Finance/Money 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”

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”