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What better way to put a smile on our deployed servicemembers' faces than by writing them a letter? With our Pen Pal Program, your kiddos can do just that.
In a year that’s gotten off to a bit of a shaky start, an early spring could only be a good thing, right? While there’s not much we can do about the weather, we can always frame the situation in its best light.
We moved to New York City on the Lower east side when I was 1year old. The year was 1939. World War II was being talked about by all; it was coming soon.
Service Reflections is an easy-to-complete self-interview, located on your TWS Profile Page, which enables you to remember key people and events from your military service and the impact they made on your life.
In most years, as Europeans prepare to celebrate the final days of the crazy carnival season, Asian communities across the continent are getting ready for festivities of their own.
The American Forces Network (AFN) is airing Super Bowl LV live on television and radio and encouraging fans to share reactions and thoughts on social media.
Trenton, New Jersey (Jan 28, 2021) –  Today, the Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs (AMSE) released its annual Impact Report.
February 2 is Groundhog Day back home in the States. On the day, a furry mammal will shake off its deep winter sleep long enough to emerge from its burrow.
I was working in the shipyard and had just turned 17. My girlfriend and I went to see "Jumping Jacks," a movie starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. It was all about the fun and adventure of being a Paratrooper.
I had been unable to join the military when I graduated high school due to a medical issue. In 1969 I was employed by the Kansas City Southern railroad as part of the engineering operations of the KCS.
Do you love to write? Looking to gain experience writing for one of the most respected U.S. military media organizations? Needing more content for your portfolio? Look no further!
The gift giving season is upon us. With so many shopping restrictions in place this year, more and more shoppers are turning to online storefronts for their seasonal buying. With an uptick in internet sales comes a related uptick in mail volume.
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the guns fell silent marking the end of World War I in 1918. Originally designated as “Armistice Day,” it was changed to “Remembrance Day” in the U.K. in 1931, and “Veterans Day” in the U.S. in 1954.
Greetings from the North Pole! Stars and Stripes Europe is helping children get their letters to Santa. If you’re stationed in Europe, drop your child’s letter addressed to “Santa Claus, c/o Stars and Stripes, North Pole” into any U.S.
For those reading my posts: It was never my intent for anyone to read my postings. They were born from my need to ramble based on one of my counselors at the Vet center, reminding me that if we tell the story enough times, the emotions leave us.