Military Life

US Navy Birthday: The US Navy Celebrates 247 Years in 2022

“Anchors Aweigh, my boys, Anchors Aweigh. Farewell to college joys, we sail at break of day-ay-ay-ay. Through our last night on shore, drink to the foam, Until we meet once more. Here’s wishing you a happy voyage home.” On October 13th, 2022, the US Navy will celebrate its 247th birthday! According to Statista, as of… Read more »

US Army Birthday

US Army Birthday: The Army Turns 247 in 2022

The US Army Turns 247 in 2022 “First to fight for the right, and to build the Nation’s might, and The Army Goes Rolling Along, Proud of all we have done, Fighting till the battle’s won, and the Army Goes Rolling Along.” On June 14th, 2022, the US Army will celebrate its 247th birthday! According… Read more »

Free Commissary Service

CLICK2GO: Use this Commissary Service for Free for a Limited Time

The Commissary CLICK2GO service is waiving its service fee for a limited time. The CLICK2GO service allows you to pick out your grocery items online, place an order, then pick up your groceries curbside using your military ID. Learn more about the CLICK2GO service.

Month of The Military Child

April: Celebrate the Month of the Military Child

April is the Month of the Military Child! Back in 1986, the Defense Secretary established April as the Month of the Military Child and the military community has celebrated it ever since. 

deployment life skills

3 MORE Life Skills You Need for Deployment!

No matter how many deployments an individual has taken part in, there is still something new and possibly challenging that tends to pop up from time to time. Below you will find 3 more life skills that you may need to make your deployment easier.

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3 Life Skills You Need For Deployment

Ah, deployments, one of the most celebrated times in a veteran’s career. For many service members, deployments are a chance to flex and utilize the military’s skillsets through hours of instruction and repetitive practice. However, as effective as the military is in preparing personnel for their jobs or mission, specific gaps, usually not covered by military training, can appear based on the deployment’s nature and location. These gaps typically involve the use of life skills to solve correctly.

On This Date: 4th of July History

The History of the 4th of July

Beyond the fireworks, barbeques and spending time with friends and family, Independence Day is arguably the most important holiday in United States history. Everyone knows the story of our founding fathers writing up the Declaration of Independence and claiming their independence from Great Britain as a free nation. However, that is a fraction of the… Read more »