Tagged: military families

April Is Month Of The Military Child!

During April’s Month of the Military Child, the Defense Department recognizes the support provided by and sacrifices made by military children, said Barbara Thompson, director of DOD’s office of family policy/children and youth. Since 1983, DOD has recognized military children for the support they provide to their families. There are now 1.8 million children in the military system, Thompson said.… Read more

Veteran’s Day Project Aims to Recite Names of All Fallen Soldiers Since the Revolutionary War

Veteran’s Day Event to Honor ALL Fallen Soldiers A group of United States Marines have set their minds to undertaking an ambitious Veteran’s Day project . . . they are recruiting veterans from around the country to read the names of every fallen soldier from the Revolutionary War to the present.  Not just those from Afghanistan; not just those from… Read more

National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 20, 2013

National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 20th, 2013 In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September (Sept. 20th). It honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action, as well as seeking the return of the remains of fallen soldiers. This day was established by an Act… Read more

2013 Memorial Day Discounts, Deals, Specials and Freebies for Active Duty Military, Veterans and Military Families

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: Many wonderful organizations have put together special Memorial Day 2013 “thank you” discounts, freebies, coupons, deals and special saving offers for veterans and active duty military members (in some cases military spouses and military families as well). Do you know of a special offer we are missing?  Email us details and we will… Read more

Frequent Moves, Parental Deployments And Life Transitions… This April Is Month Of The Military Child!

During April’s Month of the Military Child, the Defense Department recognizes the support provided by and sacrifices made by military children, said Barbara Thompson, director of DOD’s office of family policy/children and youth. Since 1983, DOD has recognized military children for the support they provide to their families. There are now 1.8 million children in the military system, Thompson said.… Read more

November Proclaimed "Military Family Month"

The Military Family Month Proclamation reads: “Since our Nation’s earliest days, courageous men and women of all backgrounds and beliefs have banded together to fight for the freedoms we cherish. Behind each of them stands a parent, a sibling, a child, a spouse — proud family members who share the weight of deployment and make profound sacrifices on behalf of… Read more

Veteran’s Day Project Aims to Recite Names of All Fallen Soldiers Since the Revolutionary War

Veteran’s Day Event to Honor ALL Fallen Soldiers A group of United States Marines have set their minds to undertaking an ambitious Veteran’s Day project . . . they are recruiting veterans from around the country to read the names of every fallen soldier from the Revolutionary War to the present.  Not just those from Afghanistan; not just those from… Read more