divert vital resources such as iron, copper and other materials to the … Read more