Copperfield ‘Restores’ Star for New Citizens on Flag Day (photos)

June 17, 2019

Magician David Copperfield presented one of his patented illusions at a naturalization ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History on Flag Day, Friday, June 14.

Pajamas Line the National Mall Asking “Where are the Children?” (photos)

June 10, 2019

Asking “Where are the Children?”, activists placed over a thousand pairs of childrens’ pajamas on clotheslines along the National Mall in Washington D.C. on International Children’s Day, June 9, to […]

WWII Veterans Honored on D-Day in D.C. (photos)

June 7, 2019

Veterans of World War II were honored in a solemn ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. on Thursday, June […]

The Sixth of June

June 6, 2019

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Normandy, Operation Overlord, the first day of the grand effort to take back France and Europe from the armies of Hitler’s Nazi Germany.

Your Guide to Summer Military Band Concerts in the District

June 3, 2019

Many of our armed forces’ “elite” musical units are based in the D.C. metro area, where you can see a high-quality, family-oriented performance on virtually any day during the summer months.

Mayor Bowser Unveils Rosa Parks Plaque at Ceremony (photos)

June 1, 2019

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, 42 year old Rosa Parks ignored a bus driver’s demand to give up her seat in the “colored section” to a white passenger […]

Memorial Day Weekend: Honoring Those Who Served (photos)

May 29, 2019

Monday, May 27, marked Memorial Day, when all Americans paused to remember and honor the dedication and sacrifice of the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.

Rolling Thunder’s Last Ride in D.C. (photos)

May 27, 2019

The 32nd Rolling Thunder First Amendment Demonstration Run, a motorcycle rally in support of veterans that became a Memorial Day weekend tradition, took place on Sunday, May 26.

Memorial Day: A Time to Remember

May 23, 2019

MacArthur’s “old soldiers” are fading away still, more and more every day, shrinking the number and memories of those who fought in World War II and subsequent actions. 

Honoring the Fallen at Police Week (photos)

May 16, 2019

The names of 371 law enforcement officers, including 158 who died in 2018, were formally dedicated during the 31st annual candlelight vigil on the National Mall, held on May 13.