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Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

Labor Day is a U.S. federal holiday observed on the 1st Monday in Sept, that celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. It was first nationally recognized in 1894 to placate unionists following the Pullman Strike. With the decline in union membership, the holiday is generally viewed as a time for BBQs and the end of summer vacations. Visit… Read more

May 1st, 2017 is Silver Star Service Banner Day

Silver Star Service Banner Day was created by The Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA); a 501(c) tax exempt organization dedicated to honoring and supporting wounded, ill, and injured veterans of all branches of the armed forces of the United States of America. On April 21, 2010, the United States House of Representatives passed H Res. 855, a stand alone resolution,… Read more

Semper Fi! Happy 240th United States Marine Corps!

SEMPER FI! We say a special “thank you” for our brothers and sisters who have and continue to serve in the USMC. Thank you for your service! View businesses owned by Marine Corps veterans View United States Marine Corps (USMC) History View United States Marine Corps Quotes A Tribute To The USMC The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a… Read more

While you’re out barbecuing with family and friends this Labor Day Weekend…

While you’re out barbecuing with family and friends this Labor Day Weekend, please take time to remember our brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces stationed abroad who work tirelessly to keep the United States the land of the free and the home of the brave! Visit Your Military Veterans Discounts for a full list of military… Read more

May 1st, 2015 is Silver Star Service Banner Day

Silver Star Service Banner Day was created by The Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA); a 501(c) tax exempt organization dedicated to honoring and supporting wounded, ill, and injured veterans of all branches of the armed forces of the United States of America. On April 21, 2010, the United States House of Representatives passed H Res. 855, a stand alone resolution,… Read more

November 10th, 2014 The United States Marine Corps Celebrates 239 Years!

We say a special “thank you” for our brothers and sisters who have and continue to serve in the USMC. Thank you for your service! Please be sure to “Follow VOB” on Twitter and “Like VOB” on Facebook for news, updates, events, bids and more. A Tribute To The USMC The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible… Read more

June 27, 2014 Marks PTSD Awareness Day

About PTSD Awareness The National Center for PTSD promotes awareness of PTSD and effective treatments throughout the year. Starting in 2010, Congress named June 27th PTSD Awareness Day (S. Res. 455). Since then, during the month of June, we ask everyone to help us raise PTSD awareness. Following trauma, most people experience stress reactions but many do not develop PTSD. Mental… Read more