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5 Must-Read Books on the U.S. Military
Entertainment, History

5 Must-Read Books on the U.S. Military

Though the settings and circumstances change, the experience of the American soldier has common themes regardless of the generation. Heroism, bravery, internal conflict, fear and shock, and sacrifice for fellow man. Below are five outstanding books that explore these same complex experiences across the globe and across the years, from the eyes of those who…

Life Insurance for Veterans
Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News

Life Insurance for Veterans

It is never fun to talk about life insurance. But, for veterans with families it is a very important topic. Life insurance provides financial support to family members should anything happen while a soldier is actively serving. Most active duty understand their automatic Service Group Life Insurance plan benefits (SGLI). However, once military service ends…

Healing Gardens for PTSD Sufferers
Tips for Caregivers and Seniors

Healing Gardens for PTSD Sufferers

If you have never heard of a healing garden, you are not alone. Feng Shui-inspired, healing gardens offer tranquility, relaxation, and peace for those in need of solitude, harmony, and healing. Healing gardens have grown in popularity among doctors seeking alternative forms of treatment and are increasingly used as therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)…

The Four-Star Women of the U.S. Military
History, Veterans News

The Four-Star Women of the U.S. Military

When the U.S. Navy’s Admiral Michelle Howard received her fourth star – making her the Navy’s second-highest ranking official and the highest-ranking African-American woman ever in any branch of the military – she noted that she had to special-order her four-star shoulder boards since they’d never been made for the Navy before. With her promotion,…

Aqua Therapy for Veterans
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Aqua Therapy for Veterans

The tried and true method for coping with post-war trauma is a combination of physical and mental therapy. Doctors and researchers alike believe that strengthening the mind and body is the key to recovering from war-time memories and disaster. Lately, doctors are turning to alternative forms of treatment to help relieve many veteran ailments. The…

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