Category: Military Spouses

26 November

I often hear military spouses express a sense of hopelessness when it comes to reaching personal educational and career goals due to the transient military lifestyle. The obstacles to those goals seem overwhelming or even insurmountable. My husband and I got married while I was in college. I had to decide whether to stay at […]

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25 July

As a Military Spouse, you’re no stranger to moving. Frequent reassignments mean hopping from place to place, sometimes only for a few months at a time — and trying to build a home for your family can be difficult when you’re faced with a short-term PCS. Whether you embrace the challenge or dread the thought of temporary […]

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14 June

What if we make marriage a lot harder than it needs to be? What if I told you there are a few tips for a happy marriage you can follow to easily bring intimacy and closeness back to your relationship? The good news is that most couples do not need an overhaul of their relationship, […]

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02 May

You’ve just found out you’re moving overseas. You’re shaking up your world, and new possibilities and experiences await you. Perhaps a new job awaits you, too. As soon as you know about your move, it’s time to start the research, so you can enter the market there job-ready. MSEP helps you hit the ground running […]

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15 April

If you need a job, particularly one that is potentially flexible and portable, look no further than the Military Spouse Employment Partnership Job Search on MySECO. Through the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, hundreds of businesses have committed to hiring and retaining military spouses in jobs that provide meaningful and lasting employment. You can also speak to […]

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22 March

If you’ve recently married into the military, or you or your spouse has just joined, you may be feeling both nervous and excited about the future. During the adjustment period, spouses take on new roles, adapt to new schedules and learn new ways of handling many of life’s obstacles. The following resources can help ease […]

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06 March

The state licensing and career credentials initiative is designed to help make it easier to transition your credentials to a new state. Whether you’re already a licensed or certified professional, or are planning to become one, the process will now be easier for service members and their spouses when relocating. Don’t let a move and change […]

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22 February

Depending on your individual interests and skills, there are many job opportunities available to you while you’re living overseas. Here are a few things to consider as you prepare your resume and begin to explore what job opportunities await you during your time abroad. On the installation Check the installation website for job listings. This […]

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11 December

Networking leads to 70 percent of all jobs. While it isn’t difficult, networking does take time and effort. It requires getting to know people in your chosen field and staying in touch with them throughout your career. If you want to get hired, be your biggest fan. Here are a few ways to toot your own […]

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27 November

Joining a community of military spouses gives you a place where you can ask questions, offer support and make life-long friends. Here are a few ideas on how to build your network of friends and fellow military spouses. Join your installation’s Family Readiness Group If you’re looking for support close to home, then consider joining […]

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