Finally, VA Benefits Easy To Understand

Finally, VA Benefits Easy To Understand

Below article written by USMilitary.com for USArmy.com. As the publisher of a military magazine, we often receive questions regarding veteran benefits.  Such questions like how do I file for health benefits,  death benefits of a veteran, insurance, disability insurance and on and on. Earlier this week, I called the VA 800 number and asked about […]

What Does The American Flag Mean To You?

What Does The American Flag Mean To You?

Have you thought about what the American Flag means? What it symbolizes? Have you taught your children the history of the American Flag? Today the flag consists of thirteen horizontal stripes, seven red alternating with 6 white. The stripes represent the original 13 Colonies; the stars represent the 50 states of the Union. The colors […]

Is The Military Draft Coming Back?

Is The Military Draft Coming Back?

With all the verbal sparring between world leaders, can I get drafted if there is a war? Every year young men and women worry that they will be drafted into the United States Military. Although the draft is highly improbable, there are still many of those who may worry that they will be drafted. Unless […]

Are Technical Schools A Good Deal For Veterans

Are Technical Schools A Good Deal For Veterans

How to Choose the Right Technical School When you decide technical school or vocational school is for you, it’s necessary to choose the right option. There are several factors to consider. From the size of classes to the type of training, you want to make sure you choose the right option for your specific needs […]

Are You Prepared To Join The Army?

Are You Prepared To Join The Army?

Preparing for the Army by Succeeding in the Classroom (A Guide for High School Juniors and Seniors) by Scott Ostrow for USMilitary.com Network If you’re a high school senior or junior and you are thinking of joining, or have decided to join, the Army, it is just as important that you prepare yourself as it […]

Big Time Tips When You Need to PCS Quickly

Big Time Tips When You Need to PCS Quickly

What to do when you need to PCS quickly? If you’re in the military or a part of a military family, you understand what PCS is all about. Usually, you have time to deal with the things necessary to move from one location to another, but sometimes, it comes quickly. You may have to go […]

U.S. Military Goes Offensive in Somalia

U.S. Military Goes Offensive in Somalia

The U.S. Military went on the offensive with an airstrike against the al-Shabaab group in Somalia recently. This is the first offensive attack in Somalia to date and it came from the orders of the Trump Administration. The attack happened at 2am eastern daylight time on June 11th. It happened about 185 miles southwest of […]

Transgender Military Recruits Could be Denied Starting July 1st

Transgender Military Recruits Could be Denied Starting July 1st

Starting on July 1st, the U.S. Military will not allow transgender men and women to sign up. This will be the case, unless the Pentagon decides to fully implement a policy, which was enacted during the Obama administration. Jim Mattis, the Secretary of Defense has the final say on the order, but it’s not clear […]

What Does Memorial Day Mean?

What Does Memorial Day Mean?

Memorial Day Weekend. Across this nation, families and friends are gathering together for picnics. Backyards are turned into a place of laughter and fellowship. People are firing up their grills, making salads, cookies, pies; setting out tables and chairs in the back yard, placing a radio in the kitchen window and welcoming those they care […]

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