Parenting Lessons and Traits Learned From The Military

Posted in Uncategorized on July 21, 2016
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Being in the military teaches many lessons. There are character traits that are developed, leveraged, and sometimes a few that are squashed as well. For many, the code of conduct they learn while in the military stays with them for a lifetime. Often, it is this code of core values that veterans and active soldiers Read More »

4 Famous Veterans Who Went on to Be President

Posted in Uncategorized on July 20, 2016
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According to the U.S. Constitution, the United States President is the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces. And appropriately, almost 60% of all U.S. Presidents have been veterans, stretching all the way back to the first U.S. President, George Washington. Until World War II, a majority of U.S. Presidents had served in the Army, but Read More »

The Biggest and Baddest Military Helicopters

Posted in Uncategorized on July 18, 2016
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There is no doubt that our US military have a tough job. It is job that would be much more difficult without the amazing technology and battle-gear created to make their missions successful. Some of the most incredible tech can be found in the military’s extensive fleet of helicopters. From special ops, rescue, attack, troop Read More »

5 Must-Read Books About War, Written By Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on July 12, 2016
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For many veterans, it can be difficult to talk about what they have seen and done in war. For others, however, writing about their experiences can be cathartic, and help educate others on what really happens during war. Below are five critically acclaimed books, written by veterans, that will give you firsthand perspective on that Read More »

5 Famous Astronauts who Served in the Military

Posted in Uncategorized on July 7, 2016
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There seems to be a clear alignment between military veterans and astronauts; in fact, more than 66 percent of former and current astronauts are vets. The dedication and discipline needed to complete training, the willingness to take on challenging and dangerous missions, and the flight and other technical experience make military veterans an exceptional fit Read More »

Healing Waters: Fly Fishing Brings Peace to Wounded Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on July 6, 2016
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Walking up the lawn to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. you might not be surprised to see a young soldier, bandaged and in a wheel chair after more than three years of surgeries. What you might surprise you, however, is to see this same man with a fly fishing rod in his Read More »

June is PTSD Awareness Month

Posted in Uncategorized on July 5, 2016
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In order to bring greater awareness to the issue of PTSD, the United States Senate designated June as PTSD Awareness Month by the National Center for PTSD (NCPTSD), also naming June 27th as National PTSD Awareness Day. Through this designation, it is hoped that more people will be aware of the disorder and how it Read More »

5 Great Military Movies to Watch on the 4th of July

Posted in Uncategorized on July 1, 2016
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  Your Fourth of July weekend may be filled with fun plans for fireworks, barbecue, and friends, all activities that most Americans enjoy when celebrating the independence of our nation. But at the end of a long, hot day, you might enjoy relaxing on your couch and watching some of the most enjoyable military movies Read More »

The Difference Between Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans Day

Posted in Uncategorized on June 30, 2016
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Americans enjoy several holidays with their military family and friends. Hot dogs, fireworks, flags and other summertime activities. Thanks to our veterans, we are privileged to have these special days to enjoy our freedoms, liberties and cultural values. However, many do not realize how our nationally recognized holidays were established nor understand their significance. Here Read More »

Celebrating Independence Day with Your Veteran Family and Friends

Posted in Uncategorized on June 30, 2016
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  Independence Day may be the single most important holiday we celebrate as a united nation. Focused around celebrating our independence from Britain, Independence Day is the actual day the Declaration of Independence was signed. It is rumored that nearly 86 revisions were made to the famous document before it was finally adopted by the Read More »

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