The thought of the military always brings to mind images of strong men in camouflage gear with weapons. It rarely reminds us of women who transcended the barriers of gender and played key roles in the success of the military throughout history.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, G.I Junk features three women who are beautiful not only because they are women, but because they showed extraordinary courage and strength as women Veterans.
During this year’s Black History Month, G.I. Junk Removal wants to recognize some of the Black Men and Women who bravely fought for our country.
As the holidays approach, it’s important to remember that many of our Veterans can be housebound, lack transportation, or need extra support around this time.
After serving and returning home, veterans are often left with mental health symptoms as a result of depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. These conditions can make it difficult to re-acclimate to civilian life. However, there are numerous home renovations that can help make day to day living more comfortable, easing symptoms and improving mood. A skilled contractor can help ease mental health symptoms with the following renovation ideas:
Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death among Americans and the second leading cause of death in the military. The statistics are shocking, but research shows that public awareness, education and treatment are crucial in the prevention of suicide.
Recent findings now document the secondary consequences of being exposed to traumatic events of your comrades, even if you never served overseas. The suicide rate of the National Guard and Reserves has more than doubled.
How can we expect men and women to return to civilian society unmarked by their experiences, by what they've seen and been a part of? And more, how can we help them heal?
The bravery of men and women who serve in the armed forces is acknowledged on holidays such as Memorial Day and Veterans Day. However, have you ever wondered how you could show your respect on a more individual level? No matter what time of year it is, you can show veterans that you care about them and are forever grateful for their service. Here are some simple actions you can take in support of veterans.
The term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, commonly referred to as PTSD, was coined in 1980 by the American Psychological Association when it formally became recognized as a diagnosable condition after the Vietnam War. However, war did not create the condition itself. For as long as humans have lived and experienced traumatic events, whether it be battle, abuse, accidents, or a natural disaster, a psychological response has followed, even if we didn’t have a name for it.
There are a host of local businesses that are not only founded by Veterans, but work every day to help improve the lives of Veterans. We’d love for you to get to know a few of them!
Moving is hard, especially if your job is in the military and requires it. Having a career with the military can mean moving year after year to many different homes. Moving doesn't have to be stressful or hard. Rather, it can be exciting to get to know a new place. Here are 3 tips to help you save money and make moving a little easier for you and your family.
While many veterans known about the healthcare and education benefits afforded to them through the Department of Veterans' Affairs, there are several programs that are available to assist vets that you might not know about.