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Frequent Moves, Parental Deployments And Life Transitions... This April Is Month Of The Military Child!

This April Is Month Of The Military Child!

During April’s Month of the Military Child, the Defense Department recognizes the support provided by and sacrifices made by military children, said Barbara Thompson, director of DOD’s office of family policy/children and youth. Since 1983, DOD has recognized military children for the support they provide to their families. There are now 1.8 million children in the military system, Thompson said.… Read more
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Arizona Wounded Warrior to Receive New Custom Home

Arizona Wounded Warrior to Receive New Custom Remodeled Home Jared Allen’s Homes 4 Wounded Warriors Project (JAH4WW) has announced the recipient of their next custom built home. Sergeant First Class Cory Remsburg, of Arizona, will be handed the keys to his new remodeled home built specifically for his unique needs in Mid-March, 2015. Peak One Builders (A Proud Veteran Owned… Read more

June 28, 2014: Remembering Operation Red Wings (June 28, 2005)

A brief history of Operation Red Wings: On June 28, 2005, deep behind enemy lines east of Asadabad in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan, a very committed four-man Navy SEAL team was conducting a reconnaissance mission at the unforgiving altitude of approximately 10,000 feet. The SEALs, Lt. Michael Murphy, Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class (SEAL) Danny Dietz, Sonar Technician 2nd Class… Read more

April Is Month Of The Military Child!

During April’s Month of the Military Child, the Defense Department recognizes the support provided by and sacrifices made by military children, said Barbara Thompson, director of DOD’s office of family policy/children and youth. Since 1983, DOD has recognized military children for the support they provide to their families. There are now 1.8 million children in the military system, Thompson said.… Read more

Senator Schumer Calls On VA And Corporate America To Spread Awareness About Veterans’ Benefits

SCHUMER: NEARLY 6,000 VETS LIVE IN HERKIMER COUNTY BUT MANY DON’T UTILIZE PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO THEM – FEDS FAIL TO LET LOCALITIES KNOW VETS ARE RETURNING HOME & THEN VETS CAN’T BE NOTIFIED OF AVAILABLE TAX BREAKS With More Young Vets Returning Home From Iraq & Afghanistan, It’s Time for the Feds to Ensure That Vets Use Local… Read more

Veteran’s Day Project Aims to Recite Names of All Fallen Soldiers Since the Revolutionary War

Veteran’s Day Event to Honor ALL Fallen Soldiers A group of United States Marines have set their minds to undertaking an ambitious Veteran’s Day project . . . they are recruiting veterans from around the country to read the names of every fallen soldier from the Revolutionary War to the present.  Not just those from Afghanistan; not just those from… Read more

NEVER FORGOTTEN: June 28, 2013: Remembering Operation Red Wings 8 Years Later (June 28, 2005)

Operation Red Wings Observance (June 28, 2005) A brief history of Operation Red Wings: On June 28, 2005, deep behind enemy lines east of Asadabad in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan, a very committed four-man Navy SEAL team was conducting a reconnaissance mission at the unforgiving altitude of approximately 10,000 feet. The SEALs, Lt. Michael Murphy, Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class… Read more