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 Hero of the Greatest Generation – James ‘Red’ Joye

I sat down with Red Joye on April 11, 2015, and had a conversation about his life growing up in Belmont and serving with the 34th Infantry Division in 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 →