4 Ways to Show your Military Pride

Introduction There is a strong chance you will have been awarded military medals during your service in the military. Some of these medals will have been achieved through hard work, while others were ‘simply added’ to your record because you took part in a specific operation or event. It is critical to understand how to… Read More

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Why Do You Need Insurance?

Introduction When shopping for insurance many facets of your life are taken into account, meaning that your health and what you do for a living can weigh heavily on the insurance deal you get. Being into fitness and participating in active military service can change the circumstances of your insurance drastically. Sure, you are in… Read More

A Useful Guide for Military Veterans on How to get Compensated for their Injuries

Introduction What many people may not realise is that after returning home from battle, veterans can often face difficult challenges. Many are left with debilitating injuries which can make it hard, or even impossible, to return to their previous line of work. As a result, they may find themselves struggling financially. Fortunately, there are a… Read More

Which Retailers Offer Military Discounts?

Introduction To show their respect and gratitude, many retailers offer military discounts to military personnel, including active duty, veterans, first-responders, reservists, and families of the Armed Forces. Most eligible shoppers can save as much as 50% on their shopping by presenting a military ID or by filling out an online application to quicken the process.… Read More

Why Veterans Struggle with Addiction

Introduction Veterans may be done fighting in the military, but many people do not realise that some continue to fight addiction and substance abuse. And, it is more common than people may think, which is why addiction help for veterans is available. But, why are veterans more likely to struggle with addiction anyway? How Common… Read More

Conducting a Post-Discharge Job Search

Introduction Are you getting jittery about finding gainful employment after leaving military service? Every year, thousands of former service members find themselves thrust into the civilian economy with many curiosities ahead of them. While it is helpful that the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) administers a one-day employment preparation workshop for all transitioning service… Read More

What is the South African Legion of Military Veterans?

Introduction The South African Legion is the oldest military veterans organisation in South Africa. It is referred to simply as the SA Legion or even ‘The Legion’ and is one of the largest independent military veterans charities in South Africa. Brief History After suffering the horrors of war in France and Flanders, thousands of men… Read More