This Day in History: Apollo 15 & the Moon Buggy

On this day in 1971, Apollo 15 astronauts become the first to ride in a so-called moon buggy. Did you know that Apollo 15 carried the only NASA crew composed entirely of former U.S. Air Force pilots? It’s easy to forget what a big deal these Apollo missions were, but they accomplished John F. Kennedy’s […]

This Day in History: “In God We Trust” becomes the national motto

On this day in 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a law making “In God We Trust” the national motto. Interesting timing for this anniversary, given the news coming out of South Dakota and Kentucky? “In God We Trust” became the national motto just two years after Eisenhower signed a law adding “Under God” to […]

This Day in History: The man who betrayed the Sons of Liberty

On this day in 1775, George Washington’s army gets a new Surgeon General. Unfortunately, that man would turn out to be a traitor. What a terrible blow! Dr. Benjamin Church had long been a trusted member of the Sons of Liberty. When you think “traitor,” you probably think of Benedict Arnold. Well, it turns out that […]