Why does our military get such a bum rap in the news, where all we read about are homeless veterans, veteran suicides and how much our veterans’ hospitals have let us down? Our military is the most professional organization on Earth, and we do not give them credit for how good they really are in … Continue reading Our Country Should Be Proud of Its Military
Death of Honor
This month is full of celebrations honoring our military. May 1 is Loyalty Day, which started in the 1920s to counter the rise of communism. [...] May 8 is V-E Day (Victory-in-Europe Day), which commemorates the end of fighting in Europe during World War II. Military Spouse Day is also on May 8 this year, … Continue reading Death of Honor
The Homeless Need More Than Blankets
In this land of plenty and this land of opportunity, [more than] 600,000 Americans experience homelessness on any given night, [including] 138,000 [...] under the age of 18. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, the national rate of homeless persons is 19 [in every] 10,000 people, with the highest [rate] in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading The Homeless Need More Than Blankets
Why Fight for Our Country?
Earlier this year, Stars and Stripes, the independent newspaper to the military community, reported [that among] male veterans under [the age of] 30, [the suicide rate has increased by] 44%—[in other words, an average of] 22 veterans [...] take [his or her] own lives [every day]. Reasons for the increase could be the pressures of … Continue reading Why Fight for Our Country?
May No Soldier Go Unloved
This is the slogan used by the nonprofit, volunteer-led organization Soldiers Angels, [which assists] families of veterans and veterans deployed, wounded and moving back into society. These volunteers are mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters of soldiers, as well as regular Americans who know the sacrifices our military makes to keep all of us safe. For … Continue reading May No Soldier Go Unloved
DollarDays Joins Forces with Military Family Network to Help Soldiers’ Families, Returning Vets
DollarDays announced today that the premier Internet-based product wholesaler to small businesses and local distributors has partnered with the Military Family Network, a marketing firm specializing in communications with the military community, to bring a multifaceted support program for service members and families in the United States, as well as for veterans returning home from … Continue reading DollarDays Joins Forces with Military Family Network to Help Soldiers’ Families, Returning Vets