Blog Posts in "Military News"

Best Cities for Veteran Homebuyers in 2017 Transitioning servicemembers face many challenges as they integrate back into civilian life. One of the first obstacles any military member must overcome is finding a place to call home. Veterans United Home Loans , one of the largest VA lenders, put together a list of the top 10 cities for veteran homebuyers to live in the U.S. Their study compared 100 of the most populated U.S. cities across three dimensions: military culture and services, economic wellness and livability. Of the 18 variables included, each was weighted based on its importance to V... read more

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephane Belcher, Navy Medicine East Public Affairs March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Navy Medicine East staff and its health care facilities across the eastern hemisphere are encouraging the Navy and Marine Corps family to "Think Ahead: Be Safe. Know the signs. Get help," the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center theme for 2017. "Traumatic brain injuries can happen to anyone, so it's especially important we think ahead when it comes to the prevention of brain injuries -- whether driving your kids to school, enjoying ... read more

Image: Official U.S. Navy file photo of Official U.S. Navy file photo of movers delivering household goods on Ford Island, Pearl Harbor. Story bySuzanna Brugler, Naval Supply Systems Command Global Logistics Support, Deputy, Office of Corporate Communications SAN DIEGO (NNS) - - Naval Supply Systems Command Global Logistics Support (NAVSUP GLS) Household Goods (HHG) added 15 more webinars to its series of live, interactive webinars that assist Sailors and their families in facilitating military moves, March 10. The total number of webinars offered since Jan. 10 is 65, up from the original 50 ... read more

NATIONAL K9 VETERANS DAY March 13th recognizes National K9 Veterans Day. A lot of things changed after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Oil, leather and rubber were rationed. Men were drafted. Women rolled up their sleeves and built war supplies. And dogs were called to duty. During the first world war, the United States took notice of the European use of canines as sentries, message carriers and several other functions. Dogs for Defense was a program initiated by a private citizen by the name of Mrs. Alene Erlanger. Along with the American Kennel Club and a handful of breeders, the group... read more