Archive for November 2011

Trees for Troops 2011

The Christmas Spirit Foundation has been providing free Christmas trees for military families all over the United States, and since 2005 they have delivered over 84,000 trees!  Deliveries will start on November 29th and continue until December 9th.  The list of locations can be found at the Trees for Troops website’s delivery list.

 

Thanks Christmas Spirit Foundation!

 

Source: http://paycheck-chronicles.military.com/2011/11/26/trees-for-troops-2011/

The 10 Best Places for Military Retirees to Launch Second Careers

Check it out Hampton Roads!  Look who is No. 2 on “The 10 Best Places for Military Retirees to Launch Second Careers”?  Norfolk!  Turns out there are a large number of federal jobs and opportunities in industries seeking military skills, large number of defense contract awards, access to base amenities, VA hospital, mild climate, and affordable housing.

Source: http://www.military.com/veteran-jobs/content/career-advice/military-transition/10-best-places-for-military-retirees.html?ESRC=family.nl

Bed & Breakfast for Vets!

Looking to get away for a long weekend with your service member hero?  Well pack your bags and make your reservations!  Innkeepers want to say Thank You to those who have served their country by inviting veterans to wake up on Veteran’s Day in a Bed and Breakfast.  Inns and B&Bs throughout the U.S. and Canada will honor active duty military and veterans by offering complimentary stays on November 10, 2011, in observance of Veteran’s Day.  For a complete list of participating Inns and B&B’s in the U.S, visit www.bnbsforvets.org and for Canada visit www.bbcanada.com/bbforvets.  Enjoy!!!

 

Source:

http://www.military.com/military-report/bbs-for-vets?ESRC=miltrep.nl