The difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day

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  Memorial Day and Veterans Day are both patriotic holidays honoring the military, but there is a significant difference between the two aside from when they land on the calendar. Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday in May, honors the men and women who died while serving in the military. This solemn occasion …

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Preakness Stakes contender Tenfold supports Homes For Our Troops

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  Homes For Our Troops was once again represented on the race track two weeks after Kentucky Derby contender Combatant supported HFOT – this time at the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 19, in Baltimore. The aviation company Sentient Jet raised awareness about the Homes For Our Troops mission by sponsoring the three-year-old thoroughbred Tenfold, who …

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Join Team HFOT in the Marine Corps Marathon!

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Marine Corps Marathon Make every mile count while restoring freedom & independence to our nation’s most severely injured Veterans. Sunday, October 28, 2018 Arlington, VA Participation Types & Fundraising Commitments: In addition to the sign-up fee, each member of Team HFOT must meet the following fundraising commitment. All fundraising minimum commitments must be completed by …

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Where Veterans can go for help

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  It is not uncommon for Servicemembers to experience post-traumatic stress after serving. According to the PTSD Foundation of America, there are as many as 400,000 Servicemembers battling PTSD. The foundation also states that of those returning home with PTSD symptoms, less than 40 percent will seek treatment. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and …

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The power of a mother’s love

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  On Dec. 5, 2011, Willie Rice got the call that every mom fears most: Her 30-year-old son Marcus, who was serving in Afghanistan, collapsed from a heart attack and seizure. Willie immediately boarded a plane to be at her son’s bedside where doctors delivered the heart-wrenching news that Marcus may never be able to …

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