Are you ready to launch your career within the federal government? It might be useful to look at your endeavor as a career management initiative aimed at helping you to get your work history organized. This initiative will involve compiling your work history into one area, so that you may refer to it again if necessary.
... here comes Penelope Trunk.
Trunk, who is actually physically attractive, has an ugly, little, hard heart. Or maybe she’s just stupid. But she writes well, so she couldn’t be that stupid ... So maybe she’s just ridiculously narrow-minded and pathetically ill-informed. I can’t decide which it is but, whatever the reason, this post on her blog pretty much affirms for me that a lot of people in our country aren’t worth our sacrifice.
Blue Star Families member and Army spouse, Chloe Karmarck Fox, had the chance to represent Mission: Serve and Blue Star Families on Good Morning America on Veterans Day. She talked about Mission: Serve's events planned across the country on Veterans Day.
In recent years, a number of us have gotten together to observe Veterans Day in a new but very appropriate way: We’ve honored service with service. Joining with communities and organizations around the country, my colleagues from Blue Star Families have tackled projects ranging from the environment and children to homelessness and hunger, and of course, the quality of life for our nation’s veterans and military families.
There are certain topics that rule books and regulations don’t quite do justice. When it comes to things like PCS’ing its often best to hear as many first-hand tips as possible. We asked our readers to submit to us their best advice. So here's some great PCS tips from other Milies...
Hi! My name is Lauren DiCioccio; I’m an emerging artist based out of San Francisico, CA. This fall I have been in Charlotte, North Carolina for an Artists Residency at the McColl Center for Visual Art. During my time in Charlotte I’ve developed a project called Dear Soldier, which I’m excited to partner with the Blue Star Families to complete.
Stating, “Behind our brave service men and women, there are family members and loved ones who share in their sacrifice and provide unending support.,” last week the President proclaimed November to be Military Family Month.
On Veterans Day, we fly our flags and we attend rallies, concerts and parades to honor our military veterans. All are wonderful expressions of support and appreciation. But for some of our citizens, the war's impact goes far beyond what can be provided by these gestures.
This Thursday, Veterans Day, hundreds of civilian and military volunteers will join together to thank our veterans and their families for their service, through a service project of their own. Volunteers will be packing care packages for military families across the country, including those in Hampton Roads.
Operation Paperback is offering a great new benefit for Blue Star Families members!
You can receive a free shipment of books as a thank you from Operation Paperback for all the sacrifices your family makes.