Hot Topics National Guard/Reserve Veterans

National Guard Soldier Denied Burial: Shouldn’t All Service Count?

Officials have denied a soldier burial at Arlington National Cemetery after stating that his service differed from the Marines aboard the fatal crash. On March 10th, eleven service members, seven Marines and four National Guard members were killed in a helicopter crash during a training mission off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. This group wasContinue Reading “National Guard Soldier Denied Burial: Shouldn’t All Service Count?”

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Military Entitlement: Sense of Respect

There seems to be a feeling of hostility lately towards the military community, specifically regarding what one author calls a “sense of entitlement” on the part of service members and their families. Another author wrote that veteran hiring preference and military discounts are creating a rift in military-civilian relations. In an article published Wednesday onContinue Reading “Military Entitlement: Sense of Respect”

Guest Blogs Hot Topics Mental Health/Wellness Relationships

My Soldier is a Sex Addict

When I first thought about what addiction looked like, I definitely did not picture my husband. I pictured someone strung out, jobless, no life, unwilling to stop their behavior to spare their family the pain. Then it invaded my home. It was my husband, my son’s father, the person I pledged forever to. My husband has been battling sexual addiction,Continue Reading “My Soldier is a Sex Addict”

Coast Guard Hot Topics Political/News

Military Pay on the Chopping Block Again

Once again we’ve arrived at the time of year when the government is talking about cutting budget and bills. The hot topic this year is immigration, and with everything going on right now, it’s a great topic for them to be discussing. So what’s the problem? They can’t reach an agreement on this subject. SoContinue Reading “Military Pay on the Chopping Block Again”