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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE USO~ 76 YEARS OF MILITARY SUPPORT! Today, February 4th, 2017 The United Service Organization Celebrates 76 Years Of Military Support. We are so grateful for THE USOand volunteers for all the ways in which they support and uplift the spirits of the Military Community both at home and overseas. Thank you for all you do USO~ 76 Years of Military Support and still going strong. THE USO Mission The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. For over 75 years, the USO has bee... read more

National Freedom Day, February 1, 2017 Today we reflect onour American freedoms and honor all those who protect and defend them. Today is designated as # NationalFreedomDay ! The first day of February is also the kick off of # blackhistorymonth . HISTORY: National Freedom Day is a United States observance on February 1 honoring the signing by Abraham Lincoln of a joint House and Senate resolution that later became the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution . President Lincoln signed the Amendment outlawing slavery on February 1, 1865, although it was not ratified by the states until later. M... read more

Wreaths Across America retirement 2017 Press Release: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY · MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017 Wreaths Across America retirement is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, beginning at approximately 8:45 a.m., in Arlington National Cemetery. All cemetery gates will open at 8 a.m. The cemetery will be closed to vehicle traffic until 3 p.m. ANC Tours, Arlington’s interpretative bus tour, will not operate this day. This is a walking event . Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring refillable water bottles. Sign-up and pre-registration is NOT required. ... read more

April is Month Of The Military Child! I love that we have a whole month dedicated to honoring our brave military children. Military Kids are courageous, resilient, and sacrifice so much. I also love that there are so many fantastic programs and non-profits now available for our military children. Below is a list of 25 different opportunities for your military kiddos that you may not have known about. Please help pass this post along to other military families so more and more families can be aware of some of the great programs out there for our brave Military Children. Military Programs & Non... read more

The 2017 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year program by Military Spouse is now OPEN! Americans are invited to nominate deserving military spouses for prestigious award. 2017 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® PRESS RELEASE: PITTSBURGH (January 2, 2017)—Military Spouse Magazine opened nominations today for the 2017 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year®(MSOY). Now celebrating its tenth year, the award program honors military spouses from all branches of the Armed Forces and all ranks. All Americans are urged to nominate deserving military spouses in... read more