Look for Savings In-Store at your local Defense Commissary Agency with Johnson’s® Head-to-Toe® Baby Cleaning Cloths 6ct. Price effective 10/01/17 – 10/31/17.  These savings can benefit your home budget for your little one.  If you do not have a little one at home, consider getting in on the savings and donating the Johnson’s Head to Toe Baby […]

Purple Heart Day, let’s remember!

On August 7, Purple Heart Day is honored. This holiday encourages people to pay their respects to fallen soldiers, to listen to the stories of soldiers and veterans, and to thank them for their service to the nation.   The Purple Heart was first created on August 7, 1782, by the commander-in-chief of the Continental […]

Memorial Day History Video from the History Channel Memorial Day isn’t about backyard barbeques or getting three days off from work and school!  It isn’t another type of Veteran’s Day either, nor is it an excuse to have a Federal Holiday.  It is about much more than that.  It is about every man and woman who died […]

Travel back to August 31, 1949, Louis Johnson, he was the United States’ Secretary of Defense. It was then that it was announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The event inspired from the Armed Forces Unification under one department for the Department of Defense (DoD). The Departments […]

The American Legion was granted its Federal Charter by Congress on September 16, 1919. However, it wasn’t until September 15, 2009 that the holiday American Legion was proclaimed.  American Legion Day is always on September 16th of each year. The American Legion was originally formed to help Veterans of World War I (WWI) and has since […]

Today August 1st, is US Air Forces Day.  I thought I would share some history, as we recognize the United States Air Force.  As the proud niece of an Air Force retired officer, who started his career while the Air Force was still apart of the Army, I thought it would be neat to see how the Air […]

I am an American citizen, an American Military daughter, wife, mother, niece, sister, cousin, granddaughter, friend and volunteer.  I have been all of these roles during my life.  All of which are different roles, but many come with the same feelings.  The feelings of worry and those of gratitude. We all know that our Military […]

Happy Veterans Day!!

How in the world can we adequately say THANK YOU to each of you!? We are so proud of our Veterans and all that you have done for us! We appreciate you and the time that you have given our great country! America owes you a huge debt of gratitude!! To all of you who have served, […]

Author Interview with Noble Smith

My name is Noble Smith and I come from a long line of veterans (Civil War, WWII, Vietnam). I was actually born on an Air Force base during the Vietnam War and my dad, who did two tours in Vietnam, ended up retiring as a major in the Air Force reserves. I had a grandfather […]