Archive for November, 2015

Celebrating Thanksgiving in the station house: Part 1 [Video]


Thanksgiving is traditionally a day away from work to celebrate with family and friends. For firefighters and other first responders this isn't always the case. Because Thanksgiving is when America experiences the most house fires, many firefighters spend the holiday on call at the station house. That doesn't mean they can't still celebrate.

How to celebrate Thanksgiving overseas: Part 2 [Video]


Living overseas can be tough on military families, especially during the holidays. However, Part 1 of this series outlined a few helpful hints to make Thanksgiving abroad just as special as it would be at home. Now, let's discuss a few more options.

How to celebrate Thanksgiving overseas: Part 1 [Video]


Being overseas as part of a military family can be both challenging and rewarding. One of the most difficult things can be trying to celebrate American holidays in a foreign country. Let's talk about a few ways you can celebrate Thanksgiving while on deployment.

Blog: Great resources for veterans business owners

Articles, Veterans

Starting a business is a great accomplishment for anyone. For veterans, especially, these entrepreneurial pursuits can be an excellent way to get the most out of life after service. Owning a business really helps you integrate into the community and gives you a healthy sense of self-worth. AFBA has listed some useful resources for veteran business owners.