Start Here to Find San Diego Veterans Resources

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors on November 22, 2016
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Known as the “birthplace of California,” San Diego is the state’s second largest city, with enjoyable year-round weather, extensive beaches, and a natural deep-water harbor. For much of its history, the city has been a hub for U.S. military activity, with bases for the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. During WWII, the city’s Read More »

Cheers to Veteran-Owned Breweries

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Veterans News on November 21, 2016
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Commitment, honor, skill, and discipline are traits that make a great soldier. Coincidentally, those are the same traits that also make a great beer. Across the country, veterans are serving up some very tasty beverages. Let’s take a tour of some of the best veteran-run breweries around. Veterans Brewing Company Based in Chicago, this home-grown Read More »

Find the Miami Veterans Resources You Need

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on November 17, 2016
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Sun, fun, ocean waves, and sandy beaches make Miami a top choice for many veterans and retirees. As the 42nd-most populous city in the United States, the Miami metropolitan area, has a combined population of nearly 6 million people making it one of the largest cities in the Southeastern United States. In addition to being Read More »

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Common Misconceptions

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors on November 16, 2016
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Few civilians realize that each war has a trademark wound. In Vietnam it was gunshot wounds and explosion-induced missing limbs. In the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, the wounds were a hodge-podge of gunshots, missing limbs, and the more difficult to identify, traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the Center for Deployment Psychology, an Read More »

Gateway to St. Louis Veterans Resources

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on November 15, 2016
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More than 9 percent of the state of Missouri’s total population is made up of U.S. military veterans, military families, and active, guard, and reserve personnel.  In St. Louis alone, more than 500,000 military veterans live and work, with around half being over the age of 65. In 2015, more than $1.6 billion was paid 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 »

5 Fun Crafts to Help Kids Celebrate Veterans Day

Posted in Veteran Holidays on November 10, 2016
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Whenever an important national day of remembrance approaches on the calendar, it’s a great opportunity to ensure that the next generation of Americans truly understands the meaning behind the celebration. Veterans Day is an especially important day to help younger children process and participate in remembering and thanking members of our military who have sacrificed Read More »

The Story of the Red Poppy for Remembrance Day

Posted in Veteran Holidays, Veterans News on November 9, 2016
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Today, U.S. citizens honor all U.S. servicemembers with Veterans Day on November 11, but in many other parts of the world, the day is known as Remembrance Day, a day set aside to remember military personnel who have lost their lives in war. Established by King George V in 1919, Remembrance Day evolved out of 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 »

Are You Looking for Cincinnati Veterans Resources?

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on November 7, 2016
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Just like any job, a career in the military has its up and downs, with things you love about it and things you don’t. When his or her EOAS date finally arrives, a veteran undoubtedly feels a wide range of emotions, from excitement about a new chapter of life, to trepidation about leaving behind an Read More »

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