Military Appreciation Day honors the members of the Armed Services. But, we also must think about their family members. Military families don’t just support our troops for a day or a week. They also offer a strong foundation year round. For this week’s savings tips post, I want to offer some budgeting tips for military families teaching you guys about how to save money. [Read more…]
Military Appreciation Day is this Saturday. Major League Baseball teams around the country want to show their appreciation for service members, both past and present, throughout the baseball season. Head over to Military.com and view a list of all the teams offering Military discounts for MLB tickets and other goods at respective venues. Enjoy a nice day at the ballpark!
Do you know someone who currently serves in (or has served in the military) and loves the outdoors? Tell them to check out this Amazon Deal of the Day for the Camco Deluxe Grilling Table. This item is a great gift for Military Appreciation Day or for any outdoorsman. Normally $141.88, you can now get this Camco Deluxe Grilling Table for $47.60 as the Amazon Deal of the Day. Offer is good today only, May 14th.
Blue Star Museum is a group partnership consisting of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, Joining Forces, MetLife Foundation, and museums across the United States. Blue Star Museum wants to show their support for the Armed Forces, not just for Military Appreciation Day, but throughout the summer. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, all facilities participating in the museum will be offering free art center, free exhibit, and free museum admission to all active duty Military and their families.
1) Welcome Home: A Short Story of the Vietnam War by Piers Platt. Follow one man’s struggle to fill the military shoes of his father.
2) Real Soldiers of Fortunes by Richard Harding Davis. Davis was a war correspondent who has penned the lives of celebrated men like Winston Churchill to outcasts like Captain Philo Norton Mcgriffin.
3) Don’s Great Escape: Life in a German POW Camp by Donald E. Phillips. A tale of two years in captivity.
4) War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. Considered one of the world’s greatest works of fiction. Follow the events leading to Napoleon’s invasion of Russia seen through the eyes of Russian Aristocrats.
5) Boys’ Book of Famous Soldiers by J. Walker McSpadden. Read about the likes of Washington, Lee, and Napoleon.
6) Reminiscences of the Military Life and Sufferings of Col. Timothy Bigelow by Charles Hersey. Read about the Commander of the Fifteenth Regiment of the Massachusetts Line in the Continental Army, during the war of the revolution.
7) A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines by Clayton Edwards. A record of adventures and endeavors by great military heroes and important historical figures.
8) A Soldier’s Life Being the Personal Reminiscences by Edwin G. Rundle. An intimate portrait of the author during the Great War.
9) On the Hunt in Baghdad by Michael Totten. Follow soldiers as they struggle in a foreign county to hunt down an elusive terrorist.
10) Captains of the Civil War by William Wood. Read of the great military leaders on both sides.