• September is National Service Dog Month

    The month of September is dedicated to raising awareness and showing appreciation for the service dogs that take care of their humans. Originally known as National Guide Dog Month, National Service Dog Month was first established in 2008 by actor, animal advocate, and founder of a pet food company,

  • IMA awarded Alaska Community Service medal

    Maj. Ryan Tilbury, an Individual Mobilization Augmentee exercise planner with U.S. Pacific Command, recently received the Alaska Community Service Medal.The medal, awarded by the state’s governor, recognized Tilbury’s six years of service on the state’s Veterans Advisory Council.Alaska has the

  • Reservist aims to change national veteran narrative

    The average American has three categories for all veterans: hero, victim and monster.So says Capt. Melissa Boatwright, the founder of Battle Tested Veterans, a not-for-profit dedicated to changing the national veteran narrative through the use of data and first-person stories.The idea for the