February 19th, 2021, marks the 80th birthday of the United States Coast Guard Reserve. With a rich history of service promoting domestic peace and prosperity, the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve is one of our most reliable sources of homeland disaster relief and maritime education. Coast Guard Reservists live by the motto “Professionalism, Patriotism, Preparedness!“, and are primarily concerned with reacting to and containing the affects of natural disasters and humanitarian crises. Read More “U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Birthday”
This year has been hard on everyone. But when things get tough, the bravery and indomitable spirit of our heroes shine through even brighter. As we end the year, we look back at the accomplishments of our heroes in 2020.
Are you ready for the kids to be back in school or do you prefer the summer vacation way of life? Regardless, times are changing soon for families across the country as kids head back to school. That means some things need to get done so your family is prepared. To make going back to school 2019 easier, we’ve assembled 14 helpful tips to get the family ready and save you some money!
May 19-25 marks National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week and during this week we are taking the time to honor those who are EMS professionals. But, more importantly, honoring them because they have dedicated their own lives to preserving the lives of others.
We were lucky to speak with a Minnesota EMS professional who was able to open our eyes to the amazing world of EMS, along with sharing her own story and why she chose this profession. However, before reading her story, we are going to give you a little history lesson on how EMS even became a thing.
Now get to reading and remember to thank an EMS professional this week. Some of us may not be here without them and you never know when you may need them.
We want our printable Valentine cards to provide light-hearted humor, and admirable appreciation for heroes like you who serve this country and our communities everyday. We also wanted to give you something to share with the important people in your life, so we made some free printable Valentine cards. These printable Valentines give you an easy download to print and write a little something special for that person. Read More “Printable Valentine Cards for Heroes”
Veterans Day is about honoring the sacrifice of all men and women who proudly served in our armed forces. It’s a day for remembering that freedom isn’t free, and there are men and women who worked and fought to protect those freedoms and our beloved country. It’s a day to honor a tradition of service that ensures all Americans enjoy the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
April is the dedicated Month of the Military Child, created to honor military families across the globe. But, more specifically, it was created to emphasize the children of military service members. There are over one million military children whose parents are on active duty and over two million kids whose parents have been deployed since 2001. The Month of the Military Child exists to celebrate the resiliency of these kids and the sacrifices they make for our country.
National Medal of Honor Day is celebrated every March 25th, to honor those armed service members who have gone above and beyond, risking their lives in their call to defend and serve. It is a day dedicated to observing our heroes who have demonstrated exceptional gallantry on the battlefield. The Medal of Honor is awarded only to military members who have given sacrifices and went beyond the call of duty.
It is essential to celebrate the everyday heroes of our lives; physicians. Physicians and doctors may not wear capes, but they save lives daily. They are dedicated, passionate, and committed to ensuring that all their patients are taken care of. That has never been clearer than in 2020 when doctors put their lives on the line to treat COVID-19 patients. During National Physicians Week, we want to honor our medical heroes.
National Police Week is a time in which we reflect on the work and service of police officers across the nation. We also remember the lives lost in the line of duty in an effort to protect our cities and communities. Read More “National Police Week: A Salute to Officers”