May 8, 2016
8 Interesting Facts About V-E Day And The End Of WWII

May 8 marks the anniversary Victory in Europe Day, or V-E Day. In 1945, the Nazis officially surrendered on May 8, bringing an end to WWII. This year is the 71st anniversary of V-E Day. Today we may only remember people celebrating in the streets as the end of the war was announced, but there's […]

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May 5, 2016
Days Of Remembrance Of The Victims Of The Holocaust

From 1933 to 1945, more than 11 million people were killed in concentration camps under Adolf Hitler's rule. Six million of these people were Jews, but anyone else who resisted the Nazis or didn't fit into Hitler's view of a superior race, including Gypsies, homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses and people with disabilities, was persecuted as well. […]

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May 1, 2016
Interesting Facts You Probably Didn't Know Loyalty Day

Loyalty Day may not be as well-known as our country's other patriotic holidays, but it's just as worthy of celebration. May 1st has always been a significant date for celebration, but many may not know its roots. May 1 was originally an ancient pagan holiday that many people still celebrate today as May Day. In […]

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April 22, 2016
Help Veterans And The Environment With A Car Donation On Earth Day

There are plenty of ways to celebrate Earth Day on April 22. Whether you're cleaning up a roadside, recycling something new, or simply learning more about the environment, you can make a difference! One of the easiest ways things you can do today is donate your car to Vehicles For Veterans. Not only does your […]

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April 15, 2016
Get Ready For Tax Day On April 18

Every so often, April 15 lands on a weekend and the IRS gives us a few extra days to get our taxes done. With the 15th being on a Friday this year, the deadline for your 2015 taxes has been pushed to Monday, April 18. If you haven't done your taxes yet, this weekend is […]

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April 11, 2016
How To Help Veterans During National Volunteer Week

Men and women sacrifice family time, personal safety, wellness, education, employment opportunities and so much more when they sign up for the military. Days such as Veteran's Day and Memorial Day call attention to veterans' service, but it's important to understand these sacrifices and keep them in mind throughout the year because war should not […]

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April 8, 2016
Learn About Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

While testicular cancer doesn't get talked about as much as other forms of cancer, it should be. Although it accounts for only 1 percent of cancer cases in men, among those aged 15-35, it's the most common form of cancer. Each year, approximately 8,500 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer – which works out to […]

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April 1, 2016
Celebrate Children Of The Military In April

It may seem like being a kid is all fun and games, with hanging out with friends, extra-curricular activities and going to school. But the reality is, it's not that easy. If you have a parent – or parents – that are service members, it can be even more challenging. Having a parents in the […]

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April 1, 2016
How To Stay Aware During Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. This is an important time for veterans and their families to reflect on how much alcohol they are consuming. Another important factor in alcohol usage is why it’s being consumed. If you or the veteran who is close to you drink in order to cope with emotional or physical pain, […]

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March 31, 2016
April Is Counseling Awareness Month

Being in the military can create a lot of stress for service members and their families. Deployments, as well as the time before and after a deployment, can cause service members and their families to feel sad, irritable, or distressed. Even after leaving the military, veterans and their families often continue to struggle. Veterans who […]

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