In an effort to “build esprit de corps and facilitate team building,” Air Force uniform regulations have been updated to allow air crew to wear morale patches on Fridays and on special occasions. Morale shirts are also now allowed under ABUs and flight suits on Fridays. Other changes include Reflective belts during PT are no […]
In his famous “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. proclaimed, “We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead.” With respect for his dream, we remember him today. Watch the speech below.
Tax time is almost upon us! If you’ve PCS’d in the past year, it’s time to start thinking about tax deductible PCS expenses that you can use to save money. Moving yourself and your family can be a very stressful time. Due to the nature of the job, changing duty stations becomes an expected inevitability. […]
Plans to upgrade the Army’s capabilities are slowly disintegrating, according to an article in Forbes. Cancelled projects since the release of the modernization plan 8 months ago? A bigger, better troop transport (can you say keep squeezing into the Bradley?), a more agile scout helicopter, a new communications network, an air defense system, new armored […]
Servicemembers who have chosen to make the military their life’s primary career choice, seeing it through to retirement, often have the ability to receive retirement benefits significantly earlier than their civilian counterparts, giving them the chance to better enjoy their retirement. The decision of when to retire from the military can be a simple one […]
“The best boots for kicking ass,” screams the sketch by Dan Vuono, a sales associate at the Ft. Riley USP store and medically retired infantryman. He was inspired by the rugged look and materials that make up the Garmont T8 combat boot. Dan’s day to day tasks at the store include stocking, cleaning, and helping […]
Camo seems like a simple thing – but every branch has their own idea of how to blend in. From desert to woodland, arctic to ocean, the military works hard to keep our guys undercover. Don’t look too closely, though – you might find a few logos hidden in the pixels. Speaking of pixels – […]