Tagged: Afghanistan

Frequent Moves, Parental Deployments And Life Transitions… 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

2013 Mostly Bluegrass Marathon Jam Session For Our Troops

2013 MARATHON JAM SESSION FOR OUR TROOPS … The WNGJ (Wednesday Night Garage Jammers) will hold their 4th Annual “Mostly Bluegrass” Marathon Jam on Saturday Feb 23rd 2013, from noon till midnight, at the American Legion Post 276, 8068 Quarterfield Rd, Severn MD 21144. This is a 12 hour marathon jam session to benefit Fisher House Foundation. This Jam Session… 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

We proudly welcome Disabled Veterans SCUBA Project

Veteran Owned Business is proud to welcome Disabled Veterans SCUBA Project of Los Alamitos, California (Los Angeles County CA) to the Veteran Owned Business Directory Nonprofit Section. Disabled Veterans SCUBA Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit of unpaid volunteers that provides Basic Open Water SCUBA Certification for veterans with a disability including (but not limited to) TBI, PTSD/PTSI, Paralysis (paraplegic, quadriplegic) amputee (1… Read more

June 28, 2012: Remembering Operation Red Wings 7 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

2012 Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies for Active Duty Military, Veterans and Military Families

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: Many wonderful organizations have put together special “thank you” offerings for veterans and active duty military members (in some cases their respective families as well). Do you know of a special offer we are missing?  Email us details and we will be sure to add it or call us toll free at: (877)… Read more

SBA Helps Veterans Start, Grow and Expand Small Businesses

Attention Veteran Business Owners: WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Entrepreneurship Boot Camp for Disabled Veterans Expands to Eighth School With thousands of service men and women returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. Small Business Administration is welcoming them home with programs and initiatives to help them start, grow and expand their businesses. “Around Veterans… Read more