Category: Resources

24 September

Deciding to get married is one of the most important decisions a couple will make together. Before making the decision, take an honest look at yourselves as individuals and as a couple and talk together about how you see your future. Take advantage of information, tips and resources to help guide you through the decision-making […]

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24 September

A fit and healthy fighting force is the foundation of a strong national defense. In the United States, poor nutrition, obesity, lack of physical fitness and tobacco use pose a growing threat to the military’s four “Rs”: recruitment, retention, readiness and resilience. To address these threats, the Department of Defense launched a Healthy Base Initiative […]

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24 September

Moving doesn’t have to disrupt your career, because as a military spouse you may get preference when you apply for Department of Defense civilian jobs. The Military Spouse Preference program gives preference to military spouses for Department of Defense civilian jobs. To be eligible for military spouse preference, you must be: The spouse of an […]

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24 September

The Family Readiness System is defined as the network of agencies, programs, services, and individuals, and the collaboration among them, that promotes the readiness and quality of life of service members and their families. For the Family Readiness System to be fully realized, Department of Defense asks that everyone who provides these services view themselves […]

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24 September

Don’t think you can afford college? Think again. In addition to military tuition assistance and Department of Veterans Affairs education programs, numerous loans and opportunities are available to help you fund the next step in your education. Federal Grants and Loans Check out these grants and loans to help cover education expenses: Free Application for […]

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28 August

As a service member, it’s your duty to maintain your fitness. Your physical abilities are routinely tested, so staying in shape is just another part of the job. And staying healthy and fit can also be fun, and a great way to connect with your family, friends and community. Here are some ways to stay in […]

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27 August

Attention military spouses: Whether you’re new to the military community or a seasoned spouse, we can all find some solace in talking with a peer who has been there/done that. That’s where Military OneSource’s peer-to-peer specialty consultations come in – a free resource you’ll want to add as a “favorite” contact on your phone. Peer consultants are […]

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27 August

Combat stress reactions are natural responses of the body and brain to the extreme stress of combat. Sometimes a threat is so prolonged or intense that it causes a “stress injury.” In these cases, the body and brain continue to maintain that state of high alert long after the danger has passed. Combat stress is […]

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27 August

Job fairs are a great opportunity to network and be proactive in the employment process. In order to make the most of these opportunities, set realistic expectations for what you hope to achieve. Prepare for the job fair like you would for an interview, have a plan for when you arrive, make a good impression […]

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27 August

You’ve received your PCS orders. Between using MilitaryINSTALLATIONS and Move.mil, looking for a new home and packing, you’ll have another big job to do if you’re a military parent – helping your kids cope with moving. Military families frequently move so this can be both an exciting and challenging time for children and teens. Keep in mind while […]

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