Military Minute: How To Thank A Veteran

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2016 Military Family Lifestyle Survey (Infographic)


Blue Star Families recently released the results of their 2016 Military Family Lifestyle Survey 66% of Military Families indicating they are not always able to find the childcare they need. 61% of active duty service members and 59% of military spouses cite military pay and benefits as a top concern in 2016 Stress/ Worry Uptempo […]

Military spouse receives full scholarship


By Pamme Boutselis Like many moms, Jaymee McClain sometimes feels torn between what she wants to accomplish and the inherent obligations that come with being a parent of young children. Couple that with her role as a military spouse that faces periods on her own with her daughters, Emma, 1, and Maycee, 5, and the time […]

Soldiers continue to stand guard at the Tomb of the Unkowns through snow storm


As the East Coast Grinds to a Halt Over Snow, These Soldiers Stand Guard Over America’s Fallen By Josh Billinson, Independent Journal Review For all Americans who have served their country or understand the sacrifice and dedication of those who have, Arlington National Cemetery is hallowed ground. More than 400,000 American servicemen and women who laid […]

North Korea threatening attack on US forces


North Korea Threatens ‘Merciless’ Attacks on US Forces By David Gilbert, Vice.com The ominous statement comes as tensions on the Korean peninsula continue to rise—with some experts speculating that dictator Kim Jong Un is not simply testing out missiles, but is preparing for possible nuclear war. The US military confirmed Tuesday it will deploy drones capable of carrying […]

What civilians do not understand about military sexual harassment


One Marine veteran explains why she’s not surprised by the Corps’ recent nude photo sharing scandal By Teresa Fazio, Rolling Stone One of the first things I learned in the Marines was that my male colleagues could easily blend in as one of the guys. My junior enlisted “devil dogs” traded jokey insults and shoved […]

Military brass promise change in response to nude photo scandal


By Emma Loop, Buzz Feed WASHINGTON — Top military brass promised senators on Tuesday they would do more to eliminate a culture of misogyny in the armed services in light of the recent online nude photo scandal plaguing its ranks, calling it a “cancer” that threatens their “core values.” “Discovery and investigation these past several […]

How crazy-expensive have fighter jets gotten? This chart shows how.


This Chart Explains How Crazy-Expensive Fighter Jets Have Gotten. On average, tactical aircraft cost more than twice as much as their predecessors. By Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics A new report by a Washington D.C.-based think tank confirms a widely held suspicion: on average, a new U.S. tactical aircraft costs up to two and a half times […]

Bill would expand care for Vietnam veterans suffering from Agent Orange exposure


By Susan Crabtree, Washington Examiner Fifteen years ago, the Veterans Affairs Department decided to exclude certain Navy veterans from receiving healthcare treatment related to Agent Orange, a ruling that Sen. Steve Daines is trying to change. In 1991, Congress passed a law requiring the VA to provide coverage to Vietnam veterans with illnesses that the […]

5 Ways to Get Your Family Moving


by Rebecca Alwine Spring has sprung and military families around the world are bursting out of their houses, ready to embrace the season. Here in Southern Arizona spring brings winds and the heat gradually increases as we edge towards summer. My friends on the East Coast look forward to longer days, warmer temperatures, and the decreasing chance of […]

Is SEAL Team 6 is training for a decapitation strike against North Korean regime?


SEAL Team 6 is reportedly training for a decapitation strike against North Korea’s Kim regime By Alex Lockie, Business Insider The annual Foal Eagle military drills between the US and South Korea will include some heavy hitters this year — the Navy SEAL team that took out Osama bin Laden, Army Special Forces, and F-35s […]