Nov 25
Need Military Gifts Ideas?
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As we head towards the Thanksgiving weekend, and the biggest shopping day of the year on Black Friday, would you like to skip all the craziness of the mall, and get some special military-themed gifts from the comfort of your easy chair?

I’ve gone through and created a shopping list of specially-selected military-themed gifts that would be perfect for that military member or family on your shopping list. There are a number of categories, Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

If you’re like most military families, you could always use a few extra dollars. But how to generate them may be an issue.

We always recommend home-based businesses for military families, because your business moves with you whenever you get PCS orders.

No worries about lost income for your spouse while you move, or hassles about trying to find a new job in the new location.

And most people don’t realize that one of the best benefits Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

One of the primary purposes of this site is to help military families live well on a military paycheck. Obviously, that’s easier if you can supplement the military paycheck, which, despite being better than at any time in the past, is still woefully inadequate to compensate your family for the sacrifices you make.

You may have been wondering whether you could figure out a way to make some extra cash with an online business. If that’s the case (and Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Did you see the awesome tribute to Charles Durning during the National Memorial Day Concert Sunday night? Mr. Durning participated in the event for many years, paying tribute to those men and women who gave their lives in service to our country. Sunday night, Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna paid tribute to him.

Durning’s military service during World War II is an amazing story of survival (click the link below to read more, and to listen to Durning’s Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 4

America has lost a national treasure in an unimaginable tragedy. Retired Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose amazing story was told in his autobiography “American Sniper: The Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History,” was shot and killed yesterday at a shooting range in Texas. Details are sketchy at this time, but the alleged shooter is in custody, and is reportedly a former USMC corporal that Chris was helping to overcome his struggles with PTSD. Also Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31
Facebook Censoring Posts?
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In apparent “censorship” to protect the POTUS over his handling of Benghazi, Facebook deleted this photo posted by our friends over at Special Operations Speaks, and sent them a note saying they had violated some unspecified FB rule. SOS re-posted the photo, and FB responded by suspending their account for 24 hrs.

We’ve noticed that FB seems to distribute our posts with a political slant to far fewer people than our non-political posts Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17
Ernest Borgnine Will Be Missed
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Actor Ernest Borgnine died last week at age 95. Although he won an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and many other awards, he was probably best known for his portrayal of Commander McHale, a PT boat commander, in the TV series “McHale’s Navy” from 1962-1966. (I can remember watching that show!)

But what you may not know is that Ernest Borgnine actually served in the U.S. Navy for ten years. He enlisted at age 18, after finishing high school, Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13
Pardon Our Dust
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You may have noticed our blog has been a little strange recently, re-sending old posts. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Our web host is undergoing a major system upgrade, so there are a few gremlins floating around, and one seems to be playing with our blog feed.

Please be patient, and forgive us for a few extra posts (or e-mails if you’re subscribed by e-mail). We’ll get it all sorted out soon, and come out on the other side better than Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 7

Trip intended to offer insights into conflict, but concept of war tourism unsettles some local residents.

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Apr 6
Gotovina Appeal Hearing Set For May
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Laywers will ask for Croatian general’s conviction to be overturned on all counts

Gotovina Appeal Hearing Set For May

The appeals hearing for Croatian general Ante Gotovina will take place on May 14, the Hague tribunal announced this week.

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