Veterans

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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Volunteers Helping Veterans – Who’s making the News?

volunteers helping veterans

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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5 Veteran Owned Craft Breweries Worth Saluting

Veteran Owned Craft Breweries

The Brewers Association reported that in 2015 there were over 4,000 active breweries.1 From all available reports, that is the most breweries in the United States since the 1870s! You don’t have to look far in those thousands of beer producers to find veteran owned craft breweries. And trust us, you’ll be glad when you…

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Memorial Day Facts You Need to Know Now

Memorial Day Facts

Hold everything. We know you are anxious to get to those Memorial Day sales, fire up the grill, and begin the festivities. But somewhere in the back of your mind we hope you know that this holiday is not about festivities…it is about sacrifice. Our Memorial Day facts should bring that to light and put…

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