Summer Fun served up with a side of safety!

Summer and the beautiful weather sends everyone outside to enjoy. ¬†Simple precautions and awareness will keep your summer filled with FUN! Keep these risks in mind: Overheating: ¬†Heat cramps (muscle spasms that result from low sodium levels due to sweating), heat exhaustion (a weakness or tiredness that results from dehydration) and heat stroke (occurs when […]

SargesList regcognizes Third Annual Military Consumer Protection Day

Looking to protect yourself from fraud, identity theft, and¬†scams? Maybe you‚Äôre wondering about the best way to use credit, how to shop for a used car, or maximize your security online. SargesList¬†has information for you in recognition of Military Consumer Protection Day, July 15, 2015. Our organization is recognizing¬†the third annual Military Consumer Protection Day […]

Keeping Your Cool

I don’t know about you, but here in the Mid-South, the summer has been record-breaking hot! ¬†And with these temps, we are seeing astronomically high electric bills. So what can you do? Read on for tips and tricks to help keep your home cool and your bill low! Service your air conditioner. If you haven’t […]

MilSpouse Employment

We are smack-dab in the middle of PCS season and you are getting ready to either pack up or have just arrived at your new duty station. While your servicemember has automatic employment at your new location, spouses don’t always have it that easy. We have compiled some amazing resources to help you return to […]

July is (unofficially) Park and Recreation Month

This July we‚Äôre celebrating 30 years of Park and Recreation Month and the enduring importance of parks and recreation for the world. From the start, parks were created to serve the people‚Äîto give them a place to appreciate nature, exercise, socialize and have fun. This mission lives on and will continue to intensify into the […]

Declaration of Independence

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]

History of Independence Day Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary […]

Honoring Flag Day

The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America’s birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisconsin Public School, District 6, to observe June 14 (the 108th anniversary of the official […]

Father’s Day ideas

Father’s Day is right around the corner (Sunday, June 21) and it seems like you have looked high and low and just can’t find¬†that perfect gift. Let us inspire you with some unique gift ideas! Old-time portraits: ¬†these are fun and easy to do with kids. Grab a shirt, jacket, tie and hat and have […]

Remembering D-Day

On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which, ‚Äúwe will accept nothing less than full victory.‚Äù More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported […]