Tips For Moving Pets During A PCS

Posted in Military Families on January 4, 2017
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Many military personnel and their families know the true value of a pet. Dogs and cats have been proven to help reduce stress and anxiety, add enjoyment to their owners’ lives, offer a sense of stability and loyalty, and even help reduce the symptoms of PTSD. Whether you are a single person or have several Read More »

What You Need To Know About The Vocational Rehab (VR&E) Program

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Veterans News on January 3, 2017
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The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program, also referred to as the Chapter 31 program, helps veterans with service-connected disabilities and/or an employment handicaps prepare for, find, and keep jobs. The program provides services that include job searching assistance, vocational, technical or other workforce training; and can also help veterans locate or purchase required job supplies or equipment. Read More »

3 Must-Read Books About Military Women

Posted in Entertainment, History on January 2, 2017
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Women have faced many challenges throughout history, including their struggle to become equal members of the military community. With nearly 200,000 active servicewomen and 1.8 million female veterans, women are a growing cohort in many of today’s worldwide military operations. It is important to understand the history of how women have made their mark in Read More »

How to Stay Safe When Your Soldier is Deployed

Posted in Military Families on December 29, 2016
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Being deployed is hard on everyone involved. When emotions are high, it can sometimes be difficult to think about other things, for example, your safety. As much as you don’t want to think about it, your safety could be at greater risk when your significant other is away. Aside from installing a home alarm system, Read More »

Find More Military Discounts in Dallas, Texas

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Military Families, Veterans News on December 28, 2016
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You’ve probably heard that many business and services like to show their appreciation to military personnel and veterans by offering discounts and special deals, and companies in Dallas are no different. When shopping or choosing a service provider, it never hurts to ask if they offer a military discount. While you shouldn’t necessarily expect one Read More »

Services Offered For Blind And Visually Impaired Veterans

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on December 27, 2016
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It is estimated that there are approximately 131,000 Veterans in the United States who are legally blind, and more than one million Veterans who have some form of visual impairment that impacts their day to day lives. As Veterans from Vietnam, Korea,  Desert Storm and the War on Terror continue to age, those numbers will Read More »

Save More with Military Discounts in Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Military Families, Veterans News on December 26, 2016
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 You’ve served your country admirably and you and your family have made many sacrifices over the years as part of your service. Many Americans, including many business owners, look for ways to say thank you to American veterans and active duty members by offering discounts on everyday services and products. These discounts can add up Read More »

5 Christmas Gifts Your Service Dog Will Love

Posted in Uncategorized on December 21, 2016
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For thousands of U.S. veterans, a service dog is a member of their family, and just as with any member of the family, they’d enjoy finding a few special gifts under the Christmas tree this year. Of course, service dogs enjoy the usual range of treats, toys, and fun. But thanks to their very specific Read More »

Spreading Cheer: Handwritten Letters Show Support to Troops

Posted in Military Families, Veteran Holidays on December 20, 2016
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Even in the digital age, the holiday season still means for many Americans a chance to send and receive beautiful and heartfelt notes and cards in the mail. There’s something special about the old-fashioned, hard copy letters and cards that can be saved, displayed, held in the hand, and reread at any time. Now imagine Read More »

5 Things to Know When Adopting a Military Family for Christmas

Posted in Military Families, Veteran Holidays on December 19, 2016
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In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s easy to forget that there are many families that struggle to make ends meet on a regular basis, and know that special Christmas gifts for their children are completely out of the question. Military families, often living on very tight budgets, are no different. Thankfully, Read More »

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