Monthly Archives: August 2018

  1. How to Unplug and Relax This Labor Day Weekend – A Five-Step Guide

    Studies have shown that we’d be more relaxed, would sleep better and be healthier if we could give up our digital addictions. This Labor Day weekend resolve to make an effort to unplug and live life more like the way everyone did 30 years ago. businesswoman six arms in office

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  2. What It Means to Lie in State or Honor

    Members of the public will be able to pay their final respects to Senator and war hero John McCain this week, as he will lie in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, a rare and distinguished honor given to few prominent citizens before him.
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  3. Veteran Vacations: 10 Resorts and Attractions with Military Discounts

    military family reunited Many businesses provide veterans with military discounts and other benefits when they come and shop with them.
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  4. Purple Heart Day: How Small Communities and Big Cities Plan to Honor Wounded Warriors

    purple heart medal General George Washington created Purple Heart Day in 1782 as a badge of military merit for soldiers who had been wounded during “any singularly act of meritorious action.” The soldier would be presented this badge, their name would be inscribed in the “Book of Merit” along with their regiment and they would be publicly recognized for their valor.
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  5. Military Family's Guide to Helping Your Child Adjust to a New School

    happy soldier family reunited Big life transitions are always an intimidating time, particularly for children. Moving to a new state can seem extremely daunting, especially when they feel unprepared. With that move comes a new social setting: new neighborhood, new friends and a new school. For children of active duty military, these transitions can occur quite frequently so parents should be prepared to help them through the process. Read on for a guide on how to help your child adjust to a new school after a move.
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