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Here are the top ten articles for the Veterans Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Veterans Winning the War Against Finances
This is the second article in a two-part series about helping veterans cope and overcome financial problems. Please read Veterans Battle Against Finances first. The steps are: assess the situation, draw up a battle plan, take the high ground, and accept that there will be collateral damage.
2. Military Leaders Born in November
November yields am impressive list. Here is a list of ten notable military people from around the world and throughout the ages, who were born in November. With whom do you share a birthday?
3. Combat Tour Lengths - A Rough Comparison
The U.S. Army is back to 12 month combat tours again. How does this compare to the wars of yesteryear?
4. I Can't Help You
When the World Says, "I can't help you."
5. A Salute to our Veterans
On this Veteran's Day, we need to salute our Veterans not just for servicing the country, but also for their all-giving altruistic hearts. Even the Veteran's children demonstrate that Altruistic Heart. Read it here.
6. Military Leaders Born in October
Here is a list of ten Notable Military People from around the world and throughout the ages, who were born in October. With whom do you share a Birthday?
7. Sad Sack
Lauded as one of the biggest morale builders of World War II, and many wars thereafter was Famous Comic 'Sad Sack'. It gave our Military lots of laughs when there were none to be had. Its creator George Baker was a hero to many.
8. QF-16 New Aerial Target for Air Force
The U.S. Air Force is testing converted F-16, unmanned drones as real life targets. They are called QF-16s. Fighter Pilots will be able to sharpen their skills, and test new weapon systems in real world situations. Read about it here.
9. Oveta Culp Hobby
Oveta Culp Hobby was a boost to the nation as the first Director of the Womens’ Army Corps and as the first woman to receive the US Army’s Distinguished Service Medal, and as the first Secretary of the Dept. of Health Education and Welfare.
10. First Woman - Distinguished Service Medal
In 1939 Jacqueline Cochran wrote to Eleanor Roosevelt to promote the idea of women pilots taking over non-combat military flying so that men would be freed to fly into combat. In 1945, Jacqueline Cochran was the first woman to be awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.
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