2020 VETERANS DAY SALUTING THOSE WHO SERVED Why do we celebrate Veterans Day? We celebrate Veterans Day to honor the soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen who put their lives on the line to defend the freedoms that we take for granted. https://youtu.be/qv7RRwDcehc End of“The GreatWar” The day the war officially ended with the Treaty of […]
A 120K square foot building will be the largest facility to provide specialized mental and physical healthcare exclusively for veterans, active duty military, and military families with the goal of reducing the tragically high suicide rate in the military community. According to the National Institute of Health, an average of 22 American veterans commit suicide […]
While the traditional way to honor July 4th is with grilled meat, good times, and legally blowing things up without having to trek to the nearest live fire range, there’s really no wrong way to celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence. But a great part of this holiday that everybody can probably agree on […]
“I do not have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.” That’s not a denial or defensive statement, it’s just a fact. I was lucky enough that my years in service, while by no means easy, did not include any trauma worse than the aftermath of a few undercooked Afghan meals. And those effects were blessedly short-lived. That […]
Austin Williams visits the gravesite of U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher C. Campbell in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016. Campbell was one of 30 Americans killed when a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, with the call sign Extortion 17, crashed in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue/Arlington […]
Sept. 17 will mark 230 years since our Founding Fathers signed the U.S. Constitution. Ratification would take two more years, but the principles enshrined in our Constitution have stood the test of time. Those principles are what unite us as a country, and what the U.S. military, soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and civilians, have sworn […]
Today, Memorial Day, we remember those who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms. Our thoughts are with the Gold Star families for whom every day is Memorial Day.
Military life comes with plenty of challenges — living at the whim of the DoD, the moves, the separations. It also comes with an incredible opportunity to meet people who are defying the odds and living a life that inspires. There is a remarkable depth and range to the ways that veterans are contributing to […]
Summer is a wonderful time for crafts – especially ahead of 4th of July parties and BBQs. AHRN.com has gathered some of our favorite patriotic treats and crafts just for you! The days are longer, kids are out of school and there is time to get together with friends. Whether it’s a picnic to watch […]
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