USA.gov Daily Blog Update

USA.gov Update: Be Prepared – Hurricane Season
08/07/2014
It is officially hurricane season. So if you live in an area that could be impacted by a storm, it’s important to prepare with a family emergency plan and disaster supplies kit.Should disaster strike and you need to located a loved one, use the National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System. For more information and resources on hurricanes and disasters, see the Disasters and Emergencies page.
USA.gov Blog Daily Update
08/07/2014
Is your shopping buddy app-y?08/07/2014 03:00 PM EDT

Is your shopping buddy app-y?:

Do you know what personal information that shopping app collects about you? Find out before downloading.

Today in 1782, George Washington created the Purple Heart

08/07/2014 01:00 PM EDT

 

The Purple Heart is the badge for meritorious action. It is our oldest military award.

Learn more about the creation of the award and what it honors. (PDF)

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