In 1949, Armed Forces Day began in the US. President Harry Truman declared it a day to praise the work of the military services at home and overseas. On Saturday, May 19, you and your family have a chance to attend one of these events in Puget Sound and salute our military men and women.
It is still not known if the soldier accused of killing 17 Afghans was ever diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder — but even if he had been, that alone would not have prevented him from being sent back to war.
Five days after the massacre, a portrait of the 38-year-old staff sergeant is beginning to emerge, though it remains very sketchy. Much of what is known about the suspect was disclosed by his lawyer, John Henry Browne, a veteran defense attorney from Seattle who came forward Thursday.
Days after the slayings of more than a dozen Afghan civilians by a suspected US serviceman, the military has kept under wraps one of the most salient details — his name. According to the Tacoma News Tribune, the soldier was flown out of Afghanistan on Wednesday, and may be tried at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
The Snohomish County Chapter of American Red Cross has developed a series of free workshops to assist American military families in managing the family’s readjustment to the service member’s return. Service members and their families are invited to attend.
Are you active duty military? Join 102.5 and KZOK this Saturday at Tacoma Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and take home a beautiful Christmas tree for your family! Free!
In honor of our veterans and active service men and women, many Seattle area businesses are offering special prices and services for Veteran’s Day. Here are some of our favorites for vets, servicemen and women and their families.
What a great way to say thank you! Massage Envy locations in Western Washington are offering active military, veterans, and their spouses free massages for Veteran’s Day!
Veterans! Military Spouses! Head to Safeco Field on Thursday, November 3 for an Opportunity Expo called “Hiring Our Heroes”.
There are many observances around our area this Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. Here are some public services where you can participate.