Military forces have used canines in combat as early as 600 B.C. when the Alyattes of Lydia used dogs against the Cimmerians. The earliest recordings of employing dogs in the military date back to ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, and even Attila the Hun. Clearly, Military Working Dogs (MWDs) have long had a key role in […]
Whether you’re a veteran, have a loved one who is a veteran, or you’re just interested in finding a veterans’ charity organization you can trust, there are lots of great nonprofit groups available. Veterans’ organizations can be a place to seek refuge, help, and support for family members. When you give to a charity, or […]
“Vetrepreneurship” is taking the private sector in the U.S. by storm. In fact, there are more than 2.52 million businesses in the United States that are majority-owned by veterans. That’s a whopping 9.1% percent of businesses in the U.S., which accounted for 1.14 trillion dollars’ worth of revenue in 2018 and 5.03 million jobs. Anyone […]
On April 23, 2019, the U.S. Air Force announced new regulations for Operational Camouflage Pattern (OCP) patches. If you or another Airman you know are concerned about the recent changes, consult your local chain of command for clarification on how these new regulations will affect your current U.S. Air Force patches.
Receiving a medal for your service in the military is not always automatic. In many cases, military service members have to apply to receive their medals, or to replace lost or damaged medals. Family members may also be curious as to what kind of awards and distinguishments their veterans have received, and if their veterans […]