Visit Louisiana’s State Parks

Louisiana’s 20 state parks, 16 historic sites, and one preservation area offer you and your family a uniquely rewarding experience of our state’s natural beauty and historical riches. Each one of the state Historic sites was selected for its histo... More >>

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Visit world famous Boardwalk at Ocean City

Ocean City, Maryland welcomes you to an island renowned for its 10 miles of white-sand beaches, world-famous Boardwalk, spectacular championship golf courses, wonderful accommodations, superb dining, boating, bay and deep-sea fishing, nature tours, ... More >>

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Civil War history alive in Columbus

Along the banks of the Chattahoochee River in west central Georgia, you’ll find Columbus, one of the last planned cities of the original 13 colonies. The city served as a major supply point during the Civil War and in fact, one of the last battles o... More >>

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Battle scenarios commemorate Civil War

Step back in time and experience the Civil War through 145th anniversary commemorative events at Fort Fisher and Fort Anderson in January and February 2010. More >>

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Re-defining adventure in Berkeley County

Just outside Charleston, SC, Berkeley County, offers visitors a 12,000 year old education. Take a moment to read about all the exciting adventures that await you with a visit to Berkeley County. Groups and families especially enjoy the year-round... More >>

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Escape to Wrightsville Beach a photographic tribute to Soldiers and Marines

Today, it is an oasis where daily worries drift away with the sea breeze. This was not always so for Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina. Its waterways were once the setting for Civil War action, and in World War II, the town went dark to help prot... More >>

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The American Soldier

The American Soldier, A Photographic Tribute, an exhibition of 116 photographs, from the Civil War to the War in Iraq, opened Nov. 11 at Florence Civic Center of Florence, SC. The breathtaking display will be on view until Feb. 2, 2010. More >>

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Explore the science and history of flight

Located in the foothills of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and less than a day’s drive from three-quarters of the nation’s population, Sevierville is known for its family-friendly entertainment, shopping and scenic beauty. But this veneer of fu... More >>

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Do more in Houston

Where can you go for the best in entertainment, sports, cultural arts, shopping, dining and nightlife?  Look no further than Houston, Texas.  Home to a respected and energetic cultural arts scene, the fourth largest shopping center in the country, t... More >>

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2010 New Marine Corps marathon in Virginia

Historic Prince William County, Virginia will be home to the Marine Corps Marathon’s new Crossroads 17.75K Race, the Corps and the Prince William County/Manassas Convention and Visitors Bureau announced today. Registration for the June 12, 201... More >>

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What to do when visiting Front Royal

Take time to enjoy the winter this year and unite with family and friends in Front Royal, Virginia. Winter is a special time of year in Front Royal, because its attractions know no “off-season.” Even in the cooler months, a short, scenic drive from ... More >>

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Stress… Chaplain's Corner

One of the worst states of mind we can find ourselves in is one caused by stress. We may be worried or concerned about a situation in our life or in the lives of our loved ones. For many of us, this is a daily reality as we fret about the economy, o... More >>

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Commentary: Mentor Young Soldiers

This Army is full of bright, motivated Soldiers who are yearning to learn more about their jobs and how to be leaders themselves. Young Soldiers need guidance from their squad leaders, platoon leaders and anyone else willing to pay attention to t... More >>

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Newly trained counter-IED teams deploy to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Oct. 13, 2009) — Servicemembers who participated in the first state-side training program for joint counter-IED teams have just arrived in Afghanistan for a year-long assignment. The Tidal Sun pilot program traine... More >>

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Army meets recruiting goals for quantity, quality

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Oct. 14, 2009) — The Army and other services met their recruiting goals in Fiscal Year 2009, many exceeding both numeric goals and quality benchmarks for new recruits. “We are pleased to report that for the first ... More >>

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