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May is Military Appreciation month! Here are 9 great ways to thank a veteran: http://cnn.it/1oAyFnl

The http://www.nmam.org/ website has some great tips on how you can support your military!

  1. Fly the American flag at your phone or place of business.

  2. Engage media to highlight military and veteran events.

  3. Send care packages to soldiers through USO Cares.

  4. Encourage your elected officials to recognize our military and veterans.

  5. If you're a veteran and see another veteran, render the proper salute!

  6. Ensure that military discounts include all who serve and have served in the past.

  7. Civilians, when you see a person in a military uniform, stop to shake their hand and thank them for their service and sacrifice.

  8. Encourage schools to participate in military appreciation month by including military history in their curriculum during the month of May.

  9. Encourage local organizations participate in military appreciation month

  10. Hire a veteran!