This Week in US Military History
1 November 1620 – 41 Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, anchored off Massachusetts, signed a compact calling for a “body politick.” 102 Pilgrims stepped ashore. They called themselves Saints and the others Strangers. One passenger died en route and 2 were born during the passage. Their military commander was Miles Standish.
Military Word of the Week:
“Digies” – Digital camouflage worn by Soldiers and Marines
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