Category: Military Life

Common Challenges to a Smooth Civilian Transition

Transition. According to, it can be used as a noun or a verb, but in most case..

Tips For Making The Best Use Of Downtime

Perhaps the occurrence of downtime is more common on the reserve side of the Marine Corps than ..

6 Essential Productivity Tips For Introverts

Introverts tend to have tremendous powers of concentration, enabling them to dig deep and work ..

Coping With Deployment Separation

Separation from a loved one who is deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan can be an emotionally diffic..

When Separating From the Military Unexpectedly Becomes Your Reality

When a service member separates from, or even considers a life outside of the military, it affe..

6 Veteran Benefits You May Not Have Heard Of

One of the most common benefits for veterans are their disability payments, such as Veterans Co..

A Guide to Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

According to the Department of Defense, about 1,300 military members transition out of militar..

Tips on Preparing for Military Transition From a Marine Veteran

Transitioning from an active-duty servicemember into the civilian world can be a harrowing expe..

Vets Can Make A Difference Through Volunteer Firefighting

Patriotism is in the air during the summer months. It starts with Memorial Day and flows into J..

Handling the Stress You Have About Your Service Member

You may feel pride that your child, grandchild, bother, sister, significant other or friend is ..