Simple Ways to Show Support to US Servicemembers


At any given time, there are around 1.5 million active servicemembers in the United States army. These brave men and women are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our nation’s core values: life, liberty, freedom and the pursuit of happiness. Citizens often take their freedom for granted, but you can show your support […]

Tips on How to Overcome PTSD


Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious medical condition that’s characterized by reoccurring bouts of anxiety and stress, usually linked to at least one severely traumatic experience in a person’s life. According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), as many as 8 in 100 Americans will develop this condition at some point in […]

Largest US Destroyer Heads Out to Sea


Destroyer-class boats have long been the pinnacle of the US Navy. Defined as a fast maneuverable warship that’s capable of attacking enemy targets or defending allied vessels, it plays a major role in military operations. Ever prior to World War I, the Navy had been building a sizable force of destroyers. Just recently, however, the […]

Perks of Living on a Military Base


The United States has hundreds of military based spread across 63 countries. One of the decisions that active service members will have to make when their permanent deployment orders (PDO) come in is whether or not to live on base. There are certain advantages and disadvantages to living on a military base. Today, we’re going […]

Veterans Receive Thanks this Thanksgiving Day


Buffalo VA Gives Vets Early Thanksgiving Day Feat The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Buffalo, New York gave dozens of military veterans an early Thanksgiving Day feast. According to news reports, the food used in the feast was purchasing using money donated by other community organizations and veterans agencies. Volunteers offered their support by preparing, […]

National Anthem Etiquette: What You Should Know

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Do you know the proper etiquette to follow when the National Anthem is performed or played? Whether you are attending a sports game, concert, funeral, etc., you will probably find yourself in this position at some point or another. The National Anthem is a patriotic song that symbolizes America’s core value: freedom. Therefore, it’s important […]

US Navy Tests New F-35C Lightning II Fighter Jet


The U.S. military’s new class of F-35 fighter jets made its first successful test flights and subsequent carrier landings earlier this month. As first reported by the Associated Free Press (AFP), the test flights occurred in the Pacific waters off the coast of San Diego, California, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz. The pilot of […]

True Military Friendly Workplaces

Veterans have made a strong contribution to this country in too many ways to count. Although everyone wants to be seen as being military friendly, it also seems that too many businesses don’t really have a commitment to actually be as military friendly of a workplace as they could. This means more than just giving […]

Why Is America The Symbol of Freedom?


The land of the free, and the home of the brave. These simple words have defined a nation for more than 200 years and carry more weight than we can possible imagine. Freedom isn’t free.  Another phrase we have heard many times, and another we quite possible overlook on a regular basis.  America is a […]