veteran

It's imperative to look up to and learn from army veterans; only then can we truly understand the sacrifices made by men and women in uniform.

Adrian Scott11 days ago
Simple Ways Veterans with PTSD Can Get Help
There are plenty of ways veterans with PTSD can get help, and starting anywhere is a start to be proud of. Coping with such an invasive disorder such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is draining, lif...
Shamus Roan16 days ago
Unsung Heroes
Rain came down in sheets, soaking everything it could at this time of year it was not expected. My colleague and I were working the front desk when a familiar face popped in, drenched but smiling. The...
Natasha Santos17 days ago
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Joining the Army
Five things I wish I knew before joining the army:
Asia Ja month ago
We're Letting You Go!
Generally, when you enter the military you plan on making it your career. For some that enter, it means we enter as a child and leave as a more mature adult. When I look back on my time as a committed...
Kira Mariea month ago
US Veterans
We all celebrate the Fourth of July, Veteran's Day, even Memorial Day. We like to say thank you to a gentleman or woman we see on the street displaying veteran status, or to express our appreciation t...
Ashley Bonea month ago
20 Per Day
The other day I asked in a Veteran's group on Facebook, "Why do you think so many vets suffer from depression? Even those that did not deploy?" and the response I got was overwhelming.After reading ev...
Tim Lawson2 months ago
What Is This Journey?
I wish I could think of something quick whited to say here. I wish I could tell you exactly how this journey will go, or what direction I want to take. To be honest though, if you are reading somethin...
Charles Uahinui 2 months ago
A Shattered Soul
To all of those who have served in the United States Marine Corps. Semper Fidelis! Also to Reisae, Becky and Kathy for the overwhelming support and dedication. Throughout our lives at one point or ano...
Andie Colombel2 months ago
The Misuse & Abuse of Military Tribute
The US military has evolved greatly since its inception in 1776 and with that evolution, so has the civilian support of it. The past thirty years have seen an increase in programs and events for retur...
Megan Roche2 months ago
Why Celebrating Veteran's Day Is Important... Everyday
If you are like me, you have veterans in your family, you know someone who is currently serving, or you have youngsters in your life who have decided to enlist in the armed forces instead of going to college. I've been lucky enough to gain a stepdad who has taught me the importance of serving your country. In 1991, my stepdad was in the US Navy, serving aboard USS Wisconsin or BB64. He was a Quartermaster. He drove the boat. He literally had a license to drive a war vessel. Now BB64 is a museum ...
Heinz Weverink3 months ago
A Little Red Flower
When Dad came back from Viet Nam we were stationed in PA at a now long gone Air Force base (Olmsted closed in 1969). There were many things about him that were different, but it was something that we ...
Donald Gray3 months ago
Most Important Things for Veterans to Know About GI Benefits
Those who served for our country missed out on a lot of the education that they should be gaining knowledge from. That's where the Forever GI Bill comes into play. Also known as the Harry W. Colmery V...
Donald Gray3 months ago
Best And Worst States For Military Retirees
When you're retiring out of the military there's a lot of work to be done in connection with your personal life. Deciding on marriage, your girlfriend should know what becoming a military wife truly e...
Joseph Farley4 months ago
Best Jobs for Veterans
Getting out of the military can be a jarring experience for many of our servicemen and women. Returning to civilian life can be hard enough, and while these brave men and women are trying to get their...
Cato Conroy5 months ago
What Is Veterans Day?
Veterans Day isn't exactly one of the most easily-remembered holidays in the American calendar. Most people don't even remember what day it is, or what we're supposed to remember about it, aside from ...
Phoebe Manley5 months ago
Calm Before the Storm
"At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we shall remember them." From her seated position on the bench, Jenna had a fantastic view of Alexander Gardens in front of her. Situated in the cent...
Igor Goldkind5 months ago
This Is Mike Ryan
This is Mike Ryan. Let me introduce you: Mike Ryan startled me outside of Albertsons from a dark corner when he asked me for a cigarette. I had stopped to roll myself one and hadn't noticed Mike sitti...
Kourtney S. Jelks5 months ago
The Real Faces of Disabled Veterans in America
When people think about disabled veterans they assume you're speaking about old men in their 70’s who were in World War II or Vietnam, but in today's society, millennials are the new faces of the vete...