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Celebrate Oct. 26: National Day of the Deployed
History, Veteran Holidays

Celebrate Oct. 26: National Day of the Deployed

Deployment is a difficult yet expected part of the U.S. military experience. It impacts an entire family and community, disrupting regular life and routine, and leaving a family behind to count the days until the loved one’s return. Thankfully, the Armed Forces offer many support services to families of the deployed, but it can still…

The One Guide You Need For Minneapolis Veterans Resources
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The One Guide You Need For Minneapolis Veterans Resources

Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes and over 360,000 veterans. Approximately a quarter of those vets live in the Minneapolis area.  With such a significant population living in the vicinity of a major metropolitan city, Minneapolis has built up quite a repertoire of veteran programs and benefits. Programs include housing assistance, health care, counseling,…

The History of the U.S. National Guard
History

The History of the U.S. National Guard

The National Guard of the United States is not only the only branch of the U.S. military whose existence is outlined by the U.S. Constitution, but it is also home to the oldest units in the U.S. military, tracing back its origin to the first militia regiments organized in North America in colonial Massachusetts, 1636….

Five-Star Generals in the U.S. Military
History

Five-Star Generals in the U.S. Military

Over the history of the United States, a small handful of men have achieved the very highest rank of military service, all during extreme times of war. In December 1944, during the midst of WWII, the U.S. created a special five-star officer rank to establish both a clear internal order of seniority and a near-equivalence…

The All-In-One Guide to Atlanta Veterans Resources
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The All-In-One Guide to Atlanta Veterans Resources

As a U.S. military veteran, your service has earned you a wide range of benefits and support. However, sorting through the list and accessing the resources in your area can be a daunting task. Today, as part of our city spotlight series, we highlight the resources available to veterans in Atlanta, Georgia. Unfortunately, veteran homelessness…

When you Need Madison Veterans Resources, Start Here
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When you Need Madison Veterans Resources, Start Here

Madison is in the heart of Wisconsin. Despite this capital city being relatively small in size, the Madison area and surrounding counties are big in their veteran population. Nearly 400,000 veterans claim the state as their home.  With this rather large veteran population, the state has cultivated a host of excellent benefits, programs and services…

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