Blog Posts in "Military News"

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

Military Times is a trusted leader in military news and information established in 1940. The Military Times group comprises Army Times , Navy Times , Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times . Each week, Military Times and their publications provide quality, unbiased reporting on the important issues for the military community: Military News Financial Services Pay and Benefits Healthcare Education and Training Promotions and Certifications Product Reviews Gear and Games Transitioning to Civilian Life Travel and Leisure In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Military Times is offering their be... read more

Suicide Prevention Resources: Read Them, Share Them Posted by DCoE Public Affairs on September 1, 2017 Graphic courtesy of Military Health System September is recognized as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in the Defense Department, and also in mental health communities worldwide. At the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) our mission is to bring the military community resources on psychological health and traumatic brain injury prevention and treatment, which ultimately helps in the battle against suicide. We know that one of the keys to... read more