The Marine Corps is older than the country itself. With its founding date on Nov. 10, 1775, the Marine Corps was almost a year old when the United States declared independence. Like any other birthday, the Marine Corps birthday is a time of celebration. For some, it is a time to look back fondly on the days in Okinawa, Parris Island or Camp Pendleton. For others, it is a time to remember fallen siblings in arms. For many, looking back to the day they received their Eagle, Globe and Anchor is how they celebrate. To help you celebrate the Marine Corps Birthday, here are some random facts about this branch of the Military:
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There are many simple ways you can give back to veterans. With there being veteran organizations in each state it is easy to volunteer or give to support veterans.
November is National Military Family Appreciation Month. This month of conscious celebration focuses on honoring the selfless sacrifices and commitment performed by American veterans and the burden their families carry. There are a number of little ways that you can show appreciation to military families in your community like thanking them when you see them. Here are three big little things you can do to show your appreciation for military personnel and their families:
Have you ever seen the acronym R.E.D. and wondered what it stood for? R.E.D. stands for Remember Everyone Deployed. This campaign was created to remind people of the heroes that are overseas and a way for people to show their support.
When you have an unwanted car or its time to upgrade, your options are limitless. The decision of whether to sell, trade in your car or put in in long term storage is never easy. Selling your car to another buyer is often a long and stressful process. Trading it in can be a huge disappointment if you find it won’t help pay for your new car that much after all.
Since today is Day of the Deployed, it’s the perfect time to think about sending care packages, greeting cards and warm wishes to those deployed and stationed overseas. The holidays may seem like a long way off, but they’re almost around the corner when you take Post Office mailing deadlines into account.
As October is coming to an end here is a fun event that you can do with the whole family. Golfing For Homeless Veterans is an event that is taking place at TopGolf in The Colony, Texas.
Physical therapy is the treatment of a medical condition or injury using massage, exercise, heat treatments, stretching and other physical methods rather than surgery or drugs. Physical therapists work out of hospitals, schools, private practices, nursing homes, VA clinics and other locations.
From the late 1700s to the 1880s, the “Old Navy” fought bravely for the U.S. despite often being outnumbered. The Navy became world’s largest naval fleet in the early 1900s. This came as a result of the nation’s efforts to modernize the Navy starting in 1882. You can learn more about the “Old Navy” here, and read on to learn more about the “New Navy.”
This timeline of events outlines the history of the modern Navy:
October has many fun activities such as corn mazes, pumpkin carving contests and of course Halloween. It is also Agent Orange Awareness Month. Many people who served in Vietnam are facing the after effects of Agent Orange/dioxin. New studies show that Agent Orange might potentially affect offspring and future generations. Below you will find facts and interesting information that you will want to know and be aware of.