Veterans

Teaching Veterans to Grow Cannabis to Provide Them with Free Medicine

Teaching Veterans to Grow Cannabis

I’ve been evaluating the idea of providing free cannabis to veterans for several months. I believe our veterans can benefit greatly from medical marijuana, but the problem is getting them access to the medicine. This is where teaching veterans to grow cannabis is a great solution. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a…

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The Veteran Affairs Stance on Medical Marijuana

The Veteran Affairs Stance on Medical Marijuana

If you’re a Veteran, like me, you probably feel as if you should have a choice in your treatment and medicine. You are old enough to die for your country at 18 years old, you’re old enough to vote, and by 21 years of age, you’re able to legally consume alcohol. I don’t have to tell you…

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Veterans Before Refugees. The Narrative Hurts Us All.

Veterans Before Refugees

I proudly support the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and I’m honored to have served my country. I love the United States of America and am thankful for the freedoms I enjoy. But I’m disappointed with our country right now, as well as some Veterans in the military community. Veterans Before Refugees. The past…

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30 Qualities of Military Veterans that Make Them Amazing

qualities of military veterans

Veterans are awesome. It’s that simple. The remarkable qualities of military veterans are many…and you won’t always find them in your everyday civilian. Once members of the military transition to civilian life, they bring all the awesome traits of their service with them. Let’s take a look at them. 30 Great Qualities of Military Veterans They get up…

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The Truth About Military Veterans

Truth About Military Veterans

It’s a rare instance when I can’t find the words to express my thoughts. But this has been my problem for days as I reflect on the challenges our veterans are facing. How do you discuss the truth about military veterans when the nation might be struggling to trust us? It saddens me to learn two…

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Military to Civilian Transition – 5 Tips Your CO Didn’t Tell You

Military to Civilian Transition Tips

Being in the military is tough, demanding, and challenging. But the regimented lifestyle and mental and physical battle scars can make the military to civilian transition strenuous in itself. It appears to be more prevalent with veterans who were active in the post 9/11 era although every era has its share of difficulty. According to…

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Volunteers Helping Veterans – Who’s making the News?

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics1, in 2015 21.8 percent of men and 27.8 percent of women in the United States did volunteer work. Although statistics are not available, you can bet that a good portion of those are volunteers helping veterans. Which Volunteers Helping Veterans are Making the News? Alaska Volunteers Rebuild USAF…

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