A national grant program gives military members up to $5,000 to be used for any costs associated with buying their first home. “Applying for the grant was really easy,” said Sgt. Jonathan Lewis, a Camp Lejeune supply Marine who recently bought his first home in Jacksonville with his wife. Lewis received $5,000 from the Pentagon Read more about Jacksonville Daily News: Grant Program Offers $5,000 for First-Time Military Home Buyers[…]
The PenFed Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to meet the needs of military personnel and their families, recently launched the Veterans Day With Love Contest to help put a face on this annual holiday. Click here for the full story.
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is charging the Cayman Turtle Farm with animal cruelty and potential human health risk. The WSPA said in a statement that a year-long undercover investigation showed thousands of endangered sea turtles being kept in dirty, packed touch tanks. Click here for the full story.
[By PenFed Foundation President Christopher Flynn] Americans tend to think of issues in cycles every two to four years. Every four years American’s attention is focused on a few key topics as presidential elections get into high gear. Sometimes that includes foreign policy while other times domestic issues. And in the in-between years we move Read more about The Huffington Post: The Election is Over-Let’s Make Sure Veterans Don’t Lose[…]
Swingline and OFM, an office furniture distributor, partnered to host the Hands Off My Stapler Contest. Entrants in the contest were asked to submit photos and descriptions of the methods they used to keep their stapler safe. We received many creative and thoughtful entries, and the panel of judges has now named the winners. Click Read more about Swingline Blog: Hands Off My Stapler![…]