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Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act     View
"If you're a reserve component service member called to active duty, you're protected by a law that can save you some legal problems and possibly some money as well." The Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act (SSCRA) can provide such bene ...
http://www.defenselink.mil/specials/Relief_Act_Revision/

Buffalo Soldiers & Indian Wars     View
History of the Buffalo Soldiers. Includes text, photos, and video from the Library of Congress (RealPlayer required). A story in five parts.
http://www.buffalosoldier.net/

ESGR: Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve     View
This Department of Defense agency "promote[s] cooperation and understanding between Reserve component members and their civilian employers" and "assist[s] in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee's military commitment. ...
http://www.esgr.org/

The New Military?     View
This February 2005 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) "Now" program reports on "American troop strength [which] is still close to the lowest levels since the beginning of the Cold War — the high for active duty Army personnel was r ...
http://www.pbs.org/now/politics/troopsforiraq.html

Fact Sheets: Tuskegee Airmen     View
Fact sheet about U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) "black fliers, the so-called 'Tuskegee Airmen,' [who] served with distinction in combat and directly contributed to the eventual integration of the U.S. armed services." Provides photos and hist ...
http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1356

Tuskegee Airmen Facts     View
Fact sheet about the Tuskegee Airmen, "who volunteered [during World War II] to become America's first Black military airmen. ... Tuskegee University was awarded the U.S. Army Air Corps contract to help train America's first Black military aviat ...
http://www.tuskegee.edu/global/story.asp?s=1127695

Faces of the Fallen     View
This site contains brief profiles of "U.S. service members who died in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom." Each profile includes a photo (where available), age, date and circumstances of death, military unit, and a map ...
http://projects.washingtonpost.com/fallen/

Jews in the Civil War     View
This site looks at the Jewish experience during the Civil War, on both the Union and Confederate sides. It contains a collection of letters, first person accounts, biographies, photos, and excerpts from historical documents, along with links to rela ...
http://www.jewish-history.com/civilwar/Default.htm

George Armstrong Custer     View
Links to information about General George Armstrong Custer, his activities in the Civil War, and the event known as Custer's Last Stand (June 25, 1876), in which Custer and the troops he was leading died in the Battle of Little Big Horn. Includes lin ...
http://library.louisville.edu/government/subjects/hist/custer.html

Integration of the Armed Forces     View
"Segregation in the [U.S.] military services did not officially end until the Secretary of Defense announced on 30 September 1954 that the last all-black unit had been abolished." Site includes an armed forces integration chronology, and an ...
http://www.redstone.army.mil/history/integrate/welcome.html

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