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Foundation Gets Saucy To Raise Money For Vets

By |January 15th, 2019|News, News You Can Use|

Joe Rhodes and other members of the Kniestedt Foundation are taking a unique approach to raising money to help veterans [...]

Returning to Civilian Life: Expected and Unexpected Challenges After Leaving the Military

By |January 15th, 2019|Articles, News You Can Use|

People often ask, “What was the hardest part of military life?” Oddly enough, for me, it was my transition away [...]

4 In-Demand Jobs That Value Military Skills

By |November 27th, 2018|Articles, News You Can Use|

Retiring from the military and moving into civilian life is a big step to take. You’re used to living a [...]

Gravick Ranch Presents Big Five Single Batch BBQ Sauce

By |October 31st, 2018|Announcements, News, News You Can Use, Upcoming Events|

Gravick Ranch is proud to introduce their very own Big 5 Single Batch BBQ sauce. Big 5 is a sweet and [...]

4 Things Civilians Should Know About Veterans

By |October 31st, 2018|Articles, News You Can Use|

1. Transition is Scary Transitioning from military life-to-civilian life is not easy for service members. It’s a loss of an [...]

New policy makes GI Bill transfers easier than ever for wounded warriors

By |September 25th, 2018|Articles, News, News You Can Use|

While the Pentagon has placed new, stricter restrictions on GI Bill transfers for most active duty service members, in recent [...]

Veterans and military service members can have high levels of stress

By |August 27th, 2018|Articles, News You Can Use|

Learn how to understand and manage your stress with the information and tips below, provided by the Transition Assistance Program [...]

Military Veterans Get the ‘Healing Power of Music’ in Guitars for Vets

By |July 24th, 2018|News You Can Use|

The Rockford Chapter of Guitars for Vets hosted “Heroes Unplugged,” its third annual benefit event at the Nordlof Center Saturday. [...]

Networking Fellow Veterans To Success

By |July 24th, 2018|News You Can Use|

Cat Corchado is no stranger to persevering through difficult life circumstances. She joined the Air Force after becoming a single [...]

5 Beneficial Activities to Share With Someone That Has PTSD

By |June 28th, 2018|Articles, News You Can Use|

Living with PTSD is an adjustment. People diagnosed with PTSD often put a lot of effort into identifying sights, sounds, [...]