The World’s 5 Largest Military Vehicles

Posted in Uncategorized on June 27, 2016
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Times of conflict often push countries to the edges of innovation, as armies look for ways to out-power and out-maneuver their enemies. As a result, some truly impressive military vehicles have been created over the past 100 years, stretching the limits of engineering and machinery to lengths, weights, and capabilities previously unthinkable. Below are five Read More »

Is a Service Dog Right for Your Family?

Posted in Uncategorized on June 23, 2016
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Welcoming a serviceman home after their tour ends requires many transitions. Often, veterans come home with physical or psychological scars that require special attention. Many find comfort in support groups, medical care, but others may need a different type of assistance. This is where a constant companion, such as a service dog may fill a Read More »

Remembering Our Prisoners of War - Missing in Action

Posted in Uncategorized on June 21, 2016
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It is estimated that approximately 80,000-90,000 military personnel are still missing in action. Sadly, the vast majority are presumed dead. These brave souls are likely buried in foreign unmarked graves or lost at sea. Many of the current prisoners of war or classified missing in action were lost during World World II with a smaller Read More »

The History of the U.S. Army Nursing Corps

Posted in Uncategorized on June 17, 2016
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You might consider them unsung heroes, working behind the scenes, but American nurses have been an integral part of war, stretching back as far as the Revolutionary War. In 1775, Major General Horatio Gates and Commander George Washington asked Congress to provide nurses that would attend to the wounded, sick, and suffering American soldiers. By Read More »

What Women Should Know Before Enlisting

Posted in Uncategorized on June 10, 2016
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  According to the U.S. Department of Defense, there are more than 201,000 female active-duty military members serving our country. Today, more than 90% of the military occupations available are open to women, making it a great potential employment path for American women. Whether you want to see the world, test your discipline, or find Read More »

Remembering D-Day

Posted in Uncategorized on June 9, 2016
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This week marks the 72nd anniversary of the largest amphibious invasion in history, as more than 160,000 Allied troops invaded Western Europe to battle the entrenched German forces during World War II. Operation Overlord, or “D-Day” as it is now known, was a highly secretive operation, under development for more than two years. It proved Read More »

Understanding Survivor and Dependent Education Benefits

Posted in Uncategorized on June 2, 2016
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When you lose a serviceman in the line of duty, many aspects of your life may take a back seat. Finances need to be reassessed and quality of life reviewed. Sadly, as a result of the income loss, many families must curb their spending to keep the family afloat. Often, education spending is one of Read More »

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids the Real Meaning of Memorial Day

Posted in Uncategorized on May 27, 2016
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School’s out (or almost out), the weather is warming up, the pools are opening. Memorial Day seems to unofficially announce the start of summer, and with so many fun activities, it’s natural that kids get caught up in the excitement of the holiday. So how do you go bout introducing the real meaning of this Read More »

The Real Origin of Memorial Day

Posted in Uncategorized on May 26, 2016
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While most Americans appreciate the day off from work and the expected barbecues and summer festivities associated with Memorial Day, for many others it is a very serious day of remembrance and reflection. Other patriotic holidays – like the Fourth of July or Armed Forces Day – celebrate all members of the military, and with Read More »

Top 10 VeteranAid Blog Posts of 2015

Posted in Uncategorized on May 25, 2016
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It's hard to believe that the year is almost halfway over. The VeteranAid blog started in October of last year. Here are the top 10 most popular blog posts from 2015: 7 Outstanding Professional Athletes that Served in the Military The connection between excelling in the military and in the sports arena are obvious. Hard work, dedication, Read More »

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