The Fisher House Foundation: A Home Away from Home contributed by Liz Zaczek, Senior Staff Writer As we quickly approach the Memorial Day weekend, the weekend where we remember and honor our country’s heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country and protecting our freedom, past and present. Our nation’s fallen service […]
In honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day here are some links to some creative and relevant blogs written by and for military spouses.
VA direct and VA-backed Veterans home loans can help Veterans, service members, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners (and build, improve, or refinance a home).
According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, anywhere between 11% to 12% of veterans who served in Iraq suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, while 15% of Vietnam veterans suffer from PTSD. While the rate at which veterans are diagnosed differs based on when and where they served time, it’s no secret that veterans and […]
Reflections on the Value of Being Military Friendly Contributed by Alan Rohlfing What does the term “military friendly” even mean? It wasn’t really a thing in the 80s. Not in the 90s, either. I seem to recall that it all started 10 or 15 years ago, this effort by organizations to be known as […]
The Veterans Service Organization Contributed by Alan Rohlfing The Veterans Service Organization has long been a part of the American landscape. For many of us, the groups that fall in this particular category have been recognized as cornerstones in our communities for decades. We grew up in their halls, going to all-you-can-eat pancake breakfasts […]
Veterans’ Preference in the Job Search Contributed by Alan Rohlfing If you’re part of the Military community and you’ve spent any time at all looking for a job, you’re probably at least vaguely familiar with the term “Veterans’ Preference.” For most of us, though, that’s the extent of it…we have a vague familiarity with […]
Healing from Injury: Using CBD to Promote Recovery Contributed by Kris Baydalla-Galasso Science is continually improving – and those scientific improvements bring about better treatment methods and plans for everyone, including our injured soldiers and veterans. As the saying goes, “knowledge is power,” and there have been significant advances in pain management and […]