When Jesca Daniels first met Aura, she wasn’t sure how things would work out. Aura, a retired Military dog, had worked with—and been injured alongside—Daniels’ Marine husband, who was going to be away for a year. “They were thick as thieves,” says Daniels, “but I wasn’t sure how Aura would …keep reading
If you’re among the nearly 200,000 Americans who transition each year from Military Service to the civilian life, one of the toughest challenges can be finding a profession that utilizes the skills you’ve acquired during your Active Duty. The civilian workforce may seem alien at first, requiring different …keep reading
Every November 11, kids get the day off from school, alternate-side parking is suspended, and roughly 25,000 people march up Fifth Avenue in New York City. That evening, news programs typically run short segments about Veterans Day, a federal holiday known to most, but understood by few.
“On …keep reading
In an instant, everything can change.
In December 2005, hard-charging infantryman Noah Galloway was fighting in Iraq when a roadside bomb transformed his life. He found himself confined to a hospital bed, missing one arm and one leg, his jaw wired shut.
Galloway’s recent memoir, …keep reading
Moving seven times in 11 years is no joke, but that’s exactly what Pamela C., her Navy husband and their two young children have done, and each move has come with its own challenges. Fortunately, Pamela’s had the inner strength to keep a sense of perspective about it, and has …keep reading