Military Minute: 4 Smart Insurance Strategies

Take a minute (or two) to watch our newest video! Military members and their families face a lot of insurance choices. Today’s Military Minute, sponsored by Armed Forces Benefit Association, breaks down four types of insurance and offers some useful guidance for you to make good decisions. Learn more!

Female Army Veteran fights poachers in Africa


By Xavier, Tattoodo.com Expecting nothing less from the Army lately; Kinessa Johnson embarks for Africa with a mission to put a halt to poaching. Another tattooed crusader does it again! Kinessa Johnson is a US Army Combat Veteran and Anti-Poaching Advisor for VetPaw in Africa. As we all know, poaching in Africa, among many other countries, has […]

How Military Strategy Can Help Your Career Strategy?


By Chad Storlie, Communities.usaa.com Military strategy is often a convenient proxy to help explain business strategy. For example, sales and marketing campaigns use “Attack” or “Destroy the Competition!”  Military Strategy is often times a good guide for both business strategy and personal career strategy because it can remove the complex emotion that comes from creating a […]

Presidential Bomber? Report Touts B-21 for Air Force One


By James Drew, AviationWeek.com A panel of aerospace and defense analysts has proposed ditching the U.S. Air Force’s Boeing 747-8-based Air Force One in favor of the Northrop Grumman B-21 stealth bomber, or a less-costly militarized Boeing 737 fleet. The group, writing for Wright Williams & Kelly (WWK), a cost management software and consulting company, […]

How to get comfortable with being uncomfortable, according to a Green Beret


7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level. By Chris Dessi, Inc.com I’ve been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn’t getting enough sleep. I wasn’t exercising, and I wasn’t keeping my mind clear with meditation. In […]

‘We Were Soldiers’ hero, Lt. Gen. Hal Moore dies


‘We Were Soldiers’ hero passes; the celebrated life story of a soldier, a leader, a father By Troy Turner, OANOW.com Two weeks ago, a senior commander with the U.S. Army’s 1st Cavalry Division, serving in battle-hardened Afghanistan, sent a letter to Auburn, Alabama. It was addressed to a national hero. “You are a true legend…and […]

Action and Avoidance, Then and Now


By Duane France, MA, NCC, LPCc, LinkedIn Post “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown” ― H.P. Lovecraft Veterans are among the most courageous people that I know. Dauntless. Unstoppable. The Army has established seven core values that all Soldiers should possess: Loyalty, […]

Senior ROTC cadet named as one of the first woman to become a combat arms officer


By Katie Kales, Gonzagabulleting.com Standing at 5 -feet -3 inches, Cadet Quincy Tougher will be one of very few women pioneering male-dominated branches in the Army. Tougher will become second lieutenant to a field artillery unit, post-graduation and commissionship. Tougher will be the second woman from the Gonzaga University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, ROTC, to […]

Conquering your fears according the the US Navy


By Corepirit.com In stressful situations when our life is threatened, we have a very powerful mechanism of protection. It is an automated system within our brain that acts even before we are able to take conscious action. This system has protected us during the millions of years of evolution from predators and imminent danger. Even […]

Coast Guard Honors Those That Prevented a Disaster


HOUSTON, TX (KTRK) — The Coast Guard gathered on Friday to honor several men who prevented a major disaster on the Houston Ship Channel last year. On September 6, a mechanical error caused the Aframax River oil tanker’s engine to suddenly race into full speed as it headed out to sea. The ship hit a […]

Simple Steps to Save Successfully During Military Saves Week 2017


Courtesy of Fleet and Family Service, DCMilitary.com Military Saves Week (February 27 — March 4, 2017) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. Each year, we encourage service members and military families just like yours to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. This Military Saves […]