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.
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Did you know there’s still a little time to get one last deduction for the 2016 tax year? Many people don’t realize that you can still donate your car tonight and get a tax deduction for this year. All you need to do is call or fill out a donation form before 11:59 p.m. tonight!
As we are getting into the winter months and you are noticing your garage space is getting smaller and smaller, it might be time to get rid of that vehicle such as an ATV, motorcycle, car or truck that is taking up needed space. Here are our top reasons to why you should donate today! […]
Today is the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The attack started at 7:53 a.m. and was over by 1 p.m. Many of us have seen the devastating photos of the attack that crippled our Pacific Fleet and probably have learned the history of the attack. However, did you know that there were also women who were based in Hawaii at this time?
This year October 2-8 is Mental Health Awareness Week. One in five American adults experience mental illness. Take the time this week to learn about mental illness and participate in some fun activities.
Each year, POW/MIA Recognition Day is held the third Friday in September. Throughout the U.S., and on U.S. bases and ships not in the country, Americans remember those who are prisoners of war or missing in action. You can get involved by attending a POW/MIA ceremony in your area. Ceremonies are held at many veterans’ […]
Today is the day we celebrate the right for women to vote. This amendment was first introduced in 1878 but wasn’t officially part of the U.S. constitution until August 26th, 1920. Fifty years after the Amendment was officially granted, the holiday was officially declared by Congress as a celebration of woman’s suffrage. Here are some […]
When donating your car to charity, one of the most important documents to have is your vehicle title. While in some cases Vehicles For Veterans can make arrangements when you can’t locate your car title, the process is much easier if you do have the title. Because this is the legal document that shows you […]
The history of human flight started in the United States, and the U.S. military played a massive role in the progression of aviation. August 19 is National Aviation Day, a day to observe and celebrate the development of aviation. Because the U.S. Military made so many improvements to flight over the years, there are many […]
It has been 72 years since Japan officially surrendered in 1945, and World War II finally ended. Victory over Japan Day (VJ Day) is celebrated on Sept. 2—the day that Japan surrendered and WWII effectively ceased. The first VJ Day sparked a national celebration and an iconic kiss featured in Life Magazine. What do you need to know about VJ Day? Read these interesting facts to find out: