Tag Archives: Military

We Salute Our American Veterans

We Salute Our American Veterans

Every year on Veterans Day in the U.S., we on GeekDad and GeekMom like to take a moment to remember our American veterans. We ordinarily deal with far less serious matters, but as many of us are American, we feel it is important that we remember all those who have given part of their lives in service to our country’s military. Read More

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We Salute Our American Veterans

We Salute Our American Veterans

Every year on Veterans Day in the U.S., we on GeekDad and GeekMom like to take a moment to remember our American veterans. We ordinarily deal with far less serious matters, but as most of us are American, we feel it is important that we remember all those who have given part of their lives in service to our country’s military. Read More

We Salute Our American Veterans

We Salute Our American Veterans

Every year on Veterans Day in the U.S. we on GeekDad like to take a moment to remember our American veterans. We ordinarily deal with far less serious matters, but as most of us are American, we feel it is important that we remember all those who have given part of their lives in service to their country’s military. Read More

Genealogy Geek, Part 4: Search for Veterans’ Military Histories on Ancestry’s Fold3

Genealogy Geek, Part 4: Search for Veterans’ Military Histories on Ancestry’s Fold3

With Veterans Day this week, many of us are focusing on remembering those who have served in the military. Both of my grandfathers were in the Army during World War II, and I have other ancestors who fought in the Civil War, the War of 1812, and the Revolutionary War. But for people who don’t know how to navigate the system, it can be hard to find information to add to one’s family history about ancestors’ time in the military. Read More

What Veterans Day Means to Me

A few days ago, my son Michael had the privilege of being the Master of Ceremonies at the Veterans Day Ceremony at his middle school, Caddo Middle Magnet. He did an excellent job, and I am very proud of him. Why did he get picked to do it? Because the person organizing knew that he… Read More

Heather E. Schwartz Inspires Young Girls to Serve Their Nation

Earlier this year, GeekMom Kathy recommended I contact one of her colleagues, children’s author Heather E. Schwartz, about reviewing her two books about women in the U.S. armed forces that were published earlier this year.  She thought I’d be an appropriate candidate, not only as a military member myself, but because I have elementary-school aged… Read More

Education Week: University of Phoenix and Military Dependents

University of Phoenix is the United States’ largest private university. It has over 400,000 students split between a robust online learning program and 400 brick and mortar campuses. Through GeekMom, I have been offered the opportunity to take an online class (of my choosing) with UOPX and write about my experience. This post is part… Read More

Meet Our Sponsor: 5.11 Tactical

Starting today, we have a brand new sponsor, 5.11 Tactical. 5.11 Tactical makes products used by law enforcement, the military, and firefighters, and for anyone looking for durable, quality goods. They offer tactical equipment, clothing, uniforms, outerwear, footwear, eyewear, knives, and various kinds of gear. Their mission is to provide functional products that give a… Read More