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Tips for Kids with Military Moms

As the military sees a stronger and stronger presence of female soldiers, the likelihood of children having deployed moms on Mothers’ Day becomes higher and higher. Many articles are scattered across the web, offering moms advice on how to deal with deployed children, but few address the perspective of children with deployed mothers. Here are […]


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President, VA Making Progress on Veterans’ Mental Health Issues

Did you know that 19 out of 100 veterans of the Iraq war have reported a mental health problem? According to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), for Afghanistan war vets the number is 11%. For those who fought in Desert Storm, it’s 10%. For Vietnam Veterans, it’s 30 out of 100. We at Towne […]


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Veteran’s Day – A Rich and Storied History

Every year on November 11th we Americans celebrate National Veteran’s Day to pay homage to all of those brave men and women who, throughout history, have bravely fought to defend our freedom. What many people don’t know however is that the very first Veteran’s Day or Armistice Day took place on the 11th hour of […]


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A Back-to-School Gift to Last A Lifetime

Military schools comprise a long and proud tradition in the service of our country, though the commitment often means separation from family and friends. As summer winds down, young men and women across the nation will be leaving home for the first time to begin careers in the armed forces. Show your support and pride […]


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Commemorating Peace in the Pacific

On August 15th, 1945, Japan’s acceptance of surrender terms from Allied Forces marked the end of World War II. The surrender brought a formal close to the most widespread war in history, nearly six years of violent conflict that forever altered the political and social structure of the world. V – J Day commemorates this […]


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America’s Employers Show Their Patriotism by Hiring Heroes

In today’s tough economy, many veterans returning from service struggle to find a job. Thanks to military career networks, however, community outreach has helped foster support for men and women who have bravely defended our country, or who still defend it. Across the nation, more and more employers are actively seeking veterans and those with […]


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Give your returning hero a memorable gift

We recognize the courage and dedication of our armed forces, and the sacrifices they make in defense of our nation. Military deployments are long-term commitments, testing endurance and fortitude. Amid the hardships of long-term separation, out of touch with family and friends, service members not only face the dangers of potential combat, but also contend […]


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Remembering A “Forgotten War”

This Friday, July 27th, is National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day.  In July of 1953, the drafting of an armistice ended a three-year civil war in Korea, drawing a demarcation line and setting up the demilitarized zone that still exists today. During those years of combat, nearly 45,000 U.S. men and women gave their lives […]


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A Tribute for Any Day of the Year

The calendar provides many special opportunities to commemorate those who have given their time or their lives in the armed forces. At Towne Craft Designs, though, we know that recognition isn’t just for holidays: every day is a chance to honor those men and women who serve our country.  And with our beautiful military pendants, […]


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Raise A Glass to Your Hero

It would be hard to imagine warm summer weather without the company of friends and loved ones. For any seasonal barbecues or special gatherings, Towne Craft Designs wine charms are a great tribute to those serving our nation.  And now, partnered with Purple Heart Homes veteran organization, they’re a way to give back to the […]


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