Category: Military Life

Transition Assistance Programs and Resources

The military has an extensive array of services to help make your separation a success. If you'..

8 Things You Should Know Before Your Service Member Leaves for Boot Camp

This list can help you - whether you are a parent, sibling, friend, fiancé or extended family ..

10 Tips to Take to Basic Training

Basic training varies by service branch, but it’ll help you to know these facts of military l..

Your Leave and Earnings Statement

Your monthly Leave and Earnings Statement, or LES, is one of the most important financial docum..

Support and Resources Through the Commissary and Exchange

You may already know that shopping for groceries at the commissary or for electronics at the ex..

Voting While You’re Away From Home: The Absentee Voting Process

When military life takes you away from home, you and your family can use an absentee ballot and..

Military Clause: Terminate Your Lease Due to Deployment or PCS

Service members are protected by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act if they need to break thei..

Meeting Fitness Standards

Physical fitness is a big part of life in the military. It’s required. To make sure our milit..

Military Insignia: What Are Those Stripes and Bars?

The stripes and bars on a military uniform signify rank. If you’re new to the military, you k..

Enlisting In The Military

BEFORE YOU JOIN Doing The Research If you know a friend or family member who has spent time i..