June 2017

The army has a long, proud history with Independence Day.

6/30/2017 - Celebrating our Armed Forces this Independence Day

With Independence Day upon us, Americans are hosting patriotic parades, parties and fireworks displays across the country to celebrate our nation's founding and thank our veterans for fighting for our freedom. read more »

With so many digital risks arising, government contractors must ensure data security.

6/23/2017 - Government contractors must bolster cybersecurity efforts, per federal directive

A new federal security directive will now require all government contractors to either implement a robust cybersecurity plan to protect their digital data or have one ready to go. read more »

The new Blended Military Retirement System means active duty service members will need to make some major retirement decisions.

6/22/2017 - What to know about the military's new Blended Retirement System

It will be crucial for those active duty military members who will be impacted by this change to review the Blended Retirement System to ensure they fully understand the changes. read more »

It's important for military members or first responders to seek help if they think they have PTSD.

6/19/2017 - June is National PTSD Awareness Month

By spreading awareness and contributing to ongoing treatment efforts, everyone can lend a hand in combating PTSD. read more »

The threats of today are different from those of yesterday, which means first responders need to regularly review emergency protocols.

6/13/2017 - Updating emergency response protocols

As threats continue to evolve, first responders must remain diligent in updating their emergency response plans to ensure they have protocols in place to handle the ever-changing nature of risk assessment and response. read more »

The U.S. Army's birthday this year marks 242 years this fighting force has been defending the U.S. Flag and the freedom is symbolizes.

6/6/2017 - Celebrating the Army's 242nd birthday and Flag Day

As we remember the history of the U.S. Army and the U.S. flag, let us make sure to remember those who have given their all so that the Stars and Stripes remains flying high. read more »

First responders deal with a high level of occupational stress, which they should make efforts to manage.

6/1/2017 - Helping first responders fight against mental health issues

From community support groups to yoga classes, there are thankfully many ways that first responders can alleviate the stress and mental health detriments associated with their jobs. read more »