National Guard/Reserve

Cara’s Chronicles: In the Shadow of a Guardsman Day 2 & 3

    Editor’s Note: This is a three-part series featuring Cara Loken shadowing the Nebraska National Guard. She pursued the assignment to give families an up-close perspective of what Guardsmen experience during drill weekends. Cara’s Chronicles: In the Shadow of a Guardsman Day 2 & 3 DAY TWO: OPERATIONS LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – Have you everContinue Reading “Cara’s Chronicles: In the Shadow of a Guardsman Day 2 & 3”

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Olympics Team has Military Roots

  Olympics Team has Military Roots – Nothing brings out national pride like the Olympics, except for our military. When the two combine, it’s an amazing show of patriotic pride. RIO DE JANIERO, BRAZIL – They are our hometown heroes. The best of America. Super athletes from around the United States representing our country withContinue Reading “Olympics Team has Military Roots”

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Proactive vs. Reactive Emergency Planning for Military Families

  Don’t be caught off guard this hurricane season. Proactive versus reactive planning can make the difference between keeping your family safe or finding yourself in uncharted territory. Hurricane season runs from now until November and primarily affects the Gulf Coast and East Coast regions. Inland effects can be felt from the storm as well, soContinue Reading “Proactive vs. Reactive Emergency Planning for Military Families”

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5 Things That Will Always Happen on Drill Weekend

  My husband has been in National Guard for almost two years now, and after active duty – I was ready for a little break from constant Army and felt like one weekend a month was manageable. As long as it was part-time Army life, I could handle it, right? Drill weekends happen once aContinue Reading “5 Things That Will Always Happen on Drill Weekend”