← BACK TO VBC BLOG Giving Thanks in Bad Times We, as Americans, tend to give thanks the most when things are at their worst. We never would have had a national Thanksgiving holiday if not for war. In fact, our first Thanksgiving holiday came in what was perhaps
Greatest Generation Live Welcomes Cold War Hero of the Berlin Airlift, “Candy Bomber” Gail Halverson!
← BACK TO VBC BLOG Greatest Generation Live Welcomes Cold War Hero of the Berlin Airlift, “Candy Bomber” Gail Halvorsen! All he did was give candy to children. But in doing so, Lt. Gail Halvorsen inadvertently launched what was perhaps the greatest publicity campaign of the Cold War. One
← BACK TO VBC BLOG Marine Reacts to M777 155mm Howitzer Video This week’s Scuttlebutt episode is a special one. We couldn’t cram all the good things our guests had to say about the Marine Corps into one episode, so we’re coming in hot with an OORAH! Part 2.
← BACK TO VBC BLOG Debunking the Stress Card Rumor has it that the Air Force handed out yellow Stress Cards that permitted a recruit to “take a break” should the training become too strenuous. They were essentially “get out of jail free cards” that could be handed to
← BACK TO VBC BLOG The Caterpillar Club: You Don't Want to Join It, but It's Better than the Alternative Nine years ago, World War II veteran Don Chaney from Chester, West Virginia, came to a Veterans Breakfast Club event with a little “Caterpillar Club” pin shaped like the