7 Tips for Renting Your Home to a Military Family

Posted in Military Families on May 18, 2017
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Changing duty stations is a fact of life for military families – statistics show that military kids will move six to nine times during their school career, a number three times higher than civilian children. Once PCS orders are received, the race is on to find an acceptable rental property in the new city, once Read More »

Hero Miles: Reuniting Families of Injured Warriors

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Military Families on May 2, 2017
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When a U.S. service member is injured or ill, he or she may need to receive treatment at a VA facility far from home, making for a long, lonely recovery process. Traveling to their treatment location can be an expensive undertaking, not to mention paying for loved ones to travel there to be at their Read More »

Fisher Homes: Helping Military Families Stay With Their Injured Veteran

Posted in Military Families, Veterans News on April 25, 2017
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In the mid-1970s, a sailor’s wife was walking across the clinic grounds of the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda. As Pauline Trost paused, she saw a Navy helicopter land on the medical center’s helipad, and a sailor, his wife, and two small children disembark with their luggage. Knowing that they must have traveled a Read More »

Tips for Finding Reputable Military Charities

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Military Families, Veterans News on March 28, 2017
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There are more than 40,000 charities in the U.S. that support active duty and veteran members of the Armed Forces, and people donate more than $2.5 billion annually to these organizations. So how can you ensure that you are giving your money to a group that will use it wisely and truly benefit military members? Read More »

Helping Heal: Tragedy Assistance Program Connects Thousands of Survivors

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on January 17, 2017
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In November 1992, eight soldiers perished in a C-12 crash in Alaska. Their families were at a loss. In their grief, they struggled to find a support system, and finally turned to each other for help. Here they found understanding and assistance they could find nowhere else; no one else could know what they were Read More »

National Festival Showcases the Best in Veterans Creative Arts

Posted in Entertainment, Veterans News on November 30, 2016
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Art can be valuable healing tool for veterans, giving them a way to share their experiences, express a wide range of emotions, and even improve physical and cognitive dexterity. Recognizing this value, many VA hospitals and clinics incorporate creative arts into their rehabilitation programs, and have in turn discovered countless true artists who once wore Read More »

Proud Military Spouse Badge Project

Posted in Veterans News on November 21, 2016
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The brave men and women who are or have fought for our country have some of the most supportive families. With VeteranAid.org's Proud Military Spouse Badge Project, we are supporting a charity that is near and dear to military families - Operation Homefront. Operation Homefront's mission is to "build strong, stable, and secure military families Read More »

Prosthetic Resources for Veterans

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on November 14, 2016
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Over a quarter of veterans living in the United States are disabled. The VA reports that the number of veterans using prosthetics or other assistance devices has increased sharply over the past decade. To support the number of veterans requiring artificial limb support, the Veterans Benefits Administration, along with many charitable organizations offer multiple programs Read More »

Tragedy Assistance Program Connects Thousands of Survivors

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on November 8, 2016
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In November 1992, eight soldiers perished in a C-12 crash in Alaska. Their families were at a loss. In their grief, they struggled to find a support system, and finally turned to each other for help. Here they found understanding and assistance they could find nowhere else; no one else could know what they were Read More »

Homes for Heroes Offers Big Savings to U.S. Veterans

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on August 9, 2016
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Veterans often receive thanks for their service from strangers, grateful citizens who wish there was some way to show their appreciation to military members who sacrifice so much. But when a veteran could really use assistance – like the moment they are purchasing a home or if they fall on difficult financial times trying to Read More »