Benefits and Programs for Female Veterans

Benefits and Programs for Female Veterans

Over the years, more and more women have enlisted in the military. However, even though women make up 15% of active duty, women are still underrepresented when it comes to benefits. Within a decade the number of women veterans is expected to double in size. To ensure...
5 Ways to Give Back to a Veteran This Holiday Season

5 Ways to Give Back to a Veteran This Holiday Season

The holiday season presents a great opportunity for us to give back to those in need. One group of individuals that is more than deserving of a lending hand is the men and women who have served in the United States military. To bring the holiday spirit to a veteran...
Hurricane Florence Causes the VA to Struggle

Hurricane Florence Causes the VA to Struggle

Hurricane Florence has impacted many people throughout out the state of North Carolina. A group of veterans, many of them sick and disabled, began a return to the VA Medical Center in Hampton, Virginia on September 17th. The veterans were evacuated from the Medical...
Remembering Vietnam: Vietnam’s Most Decorated Unit

Remembering Vietnam: Vietnam’s Most Decorated Unit

In the history of military warfare, there are thousands of memorable battles that illustrate the incredible courage and determination of the human spirit, especially when faced with overwhelming odds. One such example is the Vietnam War’s Battle of Hill 488 and...
Memorial Day: Why is it Important?

Memorial Day: Why is it Important?

We often forget why Memorial Day is so important. Sure, there are parties to attend and cookouts to be had. The real reason for the day gets left behind so often that we can sometimes find ourselves asking “what exactly is Memorial Day?” In the modern era, Memorial...