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Great Veterans Events Coming To Tennessee In AugustFriday, July 22, 2016

Great Veterans Events Coming To Tennessee In August

It’s always tough to find events in August. The kids are getting ready to go back to school and you are trying to find things to do. If you are in Tennessee there are some great events to support our veterans throughout the month of August!

Department Of Veterans Affairs Turns 86Thursday, July 21, 2016

Department Of Veterans Affairs Turns 86

On July 21, 1930, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was officially established. The United States has been assisting veterans since 1636 in the Plymouth Colony when the Pilgrims made a law that supported disabled soldiers. Since then, the VA was created, and the U.S. has continued to serve veterans. Learning more about the VA can be helpful for veterans seeking assistance and for civilians looking to help veterans.  

The U.S. Military’s Role in Disaster Relief Saturday, July 16, 2016

The U.S. Military’s Role in Disaster Relief

When natural disaster is on the news such as the tsunamis in Japan and Indonesia, the devastating earth quake in Haiti or the Hurricanes that have hit the U.S. coast, the military’s humanitarian assistance has relief there to help either within a few hours or in days of the disaster. They come by ship, plane or helicopter. They arrive ready to help, whether it is to help clean up, bring supplies to remote areas, or assist the sick and injured. They come prepared for any situation.

Interesting Facts And Information About U.S. military Uniforms Saturday, July 16, 2016

Interesting Facts And Information About U.S. military Uniforms

There are many things that people don’t know about military uniforms and how they should be properly worn.

Veterans Events Happening In Georgia August 6Friday, July 15, 2016

Veterans Events Happening In Georgia August 6

There are three family fun events coming to Georgia this August, benefiting veterans! 

Best Places To Celebrate Bastille Day In AmericaThursday, July 14, 2016

Best Places To Celebrate Bastille Day In America

Bastille Day, or La fête nationale, is the French national day which celebrates the day they stormed the Bastille on July 14, 1789 as a part of their revolution. During the American Revolutionary War in 1778, France became the first ally to the United States, remaining allies to this day. Since France is America’s oldest ally, Americans ought to celebrate France’s Bastille Day similarly to how they celebrate American Independence Day. With that said, here are the top three places to support this alliance and celebrate Bastille Day in the United States: 

Amazing Opportunities For Wisconsin VeteransFriday, July 8, 2016

Amazing Opportunities For Wisconsin Veterans

Wisconsin has two great events coming up this July, Wisconsin Vets Day/Family Day and Veterans Benefit Day. Both of these events are great for veterans, family members and for people to show support. 

Free Mental Health Resources For VeteransFriday, July 8, 2016

Free Mental Health Resources For Veterans

After returning home, many veterans face obstacles in finding the mental health resources they need. Veterans are 15 times more likely to develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than civilians. In fact, 11 to 20 percent of post-9/11 veterans struggle with PTSD when they return home. 

Things To Know About Independence Day Sunday, July 3, 2016

Things To Know About Independence Day

July 4 is a day where we celebrate our nation and freedoms. People dress up in red, white and blue to get in the spirit of the holiday. There are spectacular fireworks celebrations going off at night while everyone stops their parties to watch the colorful lights. Some people go to local parks to watch; while others light them off at their houses and put on their own show. 

National Veterans Golden Age GamesFriday, July 1, 2016

National Veterans Golden Age Games

The 2016 National Veterans Golden Age Games will take place in Detroit, Michigan July 10-14. This is an astounding event that shows the remarkable strengths and abilities of veterans around the U.S. Veterans competing are 55 and older you will be able to see them participate in events that you otherwise wouldn’t be able to see.