How to Extend Your GI Bill Benefits

Posted in Uncategorized on October 13, 2017
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One of the most helpful benefits earned by U.S. veterans is their GI Bill, which can assist them in paying for their continuing education and make their transition into civilian life easier and more successful. That said, there are specific time limitations and other restrictions, so understanding these can impact how much a veteran can get Read More »

9 Ways Vet Tix Tickets Help Veterans and Their Families

Posted in Uncategorized on October 11, 2017
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It may seem like a small gesture – attending a favorite sporting match, sharing a fine arts event with family and friends or taking a trip – but for many veterans, the chance to make new memories can be an important step in reintegrating back into civilian life and reconnecting with loved ones. Unfortunately, such Read More »

The Makeup of the Military: Who is Serving Now

Posted in Uncategorized on October 9, 2017

It’s been more than 40 years since the end of the Vietnam War and the subsequent shift of the United States Armed Forces to an all-volunteer organization from a draft model. With the ending of the draft, it was obvious that a change in military demographics would naturally follow, and in 1974, Congress that the Read More »

10 Largest National Veterans Cemeteries in the U.S.

Posted in Uncategorized on October 2, 2017
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The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) National Cemetery Administration maintains 135 national cemeteries in 40 states (and Puerto Rico) as well as 33 soldier's lots and monument sites. These sites range from very small – less than a half acre in size – to more than a 1,000 acres. Regardless of the size, these serene Read More »

Veterans and Service-Related Hearing Loss

Posted in Uncategorized on September 29, 2017
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For today’s veteran population, there is increasing public awareness of service-related injuries and disabilities, both for those with outward impairments – such as loss of a limb or need for a wheelchair – as well as those that are less visible – like post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, one Read More »

Guide to U.S. War Cemeteries and Memorials Located on Foreign Soil

Posted in Uncategorized on September 25, 2017
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There is no doubt that the U.S. Armed Forces is a truly global organization, with more than 300,000 active duty servicemembers deployed in more than 150 countries, and more than 800 bases operating in 70 countries. It’s not surprising, perhaps, that there are numerous cemeteries and memorials spread throughout the world honoring the U.S. soldiers, Read More »

Native American Veterans: 5 Facts You May Not Know

Posted in Uncategorized on September 6, 2017
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 Despite an often-troubled relationship with the government of the United States, Native American warriors have played an important role in the military history of the nation, with service stretching back as far as the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, years before Native Americans would be recognized as US citizens. Statistics show that they have volunteered and Read More »

Squadron Command Lessons: Ten Life Lessons Learned In Leadership

Posted in Uncategorized on August 28, 2017
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Source: Learning while leading is what many officers would say their motto was. Many important lessons can be learnt when you are the commander of a cavalry squadron. Here are ten lessons we have collected which have additional application in daily and business life. Be Courageous Enough To Release Control Micromanaging has been scientifically Read More »

5 Biggest Benefits of Hiring a Veteran

Posted in Uncategorized on August 25, 2017
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While veterans have historically experienced high rates of unemployment, it seems that civilian business owners are increasingly getting the message that hiring veterans is a smart business move. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, as of July 2017, the veteran unemployment rate was 3.5 percent, the lowest rate since 2001. This rate was actually Read More »

Education Benefits for Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on August 4, 2017
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When your EAS is approaching, or you’ve been separated from the U.S. Armed Forces for some time and are considering your next step, it’s important to carefully review the educational and training benefits available to benefit your future. Whether you’re wanting to return to (or attend for the first time) a college classroom, or want Read More »

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