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Looking On The Bright Side of Military Transition

Leaving the military is a very strange experience. Finding a job, insurance, and a place to live on your own is all new for many of us, but once that gets settled, military transition is still just plain weird.In the military, you have purpose. It’s built into the job. There’s a mission to perform and ...

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With Construction Jobs, The Sky Is The Limit For Veterans

*SPONSORED If the thought of driving a desk when you get out of the military makes you cringe, consider construction. Construction jobs offer more than the ability to get outdoors and work with your hands. It’s a field where veterans can work their way up to supervisor, manager and even six-figure senior level positions. ...

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Victory Media Reviews- Veterans Share Their Story!

Enjoy our video review of the last 15 years of Victory Media's advocacy for veterans. More than 15 years ago, Victory Media’s co-founders celebrated the first day working at a new company and a new mission: to create vital, civilian-produced resources for the approximately 250,000 people leaving the military each year, at no cost to service members ...

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Here’s Why Military Aircraft Have Ashtrays

Just as with civilian flights, ashtrays on an aircraft make little sense. According to both civilian and military guidelines, smoking is forbidden while the aircraft is in flight. The no-smoking signs are a constant sting to every smoker with the urge to light up. And yet…there are ashtrays on aircraft. In 1990,the U.S. banned smoking on all flights. In ...

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The 8 Worst Jobs You Performed in the Military

When the big green weenie comes for you, it sets out to prove why ‘Enlisted military personnel’ keeps making lists of worst jobs in America. Year, after year, after year, after year. You can keep checking CareerCast and Forbes’ yearly lists. Believe me, it goes beyond 2012. Troops don’t become salty because of the “long ...

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A Look At the Haunted Grounds of Gettysburg

Long after around 7,800 soldiers died in the three day battle of Gettysburg, tourists and ghosts hunters claim to encounter the fallen. The remote village offers over ten different ghost tours that run year round for guests to get a glimpse of the supernatural at several prominent sites from the battlefield. People report the sunken gut feelings along with ...

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10 Hilarious Letters From Kids to Deployed Soldiers

Words can’t be expressed how grateful deployed troops are when they receive care packages and letters from back home. A swarm of grown men and women will hover around them just to get whatever goodies they can out of them. I’ve seen people fight over chocolate that made it through the trip (spoiler alert: there’s ...

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Army May Bring Back ‘Pinks and Greens’ Uniform Out of Retirement

The U.S. Army may be digging its iconic “pinks and greens” out of the WWII-era tough box. Premiering at the annual AUSA meeting held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C., soldiers were walking around the conference floors wearing several variations on the “pinks and greens” dress uniform. The “pinks and greens” were the ...

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One of Few Remaining WWII Navajo ‘Code Talkers’ Has Died

A Navajo code talker who used the Navajo language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II has died in New Mexico, Navajo Nation officials said. David Patterson Sr. died October 8 in Rio Rancho at age 94 from pneumonia and complications from subdural hematoma. Although Patterson didn’t talk much about his service, one of ...

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Six Questions To Ask At A Job Interview

Recently I’ve been applying for new jobs internally and I was talking with one of my mentors about an interview I had coming up, and what are good questions to ask at a job interview?  He’s a former First Sergeant who I can count on being brutally honest with me, yet always gives some sage ...

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