For most families, choosing a banking institution can be a very involved process even in the best of economic times. But mix in the challenges of military life, tough economic conditions, and a lack of consumer trust in many different industries, and doing so can become a daunting challenge.
The flag of the United States of America is one of the most widely recognized symbols in the world - it is the symbol of freedom and democracy. And one flag in particular has a special meaning for the Soldiers of Multi-National Division - Baghdad's 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.
Military members receive some buffers from hard times through benefits like housing and meal allowances, commissaries and a strong support network. But they feel the crunch of increasing prices like everyone else.
As the nation and the world observe the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, a Multinational Division Baghdad paralegal specialist from New York City explained the state of shock the community endured.
Ad Campaign Features Kid Rock, Earnhardt
The National Guard has enlisted two superstars to attract new members and remind those already serving what the Guard is all about through a new nationwide theater advertising campaign that made its debut last week.
Heroes saved lives in Pentagon 9/11
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind the program “Sesame Street,” and the United Service Organizations joined forces to bring “The Sesame Street Experience for Military Families” to 43 installations across the country.The casualty toll at the Pentagon may have been much worse Sept. 11, 2001, officials said, without the heroic actions of many Soldiers and civilian employees that day. "There were an unknown number of acts of personal courage and heroism."
State Farm Earns Award for Support
“Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there,” is the insurance company’s advertising slogan, but it doesn’t apply only to the clients the company insures. It also reflects State Farm’s posture toward the reserve-component servicemembers it employs.