Blog Posts in "Military Programs"

Looking for Some Free Fun this Summer? The Blue Star Museums Program is back again for 2018! About Blue Star Museums: Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The 2018 Blue Star Museum Lineup has just been announced! Find A Participating Museum Near You ! The list of parti... read more

Busch Gardens Williamsburg & Water Country USA have a long history of supporting the military community. Every year they have offered wonderful military discounts on admission and annual passes. They also offer their Waves of Honor program which offers military personnel and up to three direct dependents one complimentary admission per year to either SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® or Sesame Place®. It was just announced that the military discount offers will be a little bit different this year and I am super excited about this news! What I am most excited about is the new edition of the Military P... read more

U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel M. Young/Released) By Blue Angels Public Affairs The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach. Since 1946, the Blue Angels have performed for nearly 500 million fans. For the past 71 years, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels had the opportunity to represent the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps at cities across America. If you haven't had an opportunity t... read more

MANCHIN APPLAUDS FISHER HOUSE FOR VOLUNTEERING TO COVER EXPENSES FOR FAMILIES OF FALLEN SOLDIERS DURING SHUTDOWN Washington, D.C. – In the event of a government shutdown, the Department of Defense would not be able to pay death gratuities to families of service members killed in combat without additional legislation from Congress. If that happens, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) has worked with the CEO of the Fisher House Foundation, Ken Fisher, to make sure these families are taken care of in their time of greatest need. The Fisher House generously agreed to offer the families an advance ... read more

ARMY & AIR FORCE EXCHANGE SERVICE TEAMS UP WITH COMCAST NBCUNIVERSAL TO PROVIDE U.S. MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS ACCESS TO OLYMPIC STREAMING COVERAGE DALLAS and STAMFORD, Conn. – November 8, 2017 – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and NBC Olympics said today that U.S. service members worldwide would again be able to watch Olympic streaming coverage from their desktop and personal devices when NBCUniversal presents the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, in February 2018. This benefit is provided to current U.S. Military service members, including Navy, Army, Air Force,... read more