The Bridge

The way one man lived his life has inspired thousands to be a better person, to include me. I had known a little bit about Pat Tillman's story but what I didn't know was the back story. I recently watched the documentary "A Football Life: In memory of Pat Tillman". I was so moved by the person Pat was, what he stood for and how he lived his life.This man was the epitome of a true Patriot giving up millions playing in the NFL to serve our country as an Army Ranger following 9-11. "Sports embodied many of the qualities I deem meaningful," he said in 2002. "However, these last few years, and esp... read more

How to Stay Connected toMilitaryCultureAfter EAS (End of Active Service) It will come as little surprise that military and civilian cultures differ greatly. While the American military culture reflects the broader American culture, it also has developed its own ways of getting things done, which do not easily translate into civilian life. Like all strong cultural influences, the military culture becomes part of each member’s identity, especially when they serve a long and honorable career. Staying connected with military culture after the End of Active Service (EAS) can be a challenge. While ... read more

Military Family Day at MOCA WHEN: SAT, JAN 20 from 10AM-1PM FREE http://www.virginiamoca.org Active and non-active duty military and their families are invited to spend the day at MOCA. Visit our Studio School for drop-in art making activities. Join a family conversations tour, play detective in a gallery scavenger hunt, and experience the interactive ARTlab. Create, explore, enjoy art, and most important, have fun together! ABOUT MOCA The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MOCA) Exhibitions and Education Department works collectively to generate signature exhibitions and related educatio... read more

AMEX Waives Annual Fees For Active Duty Military Members & Spouses On All Their Credit Cards----Most Importantly Their Exclusive Platinum Card® Offering Huge Perks! Did you know that American Express Waives the Annual Fee on All their Credit Cards for Military Members and their spouses? This is true for all their credit cards but it is most valuable on The Platinum Card® from American Express, this card has a ton of amazing perks with a whopping annual fee of $550. Below we are going to highlight how you go about getting the AMEX annual fee waived and the benefits of The Platinum Card®. AMEX ... read more

Hanes Brands are showing their support of the military community by offering an everyday military discount off your online purchase. Shop your favorites and get an additional 10% off your purchase at the following stores online: Hanes.com is Saluting Service Members with an Additional 10% off!Shop America's first name in comfort with clothing for the whole family. Find shirts, underwear, socks and more! ChampionUSA.com Is Saluting Service Members With An Additional 10% Military Discount Off Your Purchase.Get inspired and check out our selection of athletic apparel, sportswear, and more at the... read more