(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
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
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
World War I is known at the time as The Great War. It officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour … [Read more...] about What Does Veteran’s Day Mean To You?