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Volunteer – CBAB and Peer Navigators Needed

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Attributed to M. Mead 8,000 people a day turn age 65 for the next 15 years. Baby boomers changed the world in their youth and also as working adults. Their impact will continues at a relentless pace and change our communities, with their desire to volunteer and continue to be change agents. Military Family Connect is establishing a central point of contact at the city level and is going after these very experienced talented group of [...]

2018-01-08T13:10:22+00:00 March 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Volunteer – CBAB and Peer Navigators Needed

Making the Connection

Whether you are using iPad's, iPhone's or Android phones, there is no trend that has changed how we communicate more than the app. Putting an app in the hands of first responders, opinion leaders and informants will revolutionize the method and speed with which we connect service members, veterans and their families to the services they need most. Through the ever growing network in cities across 2nd Army Rec Brigade region, communities at the grassroots level will reach veteran population more efficiently and effectively. The simplest explanation of a “No Wrong Door” approach to information and referral [...]

2017-07-02T20:32:58+00:00 February 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Making the Connection

November – Blue Star Families

Mission Blue Star Families Mission is to support, and empower military families Vision Our mission is to engage military families and gather our perspectives on all aspects of military life. We will use this knowledge base to inform the policy shapers and to support families, like ours, that have the honor to serve. Through outreach with national and local organizations, civilian communities and government entities, we seek to educate the nation in order to promote healthier families, aid in our military readiness, and contribute to our country’s strength. Overview Blue Star Families is a bridge between military families, the shapers [...]

2017-07-02T12:40:12+00:00 November 7th, 2016|News|Comments Off on November – Blue Star Families

September – Gold Star Families

  A WAR WITHOUT END: Families that have made the ultimate sacrifice. If you look closely next time you’re driving through a neighborhood, you may see a banner hanging in a window: a white field with a thick red border and a blue star in the center. The Service Flag, which has been around since World War I, indicates that a family has a son or a daughter, a spouse or a sibling, serving in the armed forces during a time of war. During World War II, it was not uncommon to see banners hanging in windows with [...]

2017-07-02T12:48:23+00:00 September 27th, 2016|News|Comments Off on September – Gold Star Families

Who Qualifies as a veteran, anyway?

This article was written on march 16, 2013 by Ted Puntillo but I find many still asking what qualifies them as a veteran: Over the years I’ve heard many ideas of what people think a veteran is and what they had to do to get this status. Some people with an honorable discharge do not think they are a veteran because they only served for two years, did not serve in combat or were not injured in the service. Women and people who served honorably in the National Guard and Reserves are often unsure of their status. I must say [...]

2018-01-08T12:46:47+00:00 August 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Who Qualifies as a veteran, anyway?