In my thirty years of non-profit LGBT causes and other worthy philanthropic pursuits, I have no prouder work than my involvement with the fine men and...
Did you know that 94% of recruiters use social media to find candidates for positions these days? This fact alone should make you want to think seriously about creating or updating your profile so that you're putting your best foot forward.
What is the REAL meaning for Memorial Day? Every Memorial Day we get a long weekend, spend time with friends and family, BBQ's and take boat rides, but forget so often what this day is REALLY for.
USAGov and Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Suicide Prevention share six areas where you can make a positive difference during chaotic, stressful events, for you and your family.
Like the change in military policy banning women from combat positions, the Obama administration's guidelines push educational institutions to be more inclusive and strive for gender equity, noting that many educational buildings were not designed with these concepts of equity in mind.
He's among the most pugnacious of candidates, routinely trashing Republicans, Democrats, immigrants, Mexicans, women, Muslims, and foreign policy professionals. Many of these political battles could reduce his chance of getting elected president. But his fight with the last group might help.
Being in the midst of history sometimes mean events are not seen in the "big picture" view that historians often later take, when looking back at the period.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump today reflected on his storied military career while laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Shareholder.
Military commanders must think of sleep as a weapon that they can deploy. This means that the decision maker must be afforded the opportunity to gain sufficient rest. Rested commanders are the best commanders.
This Memorial Day, find a way to honor the veterans with parades, visits to monuments and national parks where they are featured, and put a flower next to a gravesite of a fallen hero. And let's spend the other 364 days in the year fighting just as hard for them as they have for us!
I had the humble honor of serving in our military. But my service was a privilege, not a sacrifice. But I had friends with whom I served who made the ultimate sacrifice. To them and their fallen brothers and sisters I am forever grateful.
As the sun rises on Memorial Day weekend in Bakersfield, CA, more than 100 volunteers will converge on a popular local park to transform the lush green landscape into a sea of red, white, and blue. Crews will spend their Saturday morning attaching 1,000 American flags to metal poles, then strategically placing them across the park's hills and around the lake. The result is a spectacle that has become the city's newest, yet most visible Memorial Day tradition.
But for 300 million-plus Americans today, there is no realization on a daily basis of what our brothers and sisters in uniform are doing to keep us safe and secure. In fact, less than one percent of our population currently serves in the Armed Forces compared to more than 12 percent during World War II, and very few have a direct connection to someone in the military.
Backyard barbecues with the family and parades are Memorial Day customs but how about adding 22 pushups to your tradition? That's what Dr. Dennis Rebelo has been doing for the last 22 days as part of the 22Kill project.
We don't have to wait to see whom we elect to the highest offices in the land to start to fix many problems in this country. As a former citizen-soldier, it's clear to me that a more universal sense of service would make us better citizens of a better nation.
Let's teach our children that our freedom was bought and paid for by generations of service members they will never meet; while we can never repay our debt to them, it is our responsibility to remember them.