Tagged: Texas

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

Central Florida Military Family Appreciation Day Scheduled For June 1st, 2013

Col. Macrander invites all wing members & their Family  to the…. Family Appreciation Day On Sat, June 1st (UTA) 11am-5pm Appreciation Party & Display Chevron  Park Local Supporters:  Florida Beer Company, Top 3, and Avet Project Inc. ————————————————————- This Veteran Owned Business Event Public Service Announcement (PSA) was brought to you by Veteran Owned Business. Veteran Owned Business is in no… Read more

The 1st Annual Family Fun Day on Sunday June 2nd, 2013

Come out & meet Andy Amadillo visiting from Texas Roadhouse !!! To Benefit The Wounded Warriors Fund !!! Bounce House * Food & Games *Prizes *Face Painting Host by: The American Legion   Date: Sunday, June 2,2013 Time: 1:00 pm-to-5:00 pm   Location: 2817 Carson St. Haltom City TX 76117  —————————– This Veteran Owned Business Event Public Service Announcement (PSA) was brought… Read more

Florida Ranks 3rd For Most Businesses Owned By Military Veterans But 39th In Percentages

According to a report, from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, the Sunshine State has 176,727 veteran owned businesses with revenue of $61.9 billion.  Nationally, veterans own 2.45 million businesses and employ about six million workers. This accounts for about 9 percent of America’s total businesses. California and Texas surpassed Florida as the states with the most veteran-owned businesses. … Read more

Several States Now Offer or Require Military Status on Veteran’s Driver’s Licenses

While a DD214 still remains the bonafide document for proof of military service, Oklahoma, Connecticut and several states have either recently passed or are in the process of passing laws requiring veterans identification on state issued ID cards in order for veterans to pursue benefits. In Connecticut military veterans may now apply to have their status marked on a driver’s… Read more

Salvation Army Provides Thanksgiving Dinners to Veterans Around The USA

Across the country, the Salvation Army has taken the lead to ensure veterans in most communities are treated to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.  Here are some of the upcoming events: Bangor, Maine The Salvation Army Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen’s Thanksgiving meal will  be held at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20, at 65 S. Park Street in Bangor.  Guests will… Read more

Military Voter Protection Project Names 15 States to "All Star Team"

WASHINGTON – The Military Voter Protection (MVP) Project has praised 15 states for their leadership in promoting and protecting the voting rights of America’s military service members and their families. As part of the MVP Project’s 2012 Heroes Vote Initiative, 15 states have been named as All-Star states for their extraordinary efforts. “These states are led by a tremendous group… Read more