Become a Peace Corps Volunteer

In 2011, the Peace Corps commemorated fifty years of promoting peace and friendship around the world. Officially established as of March 1, 1961 by President John F. Kennedy, this federal government agency attracted young Americans to devote a part of their lives to living and working in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In August of […]

The Congressional Medal of Honor

At 25, First Lieutenant Vernon Baker, a former servant, risked his life to save the wounded of World War II; at 77 he would receive the Medal of Honor… In 1941, Vernon Baker was tired of being a railroad porter and servant. He decided to enlist in the Army. Four years later, at the age […]

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