WHAT IS NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CUPCAKE DAY? National Chocolate Cupcake Day is every year on October 18 – a day where office break rooms everywhere fill with a special kind of joy only brought by chocolate cupcakes (thanks Jan). Chocolate cupcakes were born out of… Read More ›
Too Cool for British Rule – the Declaration of Independence July 4, 1776
The Declaration of Independence was the first formal statement by a nation’s people asserting their right to choose their own government. When armed conflict between bands of American colonists and British soldiers began in April 1775, the Americans were ostensibly… Read More ›
Heartwarming Father’s Day photos celebrate military dads reuniting with their kids
Happy Father’s Day to all of our military dads. We appreciate the dedication from all our service member’s dads, stepdads, grandfathers, and uncles who have been ‘boots-on-the-ground’ supporting their sons, daughters, and grandchildren. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson went to… Read More ›
What Is Flag Day?
Discover the history of the annual holiday and check out 13 facts about the American flag and how to properly display it. When the American Revolution broke out in 1775, the colonists weren’t fighting united under a single flag. Instead,… Read More ›
Your Recruit’s Valentine.
Love is many things — and being yelled at while at boot camp may not be one of them. I am confident the drill instructor follows the ‘tough love‘ strategy of building your recruit into a robust warrior through words… Read More ›
2021 – a Year of Connection
I was shocked that my team of veterans and active-duty spouses had to close our military travel agency due to the COVID virus six months ago. Although disappointed and a bit confused about what to do next, God blessed us with… Read More ›
4 Ways to Motivate your Recruit!
Recruit training is challenging with many ups and downs. Over the following months, your recruit depends on letters from home offering the needed encouragement to keep them pushing toward the ultimate prize – graduation and earning the title of a U.S…. Read More ›
Christmas onboard the USS Constitution
The oldest commissioned warship afloat is the USS Constitution, which played a crucial role in the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. She actively defended sea lanes from 1797 to 1855. When reading USS Constitution‘s early log books or journals,… Read More ›
Holiday for the Heroes ✈️
Serendipity is one way to describe my by-chance reading of a simple social network post by a stranger in November of 2019 (😳 has it been a year?) The LinkedIn post, shared by thousands, received international news media coverage and… Read More ›
Black Friday is Early 🥳
Double up on your postcards to send to your recruit, active-duty service member, family, and friends. Double every purchase with the Promo Code: DOUBLE. Digitally printed on 14pt glossy postcard stock Postage, printing, and delivery included Upload photo or choose… Read More ›
A Recruit’s Thanksgiving Day Feast (and ♥️)
Mike Schultz, former Mayer of Boerne, TX, made a difference in Air Force boot camp recruits’ lives by inviting them to Thanksgiving day lunch. Mike and his wife provided a home-away-from-home for these young men and women through hugs, listening… Read More ›