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APRIL IS DESIGNATED THE MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD ~A MONTH TO HONOR & CELEBRATE THE SACRIFICES, RESILIENCE AND COURAGE OF OUR MILITARY KIDDOS~ This year will be different than years past with social distancing and virtual learning. But, we can still celebrate our brave and resilient military kids. Learn more about Month of the Military Child below. History of Month of the Military Child (Via U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity ) April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community. Sponsored by... read more

We're excited to announce the opening of registration forOperation Homefront's1st Holiday Meals for Military event of 2020: Cracker Barrel Heat n ‘Serve Easter Family Meal To-Go and Food Lion Meals for Military! Cracker Barrel Meals for Military Cracker Barrel and Operation Homefront are partnering to celebrate military families this Easter by providing 1000 families complimentary Heat n ’Serve Easter Family Meals To-Go at 38 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations. You can find the list of locations here https://www.operationhomefront.org/event/lis t . Note: Meals will be distributed on G... read more

Updated 2020 Career & Educational Support The Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) MSCCN is a is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that focuses onEmployment readiness training programs, Job placement solutions, and No-cost services to all military-affiliated spouses, retired military spouses and caregivers to war wounded heroes. MSCCN provides personalized service to military spouses pursuing meaningful career opportunities. Theirservices also include resume review, professional development courses, mock interviews, and connections to employers. Learn more about MSCCN eMentor ... read more

National Guard Birth Date History via Official National Guard Website We recognize December 13th as the birthday of the National Guard. On this date in 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. Based upon an order of the Massachusetts Bay Colony's General Court, the colony's militia was organized into three permanent regiments to better defend the colony. Today, the descendants of these first regiments - the 181st Infantry , the 182nd Infantry , the 101st Field Artillery , and the 101st Engineer Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard – sha... read more

images courtesy of http://pearlharbor75thanniversary.com The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). The attack led to the United States' entry into World War II. The attack lasted 110 minutes, from 7:55 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. A total of 2,335 U.S. servicemen were killed and 1,143 were wounded. Sixty-eight civilians were also killed and 35 were wounded. To all the brave soldiers that were a part of Peal Harbor WE WILL NEVER... read more