Operation Purple Camp Locations Announced for 2020

Operation Purple Camp Locations Announced for 2020

This article originally appeared on MilitaryBridge.com Operation Purple Camps are a wonderful opportunity for military children to spend a week at camp. This article will let you know more about them as they may be an option for your own children. Since 2004, Operation Purple Camp has served over 64,000 Military Kids.  Operation Purple Camp […]

Ber Arthur Served in the Military

Bea Arthur, famous for roles like Maude and Dorothy Zbornak (Golden Girls), served in the US Marines before she became the famous quick-witted actress we all remember her as. She enlisted in 1943 at the age of 21. Arthur was one of the first members of the Women’s Reverse. She drove military trucks and was […]

What are You Watching on Disney+?!

What are You Watching on Disney+?!

Adults born in all decades rejoiced with the release of Disney+ and with it, access to hundreds of movies and shows, including those that were kept tightly “in the vault.” But now, thanks to Disney’s new streaming program, users can stream (and download!) some of the best shows from years past. So what are you […]

How Do You Celebrate Presidents Day?

There is no Constitutional requirement for presidents to have served in the military, although a majority of the 45 have, in some capacity. Here are some of the strangest, most interesting, and downright intriguing facts about the Commanders-in-Chief and their relationships to the military:

Every third Monday in February, we celebrate President’s Day as a national holiday. Molded after George Washington’s birthday (Feb. 22, 1732), it’s a holiday that was formally voted into existence in 1971, though it was celebrated prior. It was put into effect with the Uniform Monday Holiday Act by Congress, stating that certain holidays be […]

The History Of Black History Month

Black History Month

Black History Month, a month in America and other countries to celebrate the contributions of black people and African descent, had its origin story in 1915.  The Origins Of Black History Month On September 9, 1915, Carter G. Woodson, William D. Hartgrove, George Cleveland Hall, Alexander L. Jackson, and James E. Stamps founded the Association for […]

9 Children’s Books for Black History Month

9 Children's Books for Black History Month

What better way to teach your child than through a good book? February is Black History Month and you may be looking for books to help connect children with the past, and even the present. You can find biographies, fiction based on real-life experiences, and a vast variety of themes from slavery to segregation. Here […]

5 Reasons Why Military Spouses Need to Vote

Military Spouses Need to Vote

This article originally appeared on Soldier’s Wife, Crazy Life. We are now into another election season. It is so important for us military spouses to get out there and vote, no matter who you are. Here is a post all about the reasons why military spouses need to get out there and have their voices […]