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.

Bill Shaffir24 days ago
10 Things to Know When Dating a Veteran
So, you just met the person of your dreams and now you’re faced with the reality of dating a veteran of the US military. Don’t fret. It can be one of the most worthwhile experiences of your life. Many...
Getting Lost...
I’m not sure whether it was the mini-movie marathon, the introspective sounds of the late, great Fela Kuti, or a combination of the two, but I recently realized that I had suppressed some memories fro...
Chantell Schulza month ago
Silver Lining of War
War, war is such a destructive event. Sadly, this world has to encounter it so often. I can hardly think it's so loud. Mortars and cannons fire left and right. My friends, who were once beside me, are...
Alan Russell2 months ago
R212178—Russell
Closing up my late Dad’s home has involved sorting through piles and piles of paperwork. There were folders of bank statements, tax returns, utility bills and letters. All of the bureaucratic detritus...
Haylee Hadaway3 months ago
Military Wife Veteran
Being in the Navy was mentally, physically, emotionally draining. It also was very rewarding and gave me a sense of pride. No one can take away or credit themselves for my accomplishments. I worked my...
10 Things You Should Never Say to a Veteran
In the United States, there are over two million military services members including active and reserve forces, but there are more than twenty million living veterans, with the oldest among them havin...
L. Rose Sargeant4 months ago
Vibrance from Life
Joyful, Vibrance, Brilliant intelligence. Found only in the deepest Wells and recesses of the Unified perspective. A mindful soul. Seeking out the greatest and highly cherished memories; a task that m...
Morgan E. Westling4 months ago
Jobs for Military Veterans Without Degrees
Finding jobs for military veterans without degrees may seem like a difficult task, but there are many jobs available for veterans transitioning back to civilian life without a bachelor’s degree out th...
Buddy Brown5 months ago
Online Jobs for Disabled Veterans in 2018
You worked hard to join the Armed Forces, and did all the rough stuff of basic training. You fought valiantly to defend the country you cared for and loved so much. Unfortunately, something happened w...
Donald Gray5 months ago
Best Careers for Veterans in 2018
One thing to know about careers for veterans in 2018 is that it is one of the best times, historically, for veterans of the Armed Forces to find employment. There are a few reasons for this. The first...
Veteran Family Benefits You Should Know About
If you are someone who counts on veteran family benefits, you should pay close attention to the current political atmosphere and make sure you're aware of any changes made to the options available to ...
Joshua Samuel Zook6 months ago
Best Jobs for Disabled Veterans
Joining the military is an exciting and respectful way for young men and women to build their careers through job training and military service. For active duty members who become disabled during trai...
Rich Monetti7 months ago
Rain or Shine, Somers Celebrates Memorial Day
On Monday afternoon, Somers again remembered the fallen in its annual Memorial Day Parade. A lack of compliance from above did not dampen spirits either and making due was no bother for those in atten...
Sarah Phillips8 months ago
We Will Remember Them, Wherever We May Be
As I write this from a sunny but cool London morning in my office, Kiwis in my hometown of Wellington will be starting their night-time routines after what I imagine was a welcome day off work to reme...
Kathleen McGreal9 months ago
A Speck of Hope
With all of the women speaking out and telling their stories I’m inspired to reach others with mine. If my story can give just a speck of hope to another person - man, woman, adult or child, please ta...
Stephen Cleary9 months ago
Tips for Managing Transition Stress for Service Members
Stress can be crippling; and it can easily capture veterans who are transitioning back into civilian life after serving their country. Managing transition stress is overwhelming, due to the entirely n...
Rachel Blanchard9 months ago
7 Assumptions Female Veterans Hate
Veterans in general are amazing individuals who risked their lives serving our country and believing in our freedom. Going out there into battle and facing horrifying events, all veterans should defin...
Rowan Marley10 months ago
Best Resources for Veterans Returning Home
War is hell. We all know this, but no one knows it better than a veteran who has seen it personally. Those who have done their patriotic duty and are now returning home often end up feeling a new type...