Military shoppers can sip, rip and win at their local Army & Air Force Exchange Service Subway restaurants—to the tune of $2 million. In honor of the Exchange’s 125 years of serving the military community, Subway will feature peel-and-win game pieces on cups at participating Exchange locations. Prizes in the “Sip. Rip. Ultimate Trip.” sweepstakes include dream vacations, shopping sprees, gift cards and more. “What better way to celebrate the Exchange’s anniversary than by giving away great prizes to our deserving service members, retirees and their families?” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. ... read more
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Veterans Receive A Free Flu Vaccine through Walgreens or Local VA health care facility until March 31,2020 (image courtesy of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs) With flu season kicking off, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Walgreens are making it easier than ever to protect Veterans against the Flu. Veterans who are currently enrolled in the VA Health Care System can visit their local Walgreens' 9,600 locations or their local VA health care facility to receive a FREE flu shot from now until March 31, 2020. As stated by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs : VA and Walgreens are... read more
NATIONAL K9 VETERANS DAY March 13th recognizes National K9 Veterans Day. A lot of things changed after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Oil, leather and rubber were rationed. Men were drafted. Women rolled up their sleeves and built war supplies. And dogs were called to duty. During the first world war, the United States took notice of the European use of canines as sentries, message carriers and several other functions. Dogs for Defense was a program initiated by a private citizen by the name of Mrs. Alene Erlanger. Along with the American Kennel Club and a handful of breeders, the group... read more
Happy 243rd Birthday To The United States Navy! "Forged by the Sea" Theme for 243rd United States Navy Birthday: “Forged by the Sea” History of The United States Navy The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. T he U.S. Navy is the largest, most capable navy in the world , with the highest combined battle fleet tonnage. The U.S. Navy has the world's largest aircraft carrier fleet, with ten in service, two in the reserve fleet, and three new carriers under construction. The ser... read more
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