Happy Birthday to the American Legion

Posted in Uncategorized on March 16, 2016
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Happy Birthday to the American Legion; VeteranAid.org

Veterans transitioning back into civilian society have always had to be creative, resilient, and supportive of each other, even almost 100 years ago at the end of WWI. In fact, it was a group of veterans tasked with brainstorming ways to improve troop morale that came up with what is today known as the American Read More »

How Pets Can Help Combat PTSD

Posted in Uncategorized on March 14, 2016
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How Pets Can Help Combat PTSD; VeteranAid.org

Transitioning back to civilian life can be a complicated process for a veteran. He or she is, of course, happy to return home and no longer be in active danger, but many find it difficult to talk to friends and family about the things they have seen or done. Some may find that the life Read More »

Women in the Military: Who Were the First?

Posted in Uncategorized on March 10, 2016
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Women in the Military- Who Were the First; VeteranAid.org

Women in the armed forces today are widely accepted and expected. Today more than 200,000 women fill a wide range of roles, from nurses to pilots to Army Rangers. While throughout history, the majority of military combatants have been male, most Western armies were integrated with females members in all branches of service since at Read More »

Choosing the Right Veteran-Friendly University for You

Posted in Uncategorized on March 7, 2016
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Choosing the Right Veteran-Friendly University for You; VeteranAid.org

Now that you’ve honorably served, it’s time to explore the next chapter in your career, and for many, a degree from a university is the logical next step. Perhaps you were young when you joined the military, or you never thought of yourself as “college material.” The great news is that you now have numerous Read More »

Red, White, and Blue: 7 Easy Patriotic Crafts

Posted in Uncategorized on March 2, 2016
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Red, White, and Blue: 7 Easy Patriotic Crafts; VeteranAid.org

Whether you are celebrating the 4th of July, Memorial Day, or just summertime in America, these easy crafts are not only fun to create, but make festive decorations when you’re through. With a few simple and affordable tools, you and your family can enjoy the process of making the crafts as much as the finished Read More »

9 Themes to Make Your Military Care Package Outstanding

Posted in Uncategorized on February 29, 2016
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9 Themes to make your Military Care Package Outstanding; VeteranAid.org

Deployment can be rough for everyone involved. Being away from loved ones and the comforts of home can make the days seem long and often lonely. Care packages from home are a ray of sunshine for a soldier, and can give family members at home an active way to reach out and show their love Read More »

Help Military Veterans Today with our VeteranAid.org Postcards

Posted in Uncategorized on February 29, 2016
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Help us Spread Awareness of the Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit; VeteranAid.org

Want to know an easy way to help our military veterans? Order some of our VeteranAid postcards to hand out to your clients at your business or organization today! VeteranAid.org is a website that was designed to inform veterans and their spouses of a little known pension benefit called Aid and Attendance (A&A). Every bit of Read More »

5 Tips to Make a Military Long Distance Relationship Work

Posted in Uncategorized on February 23, 2016
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5 Tips to make military long distance relationship work; VeteranAid.org

If you’re a military spouse or significant other, you’ve probably grappled with the reality that you may one day be facing a deployment that puts significant distance between you and him or her.  In fact, there are more than 1 million deployed service members at any given time, around the United States and in more Read More »

Top 10 War Movies

Posted in Uncategorized on February 16, 2016
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Top 10 War Movies; VeteranAid.org

It’s fair to say that war is filled with drama. There’s action, emotion, conflict, and resolution, played out by compelling and interesting heroes and everyday people. Not surprisingly, there have been countless excellent films created based on war, and the various engagements of U.S. history. Below we’ve compiled 10 of the best. Apocalypse Now: Set Read More »

Gift Ideas for Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on February 10, 2016
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Veterans may appear to be living everyday lives jut like other civilians. But the reality is that they possess a very deep and emotional history tied to their years of service, and a strong sense of pride and connection to their active duty counterparts. Take this chance to give them a gift that they’ll really Read More »