In a recent survey, roughly two out of three military families plan to scale back their Thanksgiving celebrations this year out of economic concerns.
The survey by Texas-based First Command Financial Services, a corporation that assists troops with financial planning, got this response from 62% of officers and NCOs—a nine-point increase over a similar poll last year.
A number of economic threats for the military have emerged this year–the recent government shutdown, debt ceiling debats, sequestration and plans to downsize the military.
In Florida, the city of Sanford bans guns for neighborhood watch volunteers, effective November 5.
by Tactical-Life / Oct 31, 2013