Category: Resources

02 January

What do military members need to know most about PCSing with pets? There are five important areas you need to consider long before your permanent change of station orders are cut. Don’t plan your move without reviewing these areas. #5: Not All PCS Moves Allow The Same Things, Including Pets It’s easy to assume that […]

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30 December

Finding yourself facing an involuntary separation from the military can be a heartbreaking experience. You’ve invested years training or developing a skill set, received spotless performance evaluations, and have a clean disciplinary record only to find yourself being detached from a career that you love. Or, maybe you’re still serving on active duty and think […]

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23 December

Holiday spending is expected to reach an all-time high this year, raising both the profits for retailers and the stakes for families. But not everyone can afford to “keep up with the Kringles” when it comes to holiday celebrations. And, more importantly, not everyone wants to. Many families are taking holiday matters into their own hands, devising […]

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20 December

Buying your first home on active duty may be intimidating and the jargon can be confusing, but the good news is that others have walked this path and made it through — and you will, too. Active duty service members and veterans have a secret weapon that civilians do not possess: the VA Guaranteed Loan. […]

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19 December

Deployment is an expected part of military life, but enduring those days apart never get easier, especially around key dates of the year. Military families are sharing creative ways to stay connected with a service member during  end-of-the-year holidays. Military spouses, Danielle Knight and Jenny Hyden, have experienced their husbands being deployed at least once […]

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18 December

For many service members, veterans, and their families, the holidays are a great time of laughter, cheer, and togetherness. However, we also know that for some of us, the holidays can be a difficult time. We may remember family members, friends, and battle buddies who are no longer with us to celebrate the season. Although we […]

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17 December

As a military spouse, you need to find a career that works around your life, not the other way around. Hey military spouse friends – ever had to leave a job you love? Considering the staggering unemployment rate for milsos, my guess would be you have. I know I have – an absolute dream job doing marketing for a […]

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16 December

Despite navigating multiple transitions during a military career, leaving active duty is a different type of life event. Classes and curriculum are designed to guide the service member through each phase of preparing for that exit, to include looking for employment, understanding benefits and more, but what impact does “getting out” have on military spouses […]

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13 December

SNAP, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is intended to help low-income families buy food and keep their loved ones fed. More than 20,000 military families are included in the numbers of those who need SNAP to make ends meet. SNAP works on a need-based system where the applicant’s income is reviewed. SNAP […]

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12 December

One of the major benefits of completely online institutions such as American Military University (AMU) is that they can offer currently enlisted military personnel a chance to receive their education while serving our country. Because AMU has a flexible online setting, many military members (both current and veterans) pursue their education through AMU’s online environment. The government […]

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