HERO OF MANY: Colonel Robert Miller Penn, in his service days

Like many Americans who honor, give thanks, and show recognition to those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces on Veterans Day and year round, I want to express gratitude to my dad, Colonel Robert Miller Penn.… Read More

Families, friends, communities, and businesses join together every Veterans Day to recognize the members of our Armed Forces, past and present. This year, retailers nationwide are celebrating our veterans by offering special promotions and events as a way to say thanks to those who have selflessly served our country.… Read More

Most people think of women joining the Marines as a recent development. So you might be surprised to learn that women have been moving into Marine Corps ranks since 1918, beginning with Opha Mae Johnson.

I’m proud of those brave women, and proud to be a part of that great honor.… Read More