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Saying Thank You! May 8th is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. While there might not be in person get togethers and big celebrations this year due to the pandemic, I look forward to the day where these celebrations are reinstated, and we can be together again. My military spouse friends are the ones...
Is it possible for you to come help me with this situation? I got so many people that don't help or just can not stand me. I would really appreciate it if you could. If not get someone to take care of it? Please I need loves.Your MOO MOO
The Washington Post ran an article today quoting “the American Prospect reported that the bank took $3400 in payments from the family of a disabled veteran to offset an existing debt.”Is that true?Wr. Larry
April is Month of the Military Child. It’s a time to celebrate and recognize the strength and sacrifices of military children across the globe. Especially in this time of uncertainty, when many military parents are on the front lines of this crisis actively supporting our national response to COVID-...
I still have the long, green overcoat I took with me when I left the army in 1969. Anyone have an idea of how I could dispose of it? I'm 75 years old and looking for homes for things I don't need to hold onto.
I have been a USAA member since around 1969. I have had an Eagle Rewards card for many years. The annual fee is now $49 which was posted on my December statement. I decided to switch to a card with no fee so I opened a new USAA credit card and closed the old rewards card. After 2 phone calls, many h...
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What better way to spread love this Valentine’s day, than taking an opportunity to appreciate and acknowledge Veterans? My daughters Kindergarten class is busy making handmade valentines for veterans in our local community and it led me to find these efforts as well: 104-year-old World War II vetera...
This weekend we’ll be thinking of those deployed and watching the Super Bowl on AFN. Where is the most unique location you watched the big game? On board ship? At a remote location in Afghanistan? Maybe it was at an airport USO? Let us know in the comments. You can follow the #SalutetoService activi...
Returning Warriors: Dealing with the Perils of Civilian Roadways: A shared experience that I hear from my friends who are in the military is that there is always a bit of an adjustment period for getting back into a normal routine when coming back home from a deployment. And depending on the environ...