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National Military Brats Day - April 30th

Celebrities Who Are Military Brats

Today, April 30th, is #NationalMilitaryBratDay!  Today we pay tribute to the often overlooked sacrifices of the children of active duty military personnel.  Imagine never having a home for more than a few years at a time! Imagine being shuffled from location to location and school to school for (sometimes) your entire childhood… having to establish new friendship, join new sports… Read more
National Military Appreciation Month

Share Your National Military Appreciation Month/Armed Forces Day Special Offer

Does Your Business Offer Military Discounts? We are working on our Annual National Military Appreciation Month/Armed Forces Day Discounts and Freebies list specifically for active duty military and/or military families. We are calling on members and supporters who have a special offer for National Military Appreciation Month (or year-round) to send VOB your special offer (discount, coupon, freebie, special, etc.). … Read more
Armed Forces | National Military Appreciation Month | May 2021

National Military Appreciation Month | May 2021

National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), as designated by Congress, provides a period encompassing both the history and recognition of our armed services with an in-depth look at the diversity of its individuals and achievements. It allows Americans to educate each generation on the historical impact of our military through the participation of the community with those who serve encouraging patriotism… Read more
FEMA Covid-19 Funeral Expense Reimbursement Program

Details on FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Expense Reimbursement Program

VA’s National Cemetery Scheduling Office and VA national cemeteries have received many calls from family members and funeral homes asking how they can apply for the Funeral Expense Reimbursement Program that covers funeral expenses when a loved one’s death was related to COVID-19. This new program, which began on April 12, 2021, is run entirely by the Federal Emergency Management Agency… Read more
T-Mobile Military Casting Call

Casting Call: T Mobile Print Campaign – seeking military couples and vets who currently live in the Kansas City area

T Mobile Print Campaign – seeking military couples and vets who currently live in Kansas City (or a few hours driving distance). Main couples will earn $3K for their time and the images. Kids or secondary family members used will earn $1K. The shoot will be one day next week or the following in front of talent’s home! If talent’s… Read more
Veteran Owned Business Nonprofit Member

Check Out These VOB Nonprofit Members Who Help Support Our Military Community

Check out this extensive list of Nonprofit Organizations who provide support for veterans, active duty military, homeless veterans, military families, service dogs and more! Animals and Pets, Annual Veterans and Military Events, Business Resource Centers (BRC), Civic Organizations and Associations, Clubs, Groups and Associations, Donation Services For Veterans, Education and Training, Family Services, Foundations, FREE Services for Veteran Business Owners,… Read more