Know the Students Children from US military families, also known as “blue star kids”, can have a very mobile upbringing. This can make it difficult for them to make friends and get adjusted to a new learning environment. The faculty and students can make transitioning into a new school much easier by getting to know the students and allowing for a few key … [Read more...] about School Plays an Important Role for the Children of US Military Families
Civilian time is the way we measure time today, but military time was the standard for clock inventions way before there were 12-hour days (around 4000 BC). As such, its accuracy has been tested over centuries. Its invention came about in the early days of clock-making when astronomers created timepieces in the Dark Ages. You may wonder why we're still using such an ancient … [Read more...] about How Was Military Time Created And Why?
There are over 750 US military bases around the world, and that's just the ones that are public knowledge. There might be additional bases that are classified. Either way, that leaves a lot of possibilities for young service members who are deploying for the first time. With so many bases around the world, some of them naturally have more advantages than others. This raises … [Read more...] about The Best 5 US Military Bases In The World
Congratulations Recent Graduates Written by Scott A. Ostrow, USAF (Ret): It’s that time of the year again, thousands of high school seniors turning into high school graduates. This is both an exciting and anxious time for those young adults ready to leave their mark on the world. While many have had to make the tough choices about where they will go from here; perhaps … [Read more...] about Congrats To Recent Graduates And Is The Military A Great Place For Young People Today
The U.S. Army offers a variety of career opportunities to suit your interests and skills. The best jobs in the army will be determined by personal preference, but some roles stand out as being more challenging and rewarding than others. The different job roles within the U.S Army are varied, involving many different responsibilities and duties. Depending on your area of … [Read more...] about The Best Jobs in the United States Army
Active duty military members face unique challenges when it comes to home ownership. These brave men and women risk their lives every day in order to protect the safety of our country, but that doesn’t make it any easier for them to find a home they can call their own. Reduced paychecks, frequent moves, and strict credit standards are just some of the roadblocks that active … [Read more...] about Top 5 Military Home Loans for Active Duty Service Members
The military offers highly competitive pay packages alongside great benefits and lifelong experiences. Although patriotism and a longing to do something bigger than oneself are reasons why people join the military, some join because of the remuneration. The rates are fair and increase over time as personnel become more skilled, serve longer and take up helpful courses. Those … [Read more...] about HIGHEST PAYING JOBS IN THE MILITARY TODAY
The U.S. Army offers a number of benefits designed to support you after your time in service comes to an end. These benefits extend beyond the traditional retirement plan and post-retirement healthcare coverage. In fact, the U.S Army has multiple programs in place that focus on easing veterans back into civilian life and assisting them as they transition from military service … [Read more...] about 5 Legendary Veteran Benefits in the U.S. Army
Memorial Day Weekend. Across this nation, families, and friends are gathering together for picnics. Backyards are turned into a place of laughter and fellowship. People are firing up their grills, making salads, cookies, and pies; setting out tables and chairs in the backyard, placing a radio in the kitchen window, and welcoming those they care about; those that have come to … [Read more...] about This Memorial Day: The Knock On The Door
(Printed by permission and our sincerest gratitude to the Navy SEAL Foundation) Here is the link to the NSF Huddle: NSF Huddle: Broadening Our Knowledge We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to the over 500 community members and supporters who participated in the Navy SEAL Foundation's Whole Warrior Health Huddle: Broadening our Knowledge of Suicide and … [Read more...] about Navy SEAL Foundation “ALL-IN” Addressing Suicide Awareness
Does the United Space need armed forces in space? In December 2019, President Donald Trump created the United States Space Force. However, this new military branch has been met with confusion and sometimes open mockery. The more you learn about the U.S. Space Force, the more you will appreciate it, thus read on. The USSF primary purpose is to reinforce U.S. … [Read more...] about Why Does the US Need a Space Force?
(As Announced DOD News) This year's Military Spouse Appreciation Day is May 6. Traditionally, it is the Friday before Mother's Day, building on the idea that 92% of military spouses are female, C. Eddy Mentzer, associate director of military community support programs for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy, … [Read more...] about Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 6
Understanding military ranks in the US can be tricky, let alone their pay grades. These military ranks are portrayed on a service member’s uniform through symbols like stripes, bars, stars, and chevrons. A service member’s military-leveldetermines their responsibilities and salary. But which rank is the highest, and how much are they paid? Different Military … [Read more...] about What Is the Highest Paying Rank in the US Military?
We’ve seen it from both sides in this conflict: military build-up and aggression, propaganda and censorship. And now the full out invasion (or is that liberation?) of a sovereign state by Russia. The Russian-Ukrainian conflict is characterized by many things. However, we should turn our attention to the leadership (or lack thereof) that made this situation so intractably messy … [Read more...] about With China Warning the World Against Providing Military Aid to Taiwan, Iranian Missile Attack on United States Consulate and Russia Attack on Ukrainian people, the World Desperately Needs Leadership
(Printed Permission From NavySeal.com) With the threat of Russian involvement in Ukraine, South Korea banned its citizens from traveling there in early February. However, that hasn’t stopped some of their citizens from making their way into the active war zone as volunteer soldiers. Most notably, veteran and YouTuber, Ken Rhee, among others, made their way into the country … [Read more...] about Former South Korean SEAL Goes Rogue in Ukraine
There are more than 17 million veterans in America, serving various duties throughout the country – that’s a large portion of our population. While some of those veterans don’t work (by their own choice or not), veterans also make up a large portion of the working community. They fill slots in any number of fields, helping bring much need insight and expertise to all … [Read more...] about The Latest Job Finding Services for Veterans
In the last few months of 2021, more than 160 active military members died by suicide. That staggering number is more than the combined number of military COVID deaths from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. That means, in only a few months, suicide numbers surpassed those lost to COVID for of all of 2020 and most of 2021. More soldiers are succumbing to their mental … [Read more...] about Death by Suicide Greatly Surpasses COVID Deaths Among Military Members
Vacuums in Space Force Yearn to be Filled Space Force is the newest wing of America's armed forces. Presently Space Force needs personnel in a variety of positions. If you're passionate about solving the tough problems of space, if you want to protect and defend life as we know it, and protect that life well into the future, Space Force is looking for you. Still, you are … [Read more...] about How Can I Enlist for US Space Force?
A Realistic Look Collegiate education definitely has value, though that value may have shifted in recent years. If you're convinced you'll be a doctor or a lawyer, it might be good to prioritize college immediately after high school. There are certainly other similar professions. That said, you might be better suited joining the military and thinking about college once … [Read more...] about Should You Enlist in the Military or Go to College First?
USMilitary.com Network is always looking for talented writers with passion and pride for the men and women that serve our great country in the armed forces. Whether you’re a fan, soldier, spouse or anything in between. If you’d like to write a guest post or have a story idea or tip for us, we’d love to hear from you. Here’s what we are looking for: Great … [Read more...] about USMilitary.com Network Searching For Talented Writers
There are very few women in the US military force. That's no secret. Women comprise about 14.4% of the active-duty military force. Currently, there are about 350,000 active servicewomen in the country and 2 million female veterans, the highest number in the country's history. So, which military branch is the most popular for women to enlist? The Most Popular Military … [Read more...] about Which Military Branch Is More Popular for Women to Enlist?