National Airborne Day

National Airborne Day, August 16th, is a day of celebration for the accomplishments, bravery, and service of the Army parachute tradition. In 2001, President George W. Bush proclaimed this date to be the annual day to respect airborne activity in honor of the Airborne Rangers. Then following in 2009 the Senate made full recognition of […]

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Five Ways Exercise Can Aid Veterans Post-Deployment

The impacts of military deployments on a service member’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health can be impactful, especially when they return home. During deployments, lasting 6-12 months, the demands of the combat environment are challenging as Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen face dangerous situations, experience sleep deprivation, and oftentimes take on not […]

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Military Service On Display: 6 Military Décor Ideas for Grandpa’s Nursing Home

To ensure that the process runs as smoothly as possible, it’s important that you create an environment that’s familiar, warm, and inviting for your grandparent on moving day. For veterans, that means covering the walls with extra-special items and replicas from your grandparent’s time in the service. Displaying military decorations and photos reminds older adults […]

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