Vietnam Memorial “The Moving Wall” Coming to County College of Morris
VFW Post 7333 of Randolph brings the traveling tribute, the Vietnam Memorial “The Moving Wall,” to County College of Morris July 7 – 11. Residents from Morris County and beyond will have the opportunity to experience the poignancy and meaning associated with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial when The Moving Wall, a half-size replica, comes to County College of Morris (CCM) this July at the initiative of VFW Post 7333 of Randolph.
US Marine Turned Entrepreneur Advisor - “How I Grew Multiple Businesses to 7 Figures”
Marshall Terrin is not your average US Marine. After serving in Ramadi, Iraq in 2007, he returned to the United States. He had a natural affinity for entrepreneurship and started in the specialty retail industry. By 26, he owned his first 7 figure business located in Kansas and North Carolina. Currently, he has helped grow 5 companies to break the 7 figure mark.
Military clinic offers caregiver programs to women veterans
Women combat veterans who find themselves in caregiver roles have the opportunity to attend a psychotherapy group where they can connect with others in similar roles–normalizing their experiences.
1,200 Have Volunteered for Florida’s State Guard – Gov. DeSantis Invites More To Apply, Especially Ex-Military Personnel
The force will be led by a former Marine Lt. Colonel. Following the announcement on June 15 that Florida's State Guard has been reinstated, Governor Ron DeSantis has invited more Floridians to apply to join the force.
Governor Ron DeSantis Unveils Florida State Guard – A Private Civilian Military Force Under His Control
Governor Ron DeSantis on June 15Twitter of GovRonDeSantis. At the end of December 2021, Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis announced his intention to reinstate Florida's State Guard - a private civilian military force of up to 400 volunteers that would sit under his control and which would be funded to the tune of $3.5 million.
Consumer Bureau Report Shows Impact of Faulty Credit Reporting on Military Families
Report reveals financial harms caused by failures of credit bureaus. A report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) exposed the financial harms to military families caused by faulty credit reporting.
Opinion: Controversies of Violent Video Games
Are Violent Video Games a Prerequisite to Violence or an Instrument of Military Recruitment To Inflict Lawful Violence. The modern human seems to be fascinated with violence. Human Pandemonium has riddled every aspect of our lives, from screenplays to virtual games. Every once in a while, I ask myself why we enjoy watching horror movies and playing games in which we hunt imaginary enemies and imitate bloodshed?
The Truth Behind Quint’s Story of the USS Indianapolis in “Jaws”
The tale told by the beleaguered seaman was true. The sinking of the military ship and subsequent shark attacks of survivors really did happen. But how much was embellished for the film?
Camp Hale Now a Colorado Ghost Town
Camp Hale was at one time Colorado's WWII 10th Mountain Training Camp. The once thriving Army training camp is now just a few ruins, fountains, pipes, and dirt streets that make up where the blocks and buildings once stood. Come with us as we take you on a ground and aerial tour of this once bustling training camp for the 10th Mountain.
Army Veteran Para-Athlete Takes Home Gold in Desert Challenge Wheelchair Event
Brian BigCountry Conwell Celebrating His WinConwell Family Archive. Army veteran Brian "Big Country" Conwell recently participated in the 2022 Desert Challenge Games in Mesa, Arizona. The Desert Challenge games brought over 300 competitors from 12 countries to compete in a variety of events such as archery, swimming and track and field. Hosted by Arizona Disabled Sports, this event is open to competitors with developmental or physical disabilities. The event takes place in Mesa, Arizona.
Army Basic Combat Training: A Fort Benning experience.
Eagle Tower - Fort Benning, GA(U.S. Army - Vince Little) In 2015, I was heading to the airport with a big yellow envelope full of paperwork and a ticket that said Atlanta. I was running for Fort Benning – Georgia – for Basic Combat Training. Little did I know that ten days after arriving, I was going to jump out of a 40-foot wall called "Eagle Tower." Also, Drill Sergeant Eckhart would teach me how to confront my fears and brutally force me to jump the wall.
PulteGroup's "Built to Honor" program gifts Texas army vet his family’s dream home
Thank You For Your Service PhotoPhoto by Shopify Partners from Burst. “Our company’s Built to Honor program, that began in 2011 with a single home donated by our Dallas division, has grown into a national program through which we have now awarded 75 homes to deserving veterans and their families,” said PulteGroup President and CEO Ryan Marshall.
Florida Proves It’s “The Most Military Friendly State in the Nation” As Governor DeSantis Signs Six New Bills Into Law
Opportunities for active military, veterans and their families. Gov. Ron Desantis on June 9Twitter of GovRonDesantis. On June 9, Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis made the bold claim that the state is "the most military-friendly state in the nation" and proved it by signing six separate bills into law that are intended to aid active and past servicemen and women, and their families.
Fayetteville State University to host 'boot camp' for veterans to succeed in college
Fayetteville State UniversityFayetteville State University. Fayetteville State University will be partnering with the nonprofit Warrior-Scholar Project to help local veterans succeed in higher education. This new partnership will make FSU the first historically black university to host a WSP academic boot camp.
Adm. Linda Fagan becomes first woman to lead U.S. Coast Guard
“The trailblazing career of Admiral Fagan shows young people entering the services, we mean what we say: There are no doors — no doors — closed to women,” President Biden told guests at Coast Guard headquarters.
[DRONE VIDEO] Flags for Heroes Project at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Shelton, CT
SHELTON, CT - The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club is running the Flags for Heroes Project down at Veteran’s Memorial Park this May 28th through June 14th. They have lined the walkway with over 200 American Flags that have a medallion with the name of a ‘hero’ on it ranging from military veteran, 1st responder, doctor, nurse, or any other submitted profession. There will be a ceremony on the Riverwalk on June 11th at 11am. Music by Scott Buckley (Stars In Her Skies) <a href="www.scottbuckley.com.au">www.scottbuckley.com.au</a>
A short history lesson on the forgotten meaning of Memorial Day
For many, Memorial Day is simply a day off from work or school. But do you know the real meaning and history behind our national Memorial Day holiday? Read on to find out. Cascoly/Canva Pro license.
The Hyundai Air & Sea Show Memorial Day Celebration on Miami Beach brings National Spotlight to Heroes’ Stories
This Memorial Day Weekend the nation will witness the true meaning of this holiday weekend with the return of the Hyundai Air & Sea Show on May 28-29, 2022, this event elevated the standard and looks to shine a national spotlight from across the country onto the shores of Miami Beach.
Volunteer's Needed This Saturday To Help Place Flags at the Riverside National Cemetery.
Every year thousands of volunteer join together to help place an American flag at every gravestone in the Riverside National Cemetery. This Saturday they will place almost 250,000 flags with volunteers help. Ceremony will start at 8am and flag placement will start at 8:30am. Hope to see you Saturday. Thank you to all our military for your sacrifice.