July 18, 2024

Through the Lens: Military in Photos in 2023

Military Photographers

DoD in Photos 2023 — The Defense Department offers a glimpse into the lives and work of US military members who work around the globe 24/7, 365 days a year to ensure the nation’s security.

Wreaths Across America Day Dec. 16

National Wreaths Across America Day is December 16. Volunteers come together to remember the fallen, honor those who serve and their families, and teach the next generation about the value of freedom. These gatherings take place in cemeteries all across the country, including at Mt. Zion UM Church in Mechanicsville.

‘Serve & Succeed’ 2023 Theme for Wreaths Across America


With a new “Serve & Succeed” theme for 2023, Wreaths Across America plans to focus on the storylines of veterans and military families who have found success through their own service.

Wreaths Across America Exhibit Travels to St. Mary’s

The Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Exhibit is scheduled to make a visit to Mission BBQ in California on November 11, 2021.

2nd Navy MQ-8C Drone Suffers Mishap


An unmanned MQ-8C drone was damaged during testing of a lithium ion battery at Webster Field in St. Inigoes on Nov. 16. That was the second major mishap involving the new variant just in the month of November. A Fire Scout drone crashed at a California Navy base Nov. 10.