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If Tall Trees Could Talk

September 12, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Veteran's Day

If tall trees could talk, what would they say? If tall trees could talk, I don’t know about you but I would get a little nervous and a little curious. Oh, and that reminds me of my nervous, curious day in the midst of a great wise oak. Listen. One day I went out to …

What the Food Is Like On A Navy Ship

September 12, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Veteran's Day

I was in the navy for 8 years, and I’ve had food from navy destroyers, aircraft carriers, submarine tenders, and shore duty galleys. When a ship is in port, it always had plenty of fresh food on board. Right before a ship pulls out to sea, it is replenished with new food and drink. If …

The Life of Lieutenant Michael P Murphy

September 12, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Veteran's Day

Not everyone is born a warrior. It takes a lot of commitment and courage to look death in the eyes on a daily basis like combat troops in the military do. Most importantly, it takes a special breed of human being to die for that they believe in. Michael P. Murphy has exemplified all the …

The Original Trench Coats By Aquascutum and Burberry

September 12, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Veteran's Day

John Emary who was a tailor and entrepreneur had produced the first waterproof fabric for coats in 1851, which was developed for the use of his company which was renamed Aquascutum meaning ‘watershield’ after the production success. Later during the Crimean War in October 1853 to February 1856, the British Army was wearing these coats …

Individual Ready Reserves (IRR) – Earning Military Retirement While Pursuing Your Civilian Career

September 12, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Veteran's Day

Earn military retirement eligibility while pursuing your civilian career: Let’s say you come to the end of your active duty or drilling contract. If you’re in your initial enlistment, you’ll roll right into the Individual Ready Reserves. Don’t throw that time away. Once you get to the end of your IRR contract, reenlist in the …

Small Business Interview – Patriot Express Loans to Veteran-Owned Businesses – Are They Working?

September 12, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Veteran's Day

Editor’s note. This is an excerpt from an interview with an SBA small business loan provider, relating to the program known as U.S. Patriot Express. This program is for business loans available to veteran-owned ventures (active duty service members, veterans, and their widows and spouses), whether start-ups or existing businesses. The purpose of this interview …