Surviving Thanksgiving Away from Home

Surviving Thanksgiving Away from Home

It’s that time of year again, the holiday season is upon us. This year’s holiday season is already on the way to being different than any other year before. For military families who are living away from home, however, the holidays are a difficult time any given year.  Thanksgiving is a holiday that can be […]

Today is Veterans Day!

Veterans Day is a day set aside for the nation to honor every veteran who has served in any of the five branches of the US Military. In 1918 on the 11th hour of the 11th day, of the 11th month, an armistice was declared between the Allied nations and Germany during World War I.  […]

Today is the Marine Corps Birthday

Today is the Marine Corps Birthday

Today, November 10, 2020, the United States Marine Corps turns 245 years old.  The origins of the Marine Corps date back to the Revolutionary War in 1775. During this time the Continental Congress decided there was a need for Marines to oversee a mission they had developed to intercept British ammunition shipments. This decision coupled […]

It’s National Veterans Small Business Week

It's National Veterans Small Business Week

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has declared November 2nd-6th as National Veterans Small Business Week. This has been set aside as a time to focus on veterans, issues they may face, and the options available to them for sustaining their small businesses. During this time the SBA posts blogs on different topics, holds social media […]

November is Warrior Care Month

In 2008, after reports of wounded troops being treated in “substandard facilities” came out in the Army News Service, the Department of Defense established Warrior Care Programs (WCP). These programs helped to create accountability and uniform standards of care across all the branches of military service. This included everything from the recovery process, going back […]

Watch These Halloween Movies on Halloween Night

What are your favorite movies to get you in the Halloween spirit?

Halloween Movie Recommendations to celebrate Halloween! Who doesn’t love a good movie night? Curl up with some popcorn, and your favorite candy. It’s the perfect way to spend an evening, especially on those chilly fall evenings! I’m all about a theme, so come October my viewing choice all revolve around Halloween! Here are some of […]

Happy Birthday to the US Navy

Happy Birthday to the US Navy

October 13, 2020 marks the 245th birthday of the U.S. Navy. On this day in 1775, the Continental Navy was formed. It consisted of only a small fleet of ships that patrolled the waters for no other reason than to intercept the supply ships for the British Army troops at or near the colonies.  The […]

It’s Time For Ms. Veteran America

It's Time For Ms. Veteran America

On the surface, Ms. Veteran America may look like any other beauty pageant. However, this is so much more than a pageant. A private charitable organization, Final Salute, Inc., is the direct beneficiary of this competition. The mission of Final Salute is to support homeless women veterans and their children.  Women veterans are currently the […]