Veterans

Which Home Comforts Do Service Members Long For The Most?

Can you imagine what it must feel like for a returning service member to climb into a luxurious and comfortable bed after months and months of sleeping on a cot? 550 members of the armed forces hang up their uniform and return to civilian life every day in America and for those individuals, returning to normality canContinue Reading “Which Home Comforts Do Service Members Long For The Most?”

Finance/Money National Guard/Reserve Veterans

Honoring The National Guard

Always ready, always there. The motto of the National Guard is true, and they remain absolutely ready for any threat or extraneous request abroad. In recent years, they have served extended periods on the frontline, making the ultimate sacrifice as just last year a Utah national guardsman was killed in Afghanistan, as so many throughout theContinue Reading “Honoring The National Guard”

Homefront Veterans

How Do You Rebuild Community After Military Life Ends?

There can be little denying that military families stick together; the sense of community experienced is unrivaled and serves as a support system during some of the most difficult times. But what happens when we return to the civilian life? Is it possible to rebuild a sense of community? Returning to a civilian lifestyle followingContinue Reading “How Do You Rebuild Community After Military Life Ends?”

Career/Education Homefront Sponsored Content Veterans

It’s Time We Had the Talk

I collaborated with Starbucks to share my story on bridging the civilian-military drift. Since 2013, Starbucks has hired more than 10,000 military spouses and veterans and is committed to hiring at least 15,000 more. On Aug. 21, Starbucks launched a national campaign encouraging the 99% of Americans who haven’t served to start a new conversationContinue Reading “It’s Time We Had the Talk”