Tag: military spouses


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What Women Should Know Before Enlisting
Veterans News

What Women Should Know Before Enlisting

  According to the U.S. Department of Defense, there are more than 201,000 female active-duty military members serving our country. Today, more than 90% of the military occupations available are open to women, making it a great potential employment path for American women. Whether you want to see the world, test your discipline, or find…

Celebrating Military Spouse Day
History, Veterans News

Celebrating Military Spouse Day

Anyone who has been in the military will tell you, it’s more than just a job that you work at 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., come home, and forget about it over the weekend. Military service can affect where you live, what you do with the majority of your day, and even whether or not…

April 5 is Gold Star Wives Day
Veteran Holidays, Veterans News

April 5 is Gold Star Wives Day

There’s a not-so-secret club for women that no one wants to be a part of, but many are. Members wear a small pin on their lapel, a purple circle with a small gold star. They don’t often make the news, and you probably don’t think of them much on a day-to-day basis. But they are…

Women in the Military: Who Were the First?
History, Veterans News

Women in the Military: Who Were the First?

Women in the armed forces today are widely accepted and expected. Today more than 200,000 women fill a wide range of roles, from nurses to pilots to Army Rangers. While throughout history, the majority of military combatants have been male, most Western armies were integrated with females members in all branches of service since at…