Category: HelpVet

25 September

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a wound in which an external force, such as a nearby explosion, causes the brain to move within the head and be damaged. With enough force, this movement can disrupt normal brain function, leading to a loss of consciousness or a feeling of being dazed and confused. Perhaps most alarming […]

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24 September

Finding one of the 5 highest paying jobs for military veterans isn’t necessarily easy if you don’t know where to look. Understanding which jobs pay the most, where to find them and the training necessary to qualify will go a long way to helping you get paid as a military veteran. After your brave service to our […]

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23 September

One of the worst times to move to a new area can be when it’s cold. Too cold to get out in the neighborhood and meet people. I remember arriving at Fort Meade in January of 2011 and thinking, I need to meet people, but it’s too cold for my littles at the playground! Luckily, […]

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20 September

All retirees have to accumulate the resources to last for the rest of their lives, but early retirees (before age 65) have two daunting challenges: paying for healthcare and contending with decades of inflation. Health insurance is largely a workplace benefit, and many civilian workers feel “locked in” to their jobs by it. Health insurance can be hundreds of […]

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19 September

Military families are well-versed on sacrifice. We understand being confronted with hard times. It’s almost normalized among our communities. The entire family serves when a military member serves because of the countless contributions and sacrifices. This past year was difficult for me. I found myself struggling to find positivity. I would look at social media […]

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18 September

Finding The Best Plan For Your Family Military life insurance options have interesting things you want to think about before you get involved in a long-term program. The sad reality is that there are insurance agents and agencies who prey on military families. Also, military life itself makes it difficult to acquire what may be called “normative” […]

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17 September

Separation from a loved one who is deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan can be an emotionally difficult time for all family members. The emotions can vary from low energy levels, feelings of sadness, anger, excitement, restlessness, tension, frustration, resentment and depression. Additionally, there are many challenges for military families to overcome during deployments. It is […]

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16 September

Whether you’ve been out of the workforce for a short while or it’s been a number of years, it can be challenging to re-enter that world. Work environments and culture can change quickly. Brushing up on the latest technological advancements employers are using is a great first step. Familiarizing yourself with technology will help ease […]

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13 September

Art as therapy. If you’ve seen it in action, you know the life-changing effects it can have on our Brothers & Sisters that struggle. For years, art has been shown to improve interpersonal skills, increase self-awareness, and boost self-esteem. Clinically speaking, this helps reduce tension and anxiety, which can relieve pain and set a strong foundation […]

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12 September

Military spouses now qualify for some economic relief when they transition a professional license across state lines. The Coast Guard announced in June the creation of a reimbursement program for spouses who incur certification costs due to a Permanent Change of Station move. According to the Coast Guard’s website, “Qualified re-licensing costs include examination and […]

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