Armed Forces

The U.S. Armed Forces is a special group of men and women who serve the country on active duty.  The branches consist of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, as well as the Air National Guard and Army National Guard.  As a unit and separately, these divisions have protected the United States and other nations for over a century.  At the 2010 BET Awards, the Armed Forces as a group were Shining Light Recipient honorees.

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Barack and Michelle Obama Encourage Charity During Holidays

The president and FLOTUS talk about values that drive us to be better citizens.

Spread Holiday Cheer to Soldiers, Veterans and Their Families

The holiday season is the time to be with loved ones, spreading joy, cheer, and thankfulness. But what if your loved one is a disabled veteran or deployed soldier?

10 Things Americans Should Be Thankful For

Clean water, freedom of religion and Scandal are all things Americans should be thankful for.

Strength of Brotherhood: From Civilian to Soldier, Part 3

Cadet Courtland Perkins returns with maximum optimism. (11/22/2013)

Strength of Brotherhood: From Civilian to Soldier, Part 2

Elijah Lake shares his ROTC experience. (11/20/2013)

Effects of the Government Shutdown That You Would Not Expect

No wild horse adoptions, no organic food, plus more surprising effects of the government shutdown.
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