Beating The Business Blues Working At Home

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

The main reason people set up a home business is to have low overheads, escape the daily traffic jams and be the boss. But working from home also creates a feeling of isolation and when motivation is low it evens become difficult just going through your emails. If you have an internet business and you […]


The Proud Black American Soldier

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

The legacy of military valor and achievement by African Americans is truly a source of pride for African Americans in all walks of life. But the changes the military has undergone to accept the presence of black men in uniform has very much mirrored the struggles for integration in society at large. The history of […]


Real Life Rambos Struggle With Ptsd

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Rambo is a term that has become synonymous with gung-ho action and a persona that has become attached to the identity of movie action star Sylvester Stallone. Today, “Rambo” is a word that is used to denote military or individual aggression. It is also used to refer to a person who is heroic and, at […]


Winning The War Within High Anxiety Hits Us Soldiers

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Almost always, the leading stories in the evening news are about the daily tragedies in Iraq. News anchors, highlighted by graphic images of the war, report about mounting pressures of serving in the frontlines. From roadside bombs, to encounters with the alleged Iraq-based Al Qaeda partisans, to fiery ambuscades — the constant threat posed by […]


Back To Back Two Good Reads On Entry Level Leadership And Culture

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

This month, I read two books back to back: Soldier’s Heart by Elizabeth Samet and Punching In by Alex Frankel. Both of these works are an excellent introduction into entry-level corporate culture and leadership development. Soldier’s Heart is a civilian English professor’s take on the leadership culture of West Point, based on her 10 years […]


Ways To Connect To Troops

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Serving in the military is one thing, but serving the military is another. When the troops go and fight for our freedom they count on our support. Things like morale are one of the highest concerns to keep going along with a distinct connection to friends and family. In the field or even at the […]


The History Of The Green Berets

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Special Forces Major Herbert Brucker was behind the beginning of the green beret designation in the year 1953. Brucker began the designation which would later be realized by First Lieutenant Roger Pezelle who adopted it for his highly operative A-Team called the Operational Detachment FA-32. Rapidly, this little green beret would be seen on the […]


For Troops Goodie Bags Are A Hit Any Time Of Year

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

“Gone but not forgotten,” was a phrase often used during the Vietnam War to let soldiers who were prisoners there know that they were still remembered by their U.S. families. Today, Deborah Crane, president and founder of Treats for Troops, has made it her company’s mission to let the thousands of military men and women […]


Many Support Causes That Show Troops They Care

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Many Americans have found a new way to show American troops serving in Iraq since 2003 that they still care and that these servicemen and servicewomen haven’t gotten lost in the shuffle. “When I toured Iraq in 2005, I realized that even doing something little to express our gratitude can go a long way,” said […]


What Is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

One thing that is coming up more than ever is the condition called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Some were aware of it before this became the common name and remember it as shell shock. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a disorder suffered by rising numbers of people today. It starts with events that are […]


On Thanksgiving Thank God For Our Soldiers

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Not many people reading this article will remember the old television serial called “I Remember Mamma” and certainly almost none of the young men and women of our present day armed forces will remember it. I shudder when I think of how old I am getting, because I do remember it very well. “I Remember […]


Non Profit Organization Collects Ink Cartridges For Soldiers

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Operation: Quiet Comfort launched the Sea to Shining Sea Competition to help send care packages for soldiers. The goal of the contest is to collect as many empty printer ink cartridges. The collected cartridges will then be sold and the money will go towards the cost of shipping care packages. These packages are for injured […]


Respect The Military Like They Deserve

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Throughout American history our military has been an integral part in our well being and the well being of the entire world. Many people tend to think that we have put our nose where it does not belong, or that we have started wars with countries for no apparent reason. However many of the wars […]


Ufo Crashes In Mexico

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

During the summer of 1974, significant events were taking place. On August 5th, Congress placed a monetary limit on aid to the military in Vietnam. On August 8th, the scandal-ridden Nixon presidency ended with Richard Nixon offering his resignation. On August 9th, he resigned and Gerald Ford became the 38th President of the United States. […]


Getting Familiar With Medieval Helmets

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

For hundreds of years, medieval helmets have been into existence in order to protect the soldiers during the time of war. The main purpose for which this helmet was created and used by the soldiers is to protect them from the strong and dangerous weapons of their foes. Knights of the medieval period are recognized […]