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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 Amazon.com 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, including separate sections for each branch of service, and even a section for carefully-selected, good quality and good value engagement rings, if you plan to pop the big question over the holidays. (In a previous life, I worked in a jewelry store, and want to help you choose a good value ring that she'll be happy to wear forever.) Check it out at the link below.
If you decide to purchase through our gift shop, and purchase within 24 hours of first clicking on the link to Amazon, the site will receive a small commission. It doesn't cost you a penny more, and it helps us offset the costs of operating the site, so we can continue to provide information for military families. A portion of all commissions from now through Christmas will be donated to various veterans charities. So we thank you for starting your Christmas shopping here, and helping to support this site and the veterans charities we support.
Are you tired of struggling to make ends meet on your military paycheck? Silly me, I already know the answer to that!
To help you solve that problem and finally take command of your finances, I've just released a new guide for military families, to help you
I wrote out some payday loans to help family members out, was promised a repayment. Never heard from them again. I just couldn't pay them and now they
The photo of the giant Garrison Flag unfurled from the Pentagon roof after 9-11 has become an iconic symbol of all the emotions associated with that day. Those who saw it understand how
Forget the rhetoric about Democrat vs Republican, Left vs Right and let’s concentrate on Right vs Wrong. What is happening to America did not happen
Remembering CDR John 'Bug' Roach, a legend in Naval Aviation
Prayer delivered by CDR Bug Roach, USN, at Tailhook convention
Read the final letter Marc Lee, US Navy SEAL, wrote home expressing his thoughts just after Independence Day 2006. A month later, he died a hero, saving the lives of injured comrades.
Bonnie writes: Ok, I understand that if you served in the military you can salute the flag. But are you also to follow the rules for those in the military?
Michael writes: I am having difficulty finding whether or not active duty and veterans are required to remove headdress while not in uniform and rendering
Brian writes: Recently, at the opening of a board meeting, one of the Directors decided to display a full military salute during the Pledge of Allegiance.
Chris writes: Veterans are entitled to a United States flag to drape their coffin, and the flag is presented to survivors on behalf of a grateful nation.
I wanted to let your readers know about an organization called NoVetLeftBehind. It is supported to help all those veterans who are homeless. They are
For an American POW in Hanoi, having an American flag to which he and his fellow POWs could pledge allegiance, was worth the price --merciless torture -- it cost him. What's it worth to you?
Did you know there is actually a Flag Code that sets forth the "rules" for proper display of the American Flag? You may be surprised to learn some of the regulations it contains (some of which you see violated on a daily basis).
Learn how to properly display your flag for Flag Day, June 14: