21-day salute to America

There is a little-known law that sets aside a period to honor the United States. Passed in 1975, law 36 U.S.C. § 112 states, “…that Congress declares the 21 days from Flag Day, June 14th through Independence Day, a period … More »

Princeton Battlefield Park to expand

Trust and Institute close on historic site at Princeton; acquisition deal will preserve battlefield land while meeting Institute’s faculty housing needs Princeton, N.J. – The Institute for Advanced Study and the American Battlefield Trust have closed on the Trust’s $4 million purchase of 14.85 acres associated with the 1777 Battle of Princeton. The land, adjacent to the current Princeton Battlefield … More »

American Battlefield Trust’s School Field Trip Fund Surpasses 20,000-Student Milestone

Washington, D.C. — In just four short years, the American Battlefield Trust’s Field Trip Fund has helped 20,000 school students experience history at the battlefields and historic sites where our nation was forged. Thanks to this innovative educational program, students have had the opportunity to travel to some of the most famous places in American history, including Antietam, Chattanooga, … More »

U.S. Ranked as Having World’s Top Military

  Global Firepower’s 2017 Military Strength Ranking (www.globalfirepower.com) draws on more than 50 factors to assign a Power Index score to 133 countries. The ranking assesses the diversity of weapons held by each country and pays particular attention to the manpower available. The … More »