Tagged: Military Veterans

The Evil Smiley Veteran’s Day Run

The Evil Smiley Veteran’s Day Run Saturday Nov 9th is the perfect way to celebrate and remember those who have served our country. As of this date, it is one of the largest Veteran’s Day runs in the midwest. It is our privilege to be able top take the torch from Jared Bane who started this event in 2013, in… Read more
Honorably Discharged Veterans Can Now Shop Online At The Exchange!

Honorably Discharged Veterans Can Now Shop Online At The Exchange!

As of November 11th, 2017 (Veterans Day) the DoD’s program to offer honorably discharged veterans the lifelong online military exchange shopping benefit is now effective. (scroll down to see a list of FAQs) Welcome Home, Veterans! The Exchange—the Department of Defenseʼs oldest and largest military retailer—is honored to serve all honorably discharged Veterans with a lifelong online military exchange shopping… Read more

May 12th, 2017 is Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

As we mark Military Spouse Appreciation Day, we reaffirm our steadfast commitment to supporting and honoring the husbands, wives, and loved ones of our Nation’s service members. At the heart of our Armed Forces, service members’ spouses keep our military families on track. They balance family life, military life, and their careers all while supporting other military families and giving… Read more

May 6th, 2016 is Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

As we mark Military Spouse Appreciation Day, we reaffirm our steadfast commitment to supporting and honoring the husbands, wives, and loved ones of our Nation’s service members. At the heart of our Armed Forces, service members’ spouses keep our military families on track.  They balance family life, military life, and their careers all while supporting other military families and giving back to their… Read more

USDA Helps Military Veterans Answer the Question, “What’s Next?”

Each year, nearly 200,000 servicemen and women separate from active duty in the United States military.  According to the Department of Defense, this results in approximately 1,300 new veterans and their families returning to civilian life every single day, numbers that are expected to increase in the coming years. While many returning troops have plans and objectives upon their return home,… Read more
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Letting Veterans know how much we appreciate their service!

What Will You Do? Our Veterans put everything on the line to protect our freedom. We may never be able to repay them for their sacrifice, but we can show them just how much we appreciate all that they’ve done. Everyone can do something to let Veterans know how much we appreciate their service. Visit www.volunteer.va.gov. What will you do?… Read more