Proud Military Spouse Badge Project

Posted in Uncategorized 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'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 »

Who Are the Four-Star Women of the U.S. Military

Posted in Uncategorized on September 12, 2016
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When the U.S. Navy’s Admiral Michelle Howard received her fourth star – making her the Navy’s second-highest ranking official and the highest-ranking African-American woman ever in any branch of the military – she noted that she had to special-order her four-star shoulder boards since they’d never been made for the Navy before. With her promotion, Read More »

Parenting Lessons and Traits Learned From The Military

Posted in Uncategorized on July 21, 2016
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Being in the military teaches many lessons. There are character traits that are developed, leveraged, and sometimes a few that are squashed as well. For many, the code of conduct they learn while in the military stays with them for a lifetime. Often, it is this code of core values that veterans and active soldiers 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 »

Celebrating Military Spouse Day

Posted in Uncategorized on May 2, 2016
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Anyone who has been in the military will tell you, it’s more than just a job that you work at 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., come home, and forget about it over the weekend. Military service can affect where you live, what you do with the majority of your day, and even whether or not Read More »

April 5 is Gold Star Wives Day

Posted in Uncategorized on April 5, 2016
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There’s a not-so-secret club for women that no one wants to be a part of, but many are. Members wear a small pin on their lapel, a purple circle with a small gold star. They don’t often make the news, and you probably don’t think of them much on a day-to-day basis. But they are 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;

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 »

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;

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 »

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;

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 »