Today, February 2, is official Chris Kyle day in the State of Texas! Join host Wes O’Donnell in this…
As with most rookie officers, he was young and ready to save the world from itself. I was winding down my career and looking forward to teaching criminal justice classes within the next year, so working with a new energetic officer who was gung-ho was not on my Christmas list.
This past Saturday, my coworker and I drove to Arlington National Cemetery to participate in Wreaths Across America. On this day, hundreds of volunteers across the country placed 1.2 million Christmas wreaths at military gravesites in over a thousand locations.
If you have been in the service for any length of time, you know that the U.S. Armed Forces has quite an array of plans and perks that one can get. One important one that members are encouraged to participate in is the Thrift Savings Plan.
If there is one day that belongs to all Americans, it is Independence Day. Families, neighbors, communities and the nation can unite in a civil celebration of the freedoms, liberties and opportunities that our great nation affords.
The stress of parenting alone while a spouse is deployed or in training can become overwhelming. I often heard civilian friends tell me, “I wish I had known what to do to help.” As an independent, “I can do it all myself” type of person, I didn’t ask for help when I needed it. But there are ways to easily provide assistance to military spouses. Here are 10 ways to help a military wife this Mother’s Day or any other day during the year.
The Wounded Warrior Project’s board picked Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Fletcher to step in as interim chief operating officer so he would – in the words of the board chairman – “restore trust” in the Jacksonville-based charity.
How does one measure a life? T.S. Eliot’s Prufrock meted out his existence in coffee spoons. Mine, I quantify in luncheon plates.
Aerial Filming took a giant leap forward when a Swedish aerial specialist challenged a US tech firm to build a system that could produce rock-solid images at a speeds of 300+ knots per hour.