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$16,000 raised for our Soldiers and Families

On the 26th of September, 2011, 23 teams kicked off the first annual Soldiers and Families Golf Tournament in a shotgun start. Players arrived to patriotic music played by the 208th Army Band, registered and set off to the practice tee. Following co... More >>

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Preparing for a great school year

My favorite time of year for me as a homeschooling mom is right before we start up a new school year. I’m excited about spending time learning with my children and teaching them new things. I enjoy picking out new literature we’re going to read toge... More >>

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TRADOC and Army helping Soldiers receive civilian credentialing for attending military schools

FORT EUSTIS, Va. (June 21, 2012) — The Army’s Training and Doctrine Command is working to increase opportunities for Soldiers to receive civilian credentialing for attending military schools. Training and Doctrine Command, known as TRADOC, is resp... More >>

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New partnership links Soldiers to employers

What is it? The Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces (EPAF) is a Department of Defense program created to link Americas employers with some of Americas finest employees - service members and their families. The free partnership program help... More >>

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4 benefits to hiring military personnel

An increasing number of civilian employers are becoming more aware of the unique strengths former military personnel can bring with them to a civilian job. Whether you are a business leader considering expanding your work force, or a veteran conside... More >>

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Using your social network

Q: I’ve heard it said that social media is powerful in helping build visibility (especially in a job search). Do you agree? A: Absolutely! For most of us, our online profiles are the first place a potential employer, interviewer or recruiter ... More >>

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Three Rivers, Lake Kaweah and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Military friendly with terrific R&R

Horseback Riding There’s nothing like riding the Three Rivers foothills in the Fall, past mountain oaks as they turn from green to gold in the autumn light, and hilltop views, along with snow-melt river crossings, and striking fall color, guide... More >>

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Film, Sand and Space ... Alamogordo, New Mexico

Filmmakers and tourists alike are welcomed with wave-like ever changing dunes at nearby White Sands National Monument, and other local and unique geological formations. In addition to these attractions, there is a diversity of locations available wi... More >>

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7 Ways to enjoy Charleston’s military destination

So much to do and so little time on R&R. In South Carolina, vacation opportunities abound...especially in historic Charleston, a coastal destination brimming with sightseeing options. One of the best is Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, which ... More >>

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North Myrtle Beach should be your fall destination

North Myrtle Beach’s stunning natural beauty is the Carolinas coast at its best. Our area is the home of championship golf, great resorts, fine dining, fabulous shopping and some of the best entertainment on the East Coast. You couldn’t pick a bette... More >>

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Find adventure in Charleston

Fall is here and it’s a great time to explore the South! Families of all interests will find so much to experience in Charleston, South Carolina. Each year, Charleston is consistently rated amongst the country’s top travel destinations. More >>

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Freedom still lives in Cherokee County, S.C.

Cherokee County, South Carolina has stood for freedom since its first exposure to mankind in the form of Native American hunters. Among the forests, open fields, creeks and hollows the Cherokee tribe freely sought sustenance for their children. ... More >>

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Anderson, S.C. ‘All-American City’

Anderson County, South Carolina is quite a catch. It has it all —brains, beauty, athleticism, and of course, a prime location. More >>

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Cajun food and culture in Southwest Louisiana

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana is where Cajuns and Cowboys collide — located 30 miles from Texas right in the heart of Cajun Country. This region is known for its Cajun food, cultural blend of music and good times all around. Visitors come from al... More >>

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A billion or so trees are waiting to say hello!

Each fall, Pennsylvania puts on a spectacular show. Not a show with performers or that takes place in a theatre. And not one that charges an admission fee. This show takes place along its highways, back country roads and throughout every small town.... More >>

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