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Maximizing Your Ride’s Winter Gas Mileage

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By Albert Khoury Winter is coming, and you should know how the cold weather affects your vehicle’s performance and efficiency. First, engine and transmission friction increase in cold temperatures due to cold engine oil and other fluids. It also takes longer for your engine to reach its optimal temperature in the winter. Also a vehicle’s […]

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Good Health & Vitamin D

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  Vitamin D has emerged as a “star supplement” because it is an essential vitamin that provides many nutritional benefits for both men and women. Vitamin D plays a key role in the proper absorption of calcium, helps support healthy bones and teeth, and helps support a healthy immune system.† Unfortunately, too many Americans are […]

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Your At-Home Winter Staycation Ideas

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By Rachel Means Winter and the holiday season are upon us once again! There’s nothing quite like back-to-back-to-back holiday celebrations crammed with school plays, cold weather, crazy relatives, and more baked goods than you can shake a stick at quickly followed by New Years’ Resolutions to make you really long for a vacation. The bad […]

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On the Move

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Financial Assistance, Discounts and More Can Help Military Families Manage Frequent Relocations By Donna Boyle Schwartz Military families are no strangers to frequent moving, with the average family moving about every three years. In the process of uprooting home and households, service members and their families may confront many unexpected – and stressful – situations, […]

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Honoring the Fallen

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Nonprofit Wreaths Across America Places Wreathes On Veterans’ Graves During The Holiday Season By Donna Boyle Schwartz Headstones in cemeteries all across the United States tell the tales of veterans’ service, sacrifice and sorrow, yet many of the fallen have no one left living to remember their stories. Thanks to the nonprofit, Wreaths Across America, […]

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Unit of the Quarter: NAVFAC Atlantic Volunteers Clean up Trash to Ensure the Health of the Chesapeake Bay

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Norfolk, VA—Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic recently sponsored Command volunteers for “Clean the Bay Day,” which is an effort to help clean trash from around the Chesapeake Bay area. The event is held annually, and it has seen over 165,000 volunteers collect more than seven million pounds of debris from along over 8,000 miles […]

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What Pet Parents Need to Know About CBD

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By Barbara Jarvie Castiglia Stroll down a drugstore aisle these days, and you’ll see any number of products featuring CBD boasting cure-all claims to soothe any number of ailments. So, it should come as no surprise that CBD products have also begun to invade the pet store aisles.  What can pet parents do to better […]

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Grand Plan

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Historic new Flagpole of Freedom Park plans to honor all U.S. veterans with an immersive memorial experience. A unique vision to honor every single one of the more than 24 million American veterans who have served since the Revolutionary War is taking shape in the scenic woodlands of Maine: Flagpole of Freedom Park. It is a $1 […]

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