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 […]

The Sip: To the Veterans, We Salute You

The Sip by MilSpouseFest “Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country's cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.” ― Abraham Lincoln As November begins, we look to Veterans Day, a day for honoring those who […]

These 7 GIFs Describe the Deployment Wall Perfectly

(Photo: US Air Force, Airman Rhett Isbell) You know that moment during deployment where it feels like you just can’t make it another second? Maybe it’s because life sucker-punched you right when there was a comm blackout. Maybe it’s because it’s really hard to solo-parent. Maybe it’s another reason that makes deployment hard. Or maybe […]

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 […]