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Checklist For Your Memorial Day Weekend Friday, May 26, 2017

Checklist For Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is a great time to get together with family, eat great food and honor American heroes and the sacrifices they have made for the U.S. Planning a big family get together over the weekend can be difficult, so it helps to have a checklist of everything you’ll need for your Memorial Day weekend. 

Learn More About Mental Health This MayWednesday, May 24, 2017

Learn More About Mental Health This May

Mental health conditions affect millions of Americans. In fact, 1 in 5 Americans face a mental health condition in their lifetime. Those of us who don't can still be affected by a loved one's struggle with a mental health issue. 

May 20 Is Armed Forces Day 2017Saturday, May 20, 2017

May 20 Is Armed Forces Day 2017

Armed Forces Day is celebrated each year on the third Saturday of May. With many other patriotic holidays throughout the year, you may be wondering what Armed Forces Day is and how to celebrate. This day has its roots back in 1949 around the time that the separate branches of the armed forces were unified under the Department of Defense.

Top Gifts To Get Your Caregiver Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Top Gifts To Get Your Caregiver

This month we recognize our military caregivers. Here are fabulous things you can give your caregiver to show how thankful you are for them.

Honor Veterans During National Bike MonthSaturday, May 13, 2017

Honor Veterans During National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month—a perfect time to start biking and maybe even give up driving for biking. Biking versus driving can reduce stress, save the environment and sometimes get you around faster than driving. 

Courage, Support And Loyalty Friday, May 12, 2017

Courage, Support And Loyalty

Happy Military Spouse Appreciation Day! President Ronald Reagan wanted to recognize the importance of military spouses. At the height of the Cold War, he made proclamation 5184, dated April 17, 1984, for May 23, 1984 to be recognized as Military Spouse Day. However, congress made Military Spouse Appreciation Day part of National Military Appreciation Month in 1999. Then the U.S. Secretary of Defense, Casper Weinberger, declared the Friday before Mother’s Day to be Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Each year the president recognizes this day with a formal speech and proclamation. 

7 Ways To Celebrate Military Appreciation Month Friday, May 5, 2017

7 Ways To Celebrate Military Appreciation Month

Did you know that May is National Military Appreciation Month? While many people celebrate this month by offering military deals at their business, you don't have to own a company to make a difference this May. There are countless ways that all of us can give back to military members, veterans and their families this month! Here are seven simple ways to get involved.

Celebrate 2 Military Observances In MayMonday, May 1, 2017

Celebrate 2 Military Observances In May

Loyalty Day and Silver Star Service Banner Day are both celebrated on May 1. Both of these observances have important purposes and interesting backgrounds. You can show your support to veterans and celebrate both Loyalty Day and Silver Star Service Banner Day! 

What Is National Military Brats Day?Sunday, April 30, 2017

What Is National Military Brats Day?

April 30 is National Military Brats Day. This important day of observation highlights a set of individuals who endured great sacrifice for the U.S. You may not know much about military brats, so here are the answers to some of the common questions you may have. 

9 Things You Didn’t Think You Needed For Your Car Thursday, April 27, 2017

9 Things You Didn’t Think You Needed For Your Car

You might think that your car is perfect, and it has everything that you have ever wanted. However, these items will make you think again: