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June 19, 2016
Celebrate Father’s Day With Legendary Military Father-Son Duos

June 19 is Father’s Day—a holiday celebrating fathers, the strong bonds with their children, and the positive impact fathers have on the world. Whether you visit your father and play a round of golf, or send him a card in the mail, it is important to acknowledge the influence and responsibility that fathers have. To […]

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June 14, 2016
Brush Up On Your Flag-Flying Etiquette Today

Throughout the year, there are plenty of occasions to fly the flag. Whether you fly the American flag every day or just take it out on patriotic holidays, Flag Day is the perfect time to refresh your memory and learn a few interesting things about the flag. How To Fly The Flag Raising the American […]

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June 13, 2016
Get Ready For World Blood Donor Day, June 14

Despite political differences, conflicting viewpoints and disagreements, the one thing that connects everyone is blood. Every two seconds, someone needs a blood transfusion in the U.S. Accidents, surgeries, lifelong medical conditions and cancer treatments can all cause a person to need blood. Most people recognize the need for blood donations, but it's also easy to […]

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June 9, 2016
Free To Be Who You Are In The Military

June is known as LGBT Pride Month in the military. The first military pride month was June of 2011. Over the years, if you were LGBT serving in the military, it was difficult. You were told to hide your sexual preference. Slowly over the years LGBT military members are being recognized, and able to be […]

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June 3, 2016
3 Marine-Inspired Measures For Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month—a time to raise awareness of preventable health problems and to encourage regular medical treatment to detect health problems early for men. Since its inception, Men’s Health Month has received overwhelming support through awareness activities and methods of education. You can help raise awareness by participating in Wear Blue Friday on […]

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May 30, 2016
5 Ways To Honor Veterans And Soldiers On Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, most of us enjoy a day off work and celebrate the unofficial start of summer by boating, having barbeques or shopping the Memorial Day sales. Being with loved ones is a meaningful way to spend the day, but it's also important to remember fallen soldiers and veterans on Memorial Day. Whether you […]

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May 21, 2016
10 Interesting Military Facts For Armed Forces Day

Before 1950, each branch of the military was celebrated on its own day. Now we celebrate the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Reserves on the third Saturday in May. Armed Forces Day is a great time to help veterans in your community and say thank you. Whether you shake a veteran's hand and […]

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May 20, 2016
What You Need To Know About D-Day

June 6, 1944, around 160,000 soldiers invaded beaches of Normandy, France to end the war with Nazi Germany. Dwight D. Eisenhower was determined to get a victory, and by the end of the day they had a firm grip in continental Europe. This invasion was the largest seaborne invasion in history, it took many months […]

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May 20, 2016
What Is National Maritime Day?

If someone were to ask you, what do you know about Maritime Day? Would you be able to answer the question? Most people probably don’t know much about this day in less you live by a large body of open water. This day is celebrated in a lot of different ways, however, most are at […]

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May 15, 2016
How To Support Veterans During Military Appreciation Month

Military Appreciation Month is in full swing. May was chosen as Military Appreciation Month because it's also when we celebrate several patriotic days such as Loyalty Day, V-E Day, Military Spouse Appreciation Day and Memorial Day. Military Appreciation Month is all about honoring military members and remembering the sacrifices they have made in their service. […]

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