Celebrations, Commemorations and Inductions

By Paula Green

         The staff at VA Butler’s Cranberry Township Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) hosted a surprise centennial celebration on Mar. 24.  World War II Army veteran William “Bill” Proffitt turned 100 years old on March 27, and the hospital staff honored him for his years of military service. [Read more…]

November is a Special Time to Honor & Recognize Our Veterans

 

troops_5x5_whitecaneBy: Paula Green

It was the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 when an armistice was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in World War I.  The following year, it was commemorated as Armistice Day, [Read more…]

Rally for Troops and Veterans Leadership Journey

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By: Paula Green

“The willingness of America’s Veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned

them our lasting gratitude.” – Jeff Miller (Florida congressman)

 

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Military Wedding Traditions

By: Paula Green

 

Military weddings are like civilian weddings, but the difference is the attire and the patriotic traditions.  One requirement for a military wedding is at least one of the parties getting married must be a part of a branch of the U.S. military, whether it be the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard or Air Force. [Read more…]

Military Adoption Benefits

By: Paula Green

Two special occasions are acknowledged during the month of November.  One celebration is Veterans Day, which is held annually on November 11.  It is commemorated on this date because it marks the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I, which was formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.  [Read more…]