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7 Unlucky People Who Had a Bad Day at Work

Life in the military can be tougher than you think. From rough training to complicated gear — it’s all a part of the job. As impressive and cool-looking as the military may seem on the surface, there are some pretty nasty spills and mistakes endured on the road to becoming the experts. Related: 9 ISIS weapon fails that you ...

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VA Announces Same-Day Care for Veterans at All Facilities

On Jan. 12 the U.S. Department of Veterans affairs announced that all of its more than 1,000 health care facilities will now offer same-day service for veterans with urgent primary care or mental health needs. Same-day service means that a veteran who experiences a need for urgent primary care or mental health care will be ...

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8 Useful Military Habits Veterans Take With Them

When you’re in the military, every bit of civilian life is broken out of you. When a veteran returns to civilian life, there are plenty of habits that get dropped like a bag of bricks. Slowly, we learn to sleep in a bit more and not get upset if someone in our new office has ...

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Dress For Success: Buying New Clothing as a Civilian

Buying new clothing for your civilian life is a sometimes overlooked cost - but it's necessary. Don’t be the veteran who wears a piece of your dress uniform to an interview. With a little planning and comparison shopping, you can ditch your decades-old clothing without paying more than you should. The first step is determining ...

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The 6 Most Badass Navy Recruitment Commercials

Navy recruiters talk a good game to get young prospects to sign multi-year service contracts, but some people need more than words to get motivated. For those young adults out there that need  a visual, the Navy filmed inspiring, powerful commercials. We’ve all seen the posters of Navy ships sailing the seven seas and yes, the ...

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President Trump Signs Executive Order for Veterans Assistance

An executive order signed by President Donald Trump aims to ensure that all transitioning service members have access to mental health care through the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) at least a year after they leave active duty. "We must ensure that our veterans are given the care and support they so richly deserve. That is ...

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6 Awesome Childhood Toys That Made You Want to Enlist

When you ask someone why they enlisted, they’ll usually say for financial gain, family reasons, or out of patriotism. Others will say, “it’s just something I wanted to do ever since I was a kid.” For most of us, it’s a chicken-and-the-egg scenario. It’s impossible to tell whether it was the childhood toys that made ...

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5 Differences Between Seal Team 6 and Delta Force

SEAL Team 6, officially known as United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), and Delta Force, officially known as 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1st SFOD-D), are the most highly trained elite forces in the U.S. military. Both are Special Missions Units (SMU) under the control of the secretive Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), they perform various clandestine ...

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5 Things We Wish We Had On Deployment

Every little gift sent out through a care package — or just bought on Amazon — helps troops deployed. While troops are eternally grateful to the families, schools, and churches that send USPS flat-rate boxes stuffed with goodies, there’re some awesome, quality-of-life things that troops wish they could get, but logistically can’t. These are some things we wish we ...

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A Startup Guide to Freelancing as a Military Veteran

Freelancers are people who sell their work or services to clients rather than being employed by one company. In other words, freelancing is contract work. Most freelancers are paid by the job, though what that means depends on the kind of work they do. Freelancing as a military veteran makes a lot of sense. Freelancing ...

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