Category: Resources

27 July

Marine Corps Basic Recruit Training is the first step in preparing you mentally and physically to serve. The second step is the School of Infantry, where you’ll develop core skills for service. On the officer path? Marine Corps Officer Candidates School will evaluate you on leadership, academics and physical training. After you earn your commission […]

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26 July

The stripes and bars on a military uniform signify rank. If you’re new to the military, you know enough to understand that rank matters. While it may take time to figure out what everything means, a working knowledge out of the gate can help you feel more at home in the military. A quick vocabulary […]

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26 July

One of the most valuable assets to service members is their military ID. The Department of Defense issues distinct identification cards to uniformed service members, their family members and other eligible individuals to serve as proof of the cardholder’s identity and Department of Defense affiliation. These ID cards facilitate access to military installation services and […]

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03 July

When you’re married to another service member, you both share the honor of proudly serving your country. Dealing with deployments and separation can be demanding, and learning techniques to balance work and life can help you and your spouse stay connected. Know what to expect Balancing the demands of two careers can be stressful, and entering your […]

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02 July

Beat stress. Improve your life. You have proven and easy ways at your fingertips to improve well-being and master your MilLife: Military OneSource Non-medical Counseling Military and Family Life Counseling A recent study confirms these free services work to reduce stress, bolster relationships and help you to improve your performance at work and home. Nine […]

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22 June

Whether you want to take in a ball game, spend a day at local attractions, or plan a vacation, your local Information, Tickets and Travel office is your key to great deals on recreation and leisure travel. What you can get through ITT Your military ID provides access to the following discounts and savings through ITT: Tickets […]

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21 June

Family law defines abandonment as the act of deliberately leaving one’s spouse without consent (or notification, in many cases) with no intent of returning. If your service member spouse has left you, know that you have rights and are entitled to support. It’s important to remember you’re still technically married to your service member spouse […]

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20 June

Navy Boot Camp is the first step in turning you into a sailor with all the skills to perform in the fleet. If you’re on the Navy officer path, you’ll attend a 12-week course to prepare for an officer’s responsibilities. Know what to expect and arrive ready for Navy training. What you need to know […]

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19 June

Robert Jacobson, M.D., Mayo Clinic Children’s Center pediatrician and vaccine specialist, advises parents to ensure their child has recommended vaccinations and be aware of changes to those recommendations. For example, children can now be vaccinated for human papillomavirus (HPV), at age 11, rather than having to wait until they are 16 years of age. This […]

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18 June

Before our first PCS move, I did everything wrong. I had recently discovered the local yard sale/resale page, and as a thrifty cheapskate, I was completely hooked. There were so many great deals on everything we needed as newlyweds moving into an empty house. But I was afraid that the base we were moving to wouldn’t […]

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