Blog Posts by Military Bridge

HAPPY 231st BIRTHDAY U. S. COAST GUARD HISTORY The United States Coast Guard , one of the country's five armed services, is a unique agency of the federal government. We trace our history to 4 August 1790, when the first Congress authorized the construction of ten vessels to enforce tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Known variously through the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as the Revenue Marine and the Revenue Cutter Service, we expanded in size and responsibilities as the nation grew. The service received its present name in 1915 under an act of Congress when the Rev... read more

We have great news! Bier Fest at Busch Gardens Williamsburg is back in 2021 with more than 100 craft beers on tap plus live music! Enjoy the fun every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from July 30-September 6th, 2021! THRILLS ARE ON TAP AT BUSCH GARDENS BIER FEST Busch Gardens® Bier Fest is back, bringing over 200 years of Oktoberfest traditions to life among all your favorite coasters and attractions. Raise a glass with over 100+ brews tapped throughout the park. Relax and soak in the final weeks of summer in the ALL-NEW Biergarten Reserve with live entertainment, specialty brews and beer-infused... read more

Great news! The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has partnered with Comcast NBCUniversal toprovide active-duty military members, veterans and their families an opportunity to stream the Tokyo Summer Olympics for free. Check out how you can watch the highly anticipated games below! Story by Chris Ward Army & Air Force Exchange Service HQ JULY 8, 2021 – The Exchange and Comcast NBCUniversal announced today that U.S. service members and honorably discharged Veterans worldwide will be able to stream NBCUniversal’s extensive coverage of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games from their personal d... read more

This is such an amazing program! Below are the details from Operation Homefront: Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2021 Back-to-School Brigade events! Operation Homefront is honored to be able to provide school supplies to our military families and help in any way that they can. Please note that this event is for DEERS enrolled military dependent children only who will be in Kindergarten through 12th grade for the 2021-2022 school year. If you do not have a MyOH ( My Operation Homefront ) profile, you will need to create one before you can register for the event. Be sure to fill out the event ... read more

*MB participates in affiliate programs therefore we may receive a small commission when you make purchases from our affiliate links, helping us continue to bring you awesome deals! Under Armour has a long history of military support through their generous military discount program and veteran-themed clothing line. If your family is like mine, we are loaded with UA gear from athletic shorts to FREEDOMgraphic shirts to golf clothing. We love Under Armour for their strong commitment to the military community, quality clothing and affordable pricing through their military discount program. If you... read more