Are you ready to play in the mud?? It’s time for the Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads 19th Annual 8K Mud Run & Mini Mud, a challenging course winding through sand dunes, beach barricades, and a variety of coastal terrains utilized by our very own military service members.
Most people think of Walt Whitman as a poet and author of “Leaves of Grass” and the poem “O Captain! My Captain!” But Whitman was more — he also served soldiers in the U.S. Civil War and was a delegate of the United States Christian Commission, the organization that would become the Armed Services YMCA.
Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday of May, is May 27 this year. The holiday is to commemorate those who lost their lives while in service to the United States Armed Forces. How much do you know about this holiday? Find out with this quiz!
When Armed Services YMCA announced the winners of the annual Art & Essay Contest, we couldn’t wait to find out how the winners and their families responded to the news. We had so many wonderful and heartfelt entries -- available for download here -- and it was very tough narrowing those down to the winners. How would the winners and their families react?