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Ten Facts About George Washington and the French & Indian War
Did you know that George Washington gained most of his pre-revolutionary military experience in Pennsylvania.
George Washington was a raw and ambitious 21-year old when he was first sent to the Ohio Valley to confront the growing French presence in the region. His actions sparked the French & Indian War.
When to Salute: When is it appropriate to use the Military Salute vs. Hand over Heart?
When is it appropriate to use the Military Salute vs. Hand over Heart?
As veterans we have heard the debate time and time again of when you should salute and when you should place you hand over your heart.
I hope to clear some of this up today and let you know why I have come to the understanding I have.
In 2008 a new provision was added to the Flag Code pertaining to veterans and saluting during the national anthem. It stated: