Thinking about Memorial Day this year?

I am shocked, pleased, thinking out loud

and wondering just what is wrong with this picture?

Florida is doing O.K. compared to the rest of the states

in the United States of America.

Knowing Florida, this is truly sad!

Bearing the Flag

Bearing the Flag

2016’s Best & Worst States for Military Retirees

by John S Kiernan

Retirement is typically viewed as the end of the line — a time for rest, relaxation and the pursuit of interests long ago put on the back burner.

But the narrative is far different for many military retirees.

New Jersey is USA’s 2nd worst state for military retirees

by Staff Report • May 23, 2016

Happy Military Appreciation Month!

All military personnel face tough challenges when readjusting to civilian life upon retirement, which, for the average officer, happens at age 47.

Recognizing their brave sacrifices, especially those of our fallen heroes this coming Memorial Day, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2016’s Best & Worst States for Military Retirees.

To help ease the burden of retirement planning for former military personnel, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 20 key metrics — ranging from job opportunities for veterans to number of VA health facilities per number of veterans — that collectively speak to the economic environment, health care services and overall quality of life in each area.


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