Blog Posts in "Military News"

Free tax software and support available for military and family members By Lisa Ferdinando | DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON -- With the tax season upon us, service members and their families can access free tax-filing software and consultations to help them navigate the task of submitting their annual taxes. Military members and their families can visit the Military OneSource website or call 1-800-342-9647 for the no-cost MilTax software, said Erika Slaton, a program analyst with Military OneSource. The Defense Department recognizes military members and their families have unique... read more

Navy Medicine Launches New Mobile App for Sailors, Marines, Families From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) -- Navy Medicine announced the launch of a new enterprise-wide mobile app for Sailors, Marines, and their families, Feb. 6. The app provides users with access to military treatment facility locations, leadership information, Department of Defense hotlines, Relay Health, and links to Navy Medicine social media and other health resources. "Every day we leverage mobile technology for a greater portion of the things we need and want to do; our S... 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

2015 Round-Up on Top Blog Posts and Military News Stories on MilitaryBridge.com (1) Disney Announces Special Prices On Tickets & Rooms In 2016 For U.S. Military Disney Parks is saluting U.S. military personnel in 2016 by offering special ticket and room prices. See the post (2) Microsoft-Microsoft has had a long history of supporting the military community! Our post on their new 2016 Microsoft Office Military Discount Program did quite well since it is such a fantastic deal for the military community. Here is the post information in case you missed it: The New 2016 Microsoft Office is HERE wi... read more

HAPPY 239TH BIRTHDAY TO THE NATIONAL GUARD History of The National Guard: We recognize December 13th as the birthday of the National Guard. On this date in 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. Based upon an order of the Massachusetts Bay Colony's General Court, the colony's militia was organized into three permanent regiments to better defend the colony. Today, the descendants of these first regiments - the 181st Infantry , the 182nd Infantry , the 101st Field Artillery , and the 101st Engineer Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard –... read more