Category: Resources

25 February

Housing and allowances Government housing If you are living in government housing as an authorized dependent, you are eligible to continue living in government housing for a year from the date of your loved one’s death. Should you decide to move out of government housing before the 365th day after your loved one’s death, you […]

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24 February

Whether this is the first time or the 20th time that your spouse has been called to active duty, relationships change when a spouse serves away from home. Luckily, there are ways to ensure you keep in touch and maintain a strong relationship with your partner.  Here are some ways to nurture your love through deployment: […]

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23 February

Maybe, so soon after a deadly duo of hurricanes ravaged some of its islands, this isn’t the best time to take that Caribbean cruise. Or maybe … In early September last year, as the hurricane called Irma spun out of the eastern Caribbean toward the state called Florida, Caroline Elkins was safely at home in […]

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22 February

We had just moved back to the US from Germany, and I needed to find a way to make money from home. With two young kids, another on the way, and an active duty husband who tended to deploy a lot, finding a job outside the home wasn’t a viable option for me. Before we […]

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21 February

HotelPlanner, an online travel booking company, is offering scholarship opportunities to ten outstanding military-affiliated students. The new scholarship seeks to help defray costs of undergraduate or graduate education, specifically for students who are pursuing careers in technology. The $1,000 scholarship will be given to ten applicants, two times a year. The first application deadline is […]

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20 February

Military life has many demands, so Morale, Welfare and Recreation staff want to help you make the most of your free time. MWR is the military’s network of support and leisure programs for service members. On base or off, Morale, Welfare and Recreation provides lots of ways for you to connect with friends and others for entertainment, rest […]

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19 February

Planning a “staycation” provides the opportunity to discover your local area and do the fun things you like to do while avoiding the time, hassle and expense of travel. A staycation has several benefits, including sleeping in your own bed, bypassing suitcase packing and discovering or rediscovering your local community. You also can spend your money simply […]

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18 February

Your spouse is deploying, and you might be tempted to pack up and move closer to your family. The change of scenery might be nice, your parents could help with the kids and you could reconnect with old friends — all great things to distract you from the deployment. However, staying put has its own […]

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17 February

Having your spouse deployed can bring up a wide range of emotions, starting when you first learn about the deployment and continuing until well after your spouse has returned home. You may experience fear, anger, loneliness, joy, relief and anticipation. Here are some tips to help you cope with the emotions related to your spouse’s […]

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16 February

Perhaps you’ve decided to pick up some valuable knowledge. Maybe you’re leaving the service and need to re-create yourself. No matter why you’re pursuing higher education, you need a game plan — a course of action to get you from today to that moment you walk across the stage holding your diploma in hand. Here […]

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