• Starbucks Military Family Store Emphasizes Community, Spouse Employment

    Starbucks Military Family Store Emphasizes Community, Spouse Employment0

    Fort Hood, Texas, near Killeen, has become another community beneficiary of a Starbucks program to address and boost military spouse employment when this month the coffee corporation transitioned one of its franchises to a Military Family Store. The community-centered program, which has awarded the designation to more than 50 military community stores since 2013, designates

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  • In Our Communities

    In Our Communities0

    More than 7,500 military boots were on display in May at Fort Bragg, N.C., serving as a memorial to service members from all branches who have died in action since 9/11, Task & Purpose reported. “It shows the families the service members are still remembered, honored and not forgotten,” said Charlotte Watson, Fort Bragg’s Survivor

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  • Defense Communities National Summit: 3 Questions for Maureen Casey

    Defense Communities National Summit: 3 Questions for Maureen Casey0

    Maureen Casey is the chief operating officer for the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University. She will join Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) and others in a summit general session: “The Impact of the Military-Civilian Divide and Great Ideas to Bridge it,” Tues., June 11. We’re hearing more in

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