Being a U.S. military veteran also means you were willing to fight and die in service to this country. It meant being separated from friends, family and loved ones. It meant giving up control of your life to others and having to trust your well-being to them. It meant risking life and limb and potential (permanent) injury, either to complete a mission, help your buddies fighting alongside you or just in doing what you were supposed to do. It meant you took an oath to ‘Support and Defend the Constitution of the United States’... and lived up to your part of the bargain. Since there is no longer a military draft in this country, it meant you voluntarily signed up. Read more [...]
The White Sox have dedicated this game to all those that serve and protect our Country. On this special day, the White Sox would like to offer specially priced tickets to all past and present members of the military, law enforcement, and fire protection, their families, supporters and friends. White Sox vs. Royals Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 1:10 P.M. Read more [...]
Local veterans expressed anger on Tuesday after the head of Veteran’s Affairs compared long wait times at VA hospitals to lines for amusement rides and Disney. Read more [...]
In gratitude for your honorable service to our nation, VA provides benefits to help you take care of your family; buy, retain, or modify a home; earn a degree; start a career; stay healthy; and do so much more in life after the military. Here are a few ways VA serves older Veterans: Read more [...]
2014 Veterans Day discounts, free meals, deals and sales. As Veterans Day approaches we will continually update this list as restaurant’s and companies announce their Veteran’s Day specials. Typically most announce a week or days before. Veteran’s Day is officially Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Link below.
Turtle Wax (Chicago area) has been giving free car washes (and a lapel pin) to vets on Veterans Day, so they Read more [...]