Category: Resources

14 June

Judi Schindler is the first to tell you that marriage isn’t easy. Married at 22, she said she thought marriage to her husband, Jack, would be a bit like Cinderella and Prince Charming — gazing adoringly across the table at each other while enjoying a perfectly cooked meal. Instead, the first time she tried to […]

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13 June

Your resume is a summary of your background and experience, and it’s likely to be the first information about you that an employer will see. With your background of military service, you already have impressive skills and knowledge. These tips will help you make a resume that will stand out. Also, see below for links […]

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12 June

Anticipate the length of your retirement, keeping in mind that many American workers will live much longer than the “average” retiree. Consider your health, family longevity, and lifestyle. Your Social Security retirement benefits will provide continuous income for as long as you live, protecting you even if your other sources of income run out. Discover […]

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11 June

Thinking about college? You already have the discipline it takes to pursue higher education. From big universities to small colleges, you have plenty of options and each has something unique to offer. Here’s how to compare your college options and find the right institution for your education goals. Things to consider about college Look beyond […]

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08 June

The childhood experience of boys and girls from military families is undeniably unique. The children of our military will experience the melting pot that is American culture as they travel around the country, make friends they otherwise would never have met, taste foods from different parts of the country and the globe and have a […]

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07 June

The Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs have simplified and streamlined the medical evaluation process for service members and their families through the creation of the Integrated Disability Evaluation System. Additionally, your Physical Evaluation Board liaison officer acts as your main intermediary during the process, providing valuable guidance and serving as a […]

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05 June

Airlines make a big deal about the comfort their lie-flat seats provide to business and first-class customers. It’s unusual today to find an airline that doesn’t offer 180-degree recline, fully flat seats in their business and first-class cabins on long-haul flights. Even so, let’s face it: sleeping well on a plane, even sleeping fully horizontal, […]

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04 June

The Defense Department is filled with hard-working folks from all ages and backgrounds, but it isn’t always easy to recruit the best and brightest, especially if they don’t know all of the options available to them. With that in mind, the DoD created the Pathways Programs in 2010 to provide internship and employment opportunities in […]

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01 June

Jacob Dodson understands the dedication and commitment that it takes to defend our nation’s interests. After all, his grandfather and father are Navy veterans, his two brothers are active-duty Marines and his brother-in-law is an Air Force C-130 Hercules pilot. In continuing the family’s tradition of service, the 33-year-old research mechanical engineer is leading a […]

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30 May

Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey. We’re here for you if the unexpected happens. We are there for you when you finally stop working as well. We provide vital financial support to tens of millions of American workers, primarily through retirement benefits. But we’re also there for you if the unexpected happens and […]

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