The Atlantic takes a trip back in time to their coverage of our 16th President. From the election to his death and into modern times, take a look back at what was published about Honest Abe.
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The first quarter of this fiscal year shows a decline of 75% in the number of US Marines enrolled in the college assistance program. As reported by Military.com, this could represent a savings in the tens of millions of dollars for the Corps and DOD. Even though officials are hesitant to place blame on the […]
The VA has just released a new online tool to help military personnel and their families calculate their post-911 GI Bill benefits. It also allows you to compare schools, look at graduation and loan statistics, and find out if the school you’re considering is a Yellow Ribbon participant. The tool also has helpful links to […]
It seems like every year, the NFL finds a way to incorporate the troops into the Super Bowl. This year was no exception. From the pregame player “thank yous” to the Budweiser commercial that moved many viewers to tears, the US military had a lot of exposure yesterday. Question for you – do you think […]
Six days a week, athletic trainers from Auburn University work with soldiers at Ft. Benning. Their presence provides many benefits: Decreases the number of injuries through education and prevention Reduces the load on troop medical clinics Helps soldiers to get back on their feet faster The program has been running for 4 years. Read the […]
Are you thinking of retiring or already retired? You’ve put in your time and have expectations… and the new Bipartisan Budget Act is about to wipe all of them away. “The Bipartisan Budget Act, passed on Jan. 15 and slated to take effect in December, caps the annual cost of living adjustment for working-age military […]
It’s clear that PTSD, as a war injury, has finally gained acceptance by the US Government as a treatable condition. Many in the World War 2, Korea and Vietnam generations suffering from such a brain injury were largely written off with “shell-shock”, given a pittance, and promptly forgotten about. Thankfully, we’ve come a long way as […]
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.