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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. 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?
2. 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.
3. I Can't Help You
When the World Says, "I can't help you."
4. 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?
5. A Poppy in Memory of our War Dead
Have you ever wondered why the Poppy flower is so popular around Memorial Day? It is worn to commemorate our war dead. The origin is from a poem written during World War I, expressing grief over a fallen friend. This touching story can be read here.
6. 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.
7. 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?
8. Molly Pitcher
The story of Molly Pitcher took on the quality of folklore, embellishing deeds here, slipping away from the facts there. But Molly Pitcher epitomized the bravery of women who fought for their country’s freedom.
9. Veterans Unemployment Rate High
The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) launched a report this week outlining unemployment numbers for Veterans. Surprise, surprise the Veterans with the highest unemployment rate are Veterans who have served since 2001.
10. Giving to Veteran Organizations
There are many fantastic charitable organizations to assist veterans. However, I have come to the conclusion that for every good charitable organization for veterans, there are many not-so-savory ones. Here are some simple clues to help you decide who gets your money.
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