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What's the Big Idea about Supporting the Service to the Armed Forces?

This post revisits a 2018 post about the American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces. While some things have changed since that year, the commitment Jovian Concepts has to this cause remains steadfast. Please join Jovian Concepts again this year as we come together as a community in support of active military, veterans, and their families.

The Jovian Concepts Golf Tournament on raises money for the American Red Cross National Capital and Greater Chesapeake Region's Service to the Armed Forces (SAF). To many people, the familiar Red Cross brings to mind disaster relief and blood drives. Jovian Concepts proudly supports both such efforts throughout the year-- but with our annual Golf Tournament we spotlight the service of the American Red Cross that quietly works around the clock for the U.S. military, its veterans, and their families. Each year we are surprised by community members who comment that they were unaware of the work being done by the Service to the Armed Forces; it is our pleasure to bring attention to such a worthy cause.

Beginning with the first day of enlistment, members of all U.S. military branches, active-duty personnel, reservists and members of the National Guard are eligible for a continuum of services from Emergency Services and Service to Military Families, to Service to Military and Veterans Hospitals.

Members of the military, veterans, and their families can access services by contacting their local American Red Cross chapter or by downloading the Hero Care app (by American Red Cross) on their mobile devices. Among other things, the app allows users to

--initiate an emergency request;

--learn about financial assistance, Reconnection Workshops, Pre-Deployment preparedness, and other services; and

--get help applying for civilian jobs, finding substance abuse or mental health treatment, and connecting with other local resources.

Jovian Concepts is pleased to offer each year a variety of Golf Tournament sponsorship levels to make it easy for companies and individuals to support the local American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces. To stay current on the tournament and find a list of sponsorship opportunities, visit our Tournament page.

To read more about the American Red Cross National Capital and Greater Chesapeake Region's Service to the Armed Forces and the benefits they bring to our community, visit their site.

About Jovian Concepts, Inc.

Jovian Concepts, Inc. provides unique on-site consulting services to agencies of the United States government. Founded in 2009 by Richard Scheper, Ph.D., Jovian Concepts is based in Maryland and is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans. For more information, visit


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