As the holidays are approaching and you have many things on your mind. Take the time to say thank you to a veteran. The holidays can be especially hard for those who have served for our country. Try one of these ten things below and make a veteran’s day a little brighter.
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The holidays can be tough when your loved one is deployed, especially when it is a parent or a spouse. Here are some activities to help make deployment easier.
The Marine Corps has a long and rich history. From winning the first battle on foreign soil to introducing some of the first female teams on the front lines, the Marine Corps has made many strides in how our military works.
Throughout history the National Guard has helped the U.S. overseas and in times of crisis at home. There have been many famous people to serve in the National Guard that you might not have known. Their achievements out of the military overshadowed their military roles.
On Sept. 18, 1947, the U.S. Air Force was born as an independent service equal to both the Navy and Army. However, the Air Force had a long history before that date and even more after. Here are some parts you need to know about the history of the Air Force:
People with disabilities are considered the world’s largest minority. Approximately 15 percent of the world’s population, or one in seven people, has a disability. People with disabilities face a number of challenges on a daily basis, including physical barriers, societal attitudes, discrimination and restrictive policies.
We have had many war heroes throughout history that helped shape the way America is today. Some heroes we know well and others might have been over looked. All soldiers deserve to have their story told.
Though women have played a role in wars throughout history, it is only recently that women in the military were granted the same rights as men. Whether it meant serving as a nurse, helping away from the battlefield, taking up men’s jobs during war time or even, in some cases, disguising themselves as men to fight in wars, women worked for a long time to have their war efforts recognized and validated.
When we think of Thanksgiving, most of us know about the Mayflower and sitting down for a big feast. However, throughout the years the traditions have changed.
A family caregiver is someone who provides emotional or physical care for a disabled or elderly loved one at home. Many caregivers are family members who care for injured or disabled veterans as well. Anyone who’s a family caregiver knows how important their work is for their loved ones. During National Family Caregivers Month in November, we’re reminded to honor and support caregivers who spend much of their time and energy giving back to others.