We have all heard about Silver Star Families, an organization for our wounded and ill Military Service Members. You may also be familiar with the Silver Star Banner or Flag.  (click on Silver Star Families above in red to be linked to the complete history of the organization). Recently was the official day of which we honor our […]

Many of us like to thank a service member for their time dedicated to our country, but today we recognize a specific branch of our US Military. We are excited to share this special day with you! April 23 is the day that the US Army Reserves celebrates its birthday! Created in 1908 by Congress, the […]

Happy Birthday to the Air Force Reserve!

The Air Force Reserve was formally established on April 14, 1948, and the Air Force reservists have served proudly and with great distinction ever since. Since President Harry S. Truman called for the establishment of the Air Force Reserve in 1948, it has been a vital part of the nation’s defense. Its mission is to provide […]

I was born and raised by a father who was an Active Duty Soldier in the Army as well as by my mother; both my parents set a great example for me, especially since I ended having my own Military Family when I grew up. I have been with my husband, an Active Duty Soldier for over 15 years and […]

Were you aware that our Military Vietnam War Veterans had their very own holiday?  I wasn’t until recently.  I can’t believe that I didn’t know about this since it was made a holiday via Presidential Proclamation in 2012 that March 29th would be Vietnam Veterans Day by the current president at that time, Barack Obama. I […]

Dress swap or exchange for ball gown season!

My husband is so last minute with plans sometimes it can be an INCONVENIENCE! Like when he called me and told me we were going to the ball and it was 2 weeks away. UGH!! Two weeks away is a decent time to find everything you need to go to a ball if you live […]

Joy Bright Hancock, also known as Joy Bright was born May of 1898.  She joined the United States Navy after graduating college in 1918.  Joy became an Officer. She was one of the first women to hold a regular commission in the United States Military.  Joy worked for the United States Navy at a variety of duty stations; […]

When preparing for a deployment as a Service Member, you pretty much have your Military Chain of Command running you through a check list for things to have completed before you deploy.  What about a preparation check list for those left behind to handle things?  Whether you are a Family Member taking care of things […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Today is the day that some of his have been waiting for..HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY. Some people think of this day and completely relate it to Ireland, partying, drinking and green. While ALL the things above mentioned are true, here are some more facts about St. Patrick’s Day. Today is a cultural and religious celebration, […]

Happy K-9 Veterans Day!

Today is K-9 Veterans Day, please make sure you support our working dogs! This day was established to honor the canine heroes that have risked their lives. This day is also the official birthday of the US Army K-9 Corps, which was established in 1942. I absolutely think the military working dogs are the greatest, […]