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Happy 244th Birthday To The United States Navy! "No Higher Honor" Theme for 244th United States Navy Birthday: “No Higher Honor” Key Messages: The service of our WWII shipmates cemented the Navy’s legacy: there is no higher honor than to serve and to do so in harm’s way. Sailors today carry on this legacy of toughness, initiative, integrity, and accountability. Heroism in action takes on many forms. From cyber to submarines, the actions of our Sailors, both past and present, prove there is no higher honor than to serve in the U.S. Navy. Maritime superiority begins with our ethos: We defend ou... read more

Military Families, don't miss the 2019 Military Family Festival--OCTOBER 27TH | 12-4 PM | VIRGINIA BEACH CONVENTION CENTER The mission of the Military Family Festival is to provide our local military families with a day of appreciation and fun. Each October the festival vibrates with an entertaining kid-friendly fall theme and cool activities while our wonderful vendors share lots of Halloween treats. The event welcomes a crowd of thousands eager to have a fun, safe, and wholesome family day focused on their unique culture. Military Family Festival Fun Includes: • Games • Costume Contest • Cr... read more

Halloween is right around the corner. It's a great time of year, full of fun for kiddos and adults. We've compiled a list of Military Discounts you can use to help you save a little extra money this Halloween. Halloween Costumes, Crafts & Decor Halloween Costumes - offers the MB Community a 20% Military Discount off all your Halloween needs. HalloweenCostumes.com is one of the largest costume retailers on the web with tons of costumes for adults and kids. The discount will be applied at checkout automatically. Not valid with other offers or promotions. Michaels Arts & Crafts - Michaels offers... read more

HAPPY 229TH BIRTHDAY U. S. COAST GUARD HISTORY The United States Coast Guard , one of the country's five armed services, is a unique agency of the federal government. We trace our history to 4 August 1790, when the first Congress authorized the construction of ten vessels to enforce tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Known variously through the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as the Revenue Marine and the Revenue Cutter Service, we expanded in size and responsibilities as the nation grew. The service received its present name in 1915 under an act of Congress when the Rev... read more

Calling all Military & First Responder Brides and Grooms-to-be. Check out this awesome opportunity! Share Your Military Love Story and Win a Dream Wedding Experience! Details below. Vera Wang is proud to announce a partnership with Brides Across America Inc., a non-profit organization, which benefits American troops, and transforms their weddings through special events and gifting bridal attire. It is with great appreciation and admiration for their dedicated service that the renowned designer will welcome ten winning military and first responder couples for private appointments at the Vera W... read more