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The Grand Army of the Republic: 4 Things You Didn’t Know
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The Grand Army of the Republic: 4 Things You Didn’t Know

Founded in 1866, the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was created for Civil War veterans to come together to support, share, and befriend one another. Acting initially as a fraternal order, the GAR steadily grew, with membership peaking over 400,000 in the late 1800’s. The organization had a wide influence on policies, politics, and…

May is National Military Appreciation Month: 7 Ways to Celebrate
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May is National Military Appreciation Month: 7 Ways to Celebrate

The month of May contains more national observances in honor of the armed forces than any other month, and it makes perfect sense that it should be designated as “National Military Appreciation Month.” In 1999, Senator John McCain introduced legislation to make the designation official, and both the Senate and House of Representatives adopted resolutions…

6 Great Veteran-Focused Charities to Support
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6 Great Veteran-Focused Charities to Support

If you’re looking for reputable, veteran-focused charities to support, a great starting place is an online watchdog organization like Charitywatch.org. This site audits charities from a wide range of interests and causes, then rates them based on criteria such as the percentage of funds raised going directly to charity, transparency of records, governance benchmarks, and…