Real Superheroes Surround Us

Superheroes imagined are entirely different from the real heroes who serve the general public on a daily basis. From the first responders to the United States military, those men and Continue Reading →

Honoring the Greatest Generation and Preserving the Past

On December 7, 1941, the USS Arizona and the USS Vestal floated side-by-side when the first planes of the Japanese Empire came into view and started strafing, bombing, and torpedoing Continue Reading →

Unknown But Not Unsung Hero From December 7th Finally Recognized

On December 7, 1941, Chief Boatswain’s Mate Joseph Leon George was serving on the repair ship, USS Vestal, which was moored inboard to the USS Arizona at Ford Island. The Continue Reading →

Belmont Historical Society and a Brief History of Belmont

Many of you know how much I admired Bobby Brown, but few know the impact that he had on the community of Belmont through his devotion to the foundation of Continue Reading →

What is Memorial Day all about? The History and the Facts

Memorial Day, celebrated on the last Monday of the month of May, began as a day to “decorate” the graves of both Northern and Southern Civil War dead with flowers in remembrance Continue Reading →