Category: HelpVet

17 February

Military marriage counseling: what to expect and available resources for military members and their spouses. It’s no secret that military marriages see higher rates of divorce than civilian marriages. From leaving your support system because of frequent moves to feeling isolated because of deployments to suspected or realized infidelity, one thing is for sure: Being […]

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14 February

A wedding is a significant and momentous time for everyone involved. Brides and grooms alike are filled with unparalleled anticipation for their special day. Military members and civilians all know there is always a lot to be done, and a countless number of decisions that must be made prior to the exchange of I-do’s. For […]

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13 February

Higher education is designed to help your family rise up to reach their dreams. Whether you or your child has always wanted to be a nurse, business manager or teacher, the sky is the limit when it comes to achieving your goals. Going to college is the only way to obtain a position in many […]

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12 February

Most military families can relate to the dread of having to pack up and move to their next base and then unload everything, only to do it again in a few years. What if it only took three hours to pack up and the same amount of time to unload for your next move? Living in an […]

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11 February

A PCS (Permanent Change of Station) can be overwhelming, especially when it involves children, family pets, and traveling a long distance. Getting the earliest start possible in the planning process allows for preparedness (and more sanity) for your family when it comes to the actual day of the move. Make a plan. Decide whether you want to make […]

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10 February

Community minded military members and families have plenty of volunteer opportunities in the United States. But what about those who are assigned to overseas bases? There are many opportunities to volunteer at overseas bases and not just for local host-nation charities, non-profits, or similar groups. Volunteering in another country can be as simple as showing […]

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07 February

Traveling the world is one of the best benefits military life has to offer. Did you know there are many people who have never been more than 1000 miles away from their home, ever? In fact, military dependents can travel all over the world for less than most people pay for one vacation–it is the […]

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06 February

You might not be able to change what is stressing you out, but you can control how you react and respond to stress. If you notice that you’re showing signs of stress, here are some things you can do to help yourself: Leave the room. Getting up and removing yourself from the stressful situation can […]

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05 February

A new program launched in February to assist Army families with the out-of-pocket expenses associated with child care.  The Army Emergency Relief Child Care Assistance Program is part of a larger effort by Secretary Mark Esper to address a trending challenge facing soldiers. The intent is to provide assistance to those Army families who recently PCS’ed to a high cost area. The […]

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04 February

If you are a college student (or an aspiring college student), then you know that tuition is not the only cost you have to incur to get your education. While textbooks can cost an inordinate amount of money, many classes require other resources to aid you in successfully completing the class. While there are ways to combat […]

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