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Happy 246th Birthday United States Army Two hundred forty-six years ago, our nation's leaders established the Continental Army. Today, the Army is the strategic landpower of the joint force; called upon to prevent, shape, and win against our adversaries. The U.S. Army's 246th Birthday is June 14, 2021, a day we celebrate the Total Army Force comprised of multi-component Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians and their contributions to national defense. The American Soldier trains, deploys, engages, and destroys enemies of the United States in combat operations as the world's premier la... read more

This post is sponsored by West Marine, all opinions are my own. This post may contain affiliate links which means that we may earn a small commission when you click on some of our links. Summer is here and that means it's time for fun on the water. West Marine has everything you need for your next boating, sailing and fishing adventures. They even have some great outdoor living gear and lifestyle apparel. As a military family, we have been lucky to be stationed in an area with several bodies of water from lakes to rivers to the Atlantic Ocean. It's been awesome! Time on the water has been ver... read more

The USO of Hampton Roads has just launched the USO Experience, a summer-long programwith tons of great events. Formally known as USO Warrior Week, USO Experience is a summer-long experience promoting health and wellness among wounded, ill, and injured service members and bridging the gap between the local civilian and military community through physical activities and adventure. The program aims to bring the military and civilian community together through fun, recreational and social events, like paddle boarding, yoga, and functional fitness events. Military is invited to register and attend... read more

FOR THAT SPECIAL SUPERHERO IN YOUR LIFE Father's Day is a day to celebrate the role that Father's play in children's lives worldwide. Father's Day is celebrated in the United States on the third Sunday in June. This year it falls on June 20, 2021. This Father's Day is the perfect day to show that special Dad in your life how much he is loved. Many families love to honor their Dad with a special day off, gift or fun outing together. MB has put together a curated list of favorites for that special Military Dad in your life including great military discounts to help you save while celebrating. D... read more

You may have heard ofMANSCAPEDfrom their success in landing a deal on Shark Tank with Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner back in 2018. If not,we will fill you in on this new manscaping business and how military can save on their products. WHAT ISMANSCAPED? MANSCAPEDis headquartered in California and specializes in products for below-the-waist grooming and hygiene for men.MANSCAPED sells tools and products such as electric trimmers, razors and skincare products, both individually and in kits. The founders ofMANSCAPED saw a void in the marketwhen it came to hygiene products for men. They took this opp... read more