Alexander Hamilton- Add Founder of the Coast Guard to His Resume

In Federalist Paper #12 (27 November 1787) Alexander Hamilton wrote “A few armed vessels, judiciously stationed at the entrances of our ports, might at small expense be made useful sentinels of the laws.” As our country’s first Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was the driving force behind the creation of a revenue marine service, the … Read more Alexander Hamilton- Add Founder of the Coast Guard to His Resume

June is PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) Awareness Month

Recently efforts have been made across the country to promote awareness of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). These outreach efforts include even rock stars like Jon Bon Jovi who recently honored veterans with PTSD in a new song “Unbroken.” Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans Many people associate PTSD with veterans. Combat and horrible, life-threatening experiences often … Read more June is PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) Awareness Month

Resources for MOS Members to Observe Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service. In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries. A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) … Read more Resources for MOS Members to Observe Memorial Day 2020

National Military Appreciation Month

There are more military related observances during the month of May than any other month which is how May became National Military Appreciation Month. In 1999, Senator John McCain introduced the legislation to designate this month-long observance. Here are the six observances during the month of May that honor those who are serving and those … Read more National Military Appreciation Month