A Gold Star Family refers to the immediate relatives of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have lost their lives in service to their country during any period of conflict or war. This designation honors those families for their sacrifice and loss, acknowledging that they bear a unique burden when a loved one dies in military service. The term originated from the custom … [Read more...] about What is a Gold Star Family?
I believe the odds would be in my favor if I were asked to spot a Navy SEAL in a crowded ballroom. Why? He would be the one guy with a swirling air of confidence, an air of not needing to be noticed, and a vertical posture. He would be listening, yet rarely speaking, and confident that he will win no matter the odds. Yes, a Navy SEAL is all those things, but at what … [Read more...] about 12 Character Traits That Navy SEAL Training (BUD/S) Taught Me to Succeed in Life
You've heard whispers of TRICARE for Life, a beacon for retired military folks that promises coverage beyond what Medicare offers. It's as if someone threw you a lifeline just when the seas got rough. This isn't some elusive treasure; it's tangible peace of mind waiting at your fingertips—premium-free insurance that complements Medicare and expands your horizons at home and … [Read more...] about Navigating Your Retirement with TRICARE for Life
Imagine facing a split-second choice between your life and the lives of your comrades. Mike Monsoor, a Navy SEAL, didn't hesitate; he made that choice in Iraq with courage that earned him the Medal of Honor. His story isn't just about one moment and his journey there—tough SEAL training, critical missions, and, ultimately, selfless sacrifice. You'll discover what drove this … [Read more...] about Honoring Mike Monsoor
Let's dive into the world of DJ Shipley, a Navy SEAL whose legacy is as deep and commanding as the ocean he once operated in. You'll get an insider look at his military background, the critical operations defining his career, and his exceptional leadership. But it doesn't stop there. We'll explore how Shipley exemplifies the SEAL ethos through resilience training and … [Read more...] about D.J. Shipley Navy SEAL Legacy Of Valor