Deployment/PCS Political/News Veterans

Price of Housing Forcing Vets Out of Their Home States

Latest data from the US Census Bureau is suggesting that some states are rapidly losing their military vets. For instance, California lost 48% of its per capita veteran community between 2000 and 2016. Further analysis of the data reveals that people who have served in the armed forces are more likely to flee a state whereContinue Reading “Price of Housing Forcing Vets Out of Their Home States”

Mental Health/Wellness Veterans

Common Health Problems Veterans And Active Duty Personnel Face

While many military personnel can leave the battlefield without wounds, others are left battling mental and physical health issues. From anxiety to depression, veterans are forced to deal with them appropriately. With a medical team of experts and family support, veterans can overcome these issues. However, it may take months or even years to overcomeContinue Reading “Common Health Problems Veterans And Active Duty Personnel Face”

Homefront Veterans

Planning for Retirement: Support Services and Sources of Income for Military Families

An estimated 2.21 military personnel are expected to retire between 2017 to 2027. This figure represents those who are forecasted to leave the service due to regular or reserve retirement, temporary or permanent disability and temporary early retirement (Statista). Leaving the military is a daunting prospect for many not only because of going back toContinue Reading “Planning for Retirement: Support Services and Sources of Income for Military Families”

Homefront Political/News Veterans

Never For a Parade

I’ve been a military spouse for over a decade, my husband has served for two. He’s given twenty years to this nation – meaning he joined during a time of peace. His time has deployed him to three regions, taken years from his family, made him a strong leader, a hard-worker, and a deeply-devoted soldier.Continue Reading “Never For a Parade”