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7 Free Must-Have Apps for Military Spouses
Entertainment, Veterans News

7 Free Must-Have Apps for Military Spouses

Military life offers its own special brand of challenges, opportunities, and needs, and military spouses and families share this unique perspective from locations around the globe. Today’s smartphones, however, make it easier than ever to connect to other families, communicate with your loved one, and make military life easier to navigate. Below are 7 excellent…

Veterans Excel in Energy Careers
Jobs and Businesses

Veterans Excel in Energy Careers

Around 1.5 million retirees are expected to leave the energy sector in the next decade, leaving a gap that must be filled by hard-working, self-motivated, safety-conscious employees. Organizers of a new movement, Veterans in Energy, believe that U.S. veterans are the perfect candidates to fill and excel in these roles, and is leading a nation-wide…

Find the Most Veteran Resources in Dallas
Jobs and Businesses, Veterans News

Find the Most Veteran Resources in Dallas

As the center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States, Dallas, Texas is home to more than 120,000 US military veterans, 43,000 of which are age 65 and older. These veterans, through their honorable service to their country, have earned many benefits that can make life better for themselves, their spouses,…

Famous Military Dogs: Soldier’s Best Friend
History, Veterans News

Famous Military Dogs: Soldier’s Best Friend

War dogs are not a new trend. The first historical reference to them comes from ancient Turkey around 600 BC. The first ruler, Alyattes had his soldiers release packs of dogs on rival troops during battle. The attack dogs were incredibly effective at startling and scaring the enemy cavalry horses. Beyond serving as attack dogs,…

Tax Credits for Hiring Veterans: What You Need to Know
Jobs and Businesses

Tax Credits for Hiring Veterans: What You Need to Know

The military prepares a soldier’s body and mind for battle, but it also prepares them for work outside the military. Veterans are a valuable asset for any company or corporation. Their unique discipline and experience make them an excellent hire for nearly any type of job. Many employers already understand this benefit, but do not know…

Cheers to Veteran-Owned Breweries
Jobs and Businesses, Veterans News

Cheers to Veteran-Owned Breweries

Commitment, honor, skill, and discipline are traits that make a great soldier. Coincidentally, those are the same traits that also make a great beer. Across the country, veterans are serving up some very tasty beverages. Let’s take a tour of some of the best veteran-run breweries around. Veterans Brewing Company Based in Chicago, this home-grown…

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Common Misconceptions
Tips for Caregivers and Seniors

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Common Misconceptions

Few civilians realize that each war has a trademark wound. In Vietnam it was gunshot wounds and explosion-induced missing limbs. In the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, the wounds were a hodge-podge of gunshots, missing limbs, and the more difficult to identify, traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the Center for Deployment Psychology, an…

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