5 Unique Gifts for Military Stationed Overseas
Military Families

5 Unique Gifts for Military Stationed Overseas

Being stationed overseas in the U.S. military has some definite perks – interesting and oftentimes exotic scenery, famous places to visit, and new adventures for the making. However, the holidays can surprise a servicemember with some serious homesickness, and he or she may find themselves missing even the simplest things about life back on domestic…

Hidden Gender in the Military: 4 Influential Women
History

Hidden Gender in the Military: 4 Influential Women

The history of women in the military is one that is typically either unknown or forgotten. For the female soldier, the path to military equality has not been an easy one. Throughout time, there have been many instances of females hiding their true gender identity in order to fight for honor and justice. This phenomenon…

Tips For Moving Pets During A PCS
Military Families

Tips For Moving Pets During A PCS

Many military personnel and their families know the true value of a pet. Dogs and cats have been proven to help reduce stress and anxiety, add enjoyment to their owners’ lives, offer a sense of stability and loyalty, and even help reduce the symptoms of PTSD. Whether you are a single person or have several…

What You Need To Know About The Vocational Rehab (VR&E) Program
Jobs and Businesses, Veterans News

What You Need To Know About The Vocational Rehab (VR&E) Program

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program, also referred to as the Chapter 31 program, helps veterans with service-connected disabilities and/or an employment handicaps prepare for, find, and keep jobs. The program provides services that include job searching assistance, vocational, technical or other workforce training; and can also help veterans locate or purchase required job supplies or equipment….

3 Must-Read Books About Military Women
Entertainment, History

3 Must-Read Books About Military Women

Women have faced many challenges throughout history, including their struggle to become equal members of the military community. With nearly 200,000 active servicewomen and 1.8 million female veterans, women are a growing cohort in many of today’s worldwide military operations. It is important to understand the history of how women have made their mark in…

How to Stay Safe When Your Soldier is Deployed
Military Families

How to Stay Safe When Your Soldier is Deployed

Being deployed is hard on everyone involved. When emotions are high, it can sometimes be difficult to think about other things, for example, your safety. As much as you don’t want to think about it, your safety could be at greater risk when your significant other is away. Aside from installing a home alarm system,…

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