May is Military Appreciation Month

Every year, Military Appreciation Month occurs during the month of May.

The purpose of this holiday is to raise awareness and show gratitude for those who have served and those who are currently serving for their country. This month is also meant to show appreciation for the families who tirelessly stand by and support their spouses and relatives.

According to research conducted by the RAND corporation, the lack of knowledge about the importance of sleep has been a barrier to recognizing and addressing sleep problems in the military. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine found that 85% of active military personnel had some type of sleep disorder. Additionally, out of the 2 million Americans who’ve served in combat since September 11, 2001, 54% have insomnia.

Eight, a technology company focused on fueling your day through good sleep and a healthy lifestyle, is offering military personnel, veterans, and their families a special discount sitewide. With products developed using more than 200 billion data points and 10 million hours of sleep analyzed, including smart mattresses and sleep trackers, shoppers can feel confident that they are making a step in the right direction towards a better night’s sleep.

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