Category: Resources

05 February

The Montgomery GI Bill pays you a set benefit based on the number of classes you are taken, this is referred to as your “training time”. If you are taking undergraduate classes your training time is determined as follows: 0-2 hours – 1/4 time 3-5 hours – less than 1/2 time 6-8 hours – 1/2 […]

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02 February

Life in the military has taught you to be strong in the face of some of life’s most difficult obstacles. It’s also taught you to expect the unexpected. As a veteran, you know hardships can happen in every corner of life. If you or someone you know needs support, your military family is committed to […]

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30 January

In the military, stress happens. But too much stress can have negative effects on performance, safety and well-being. During deployment, it is especially important to know the signs of stress and to be ready with good stress management techniques. Know the symptoms Don’t ignore the signs of stress. It can affect your performance and safety. […]

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29 January

It is important to plan for the future today, including knowing how and where you should invest your money to have a comfortable future. The following simple steps can help make your transition and your future more comfortable. Create a Plan: Good futures don’t come by accident — people plan and work for them. Make […]

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26 January

It’s conference season! There’s just something about the fall that attracts multiple conferences, networking events, and seminars. Even for the military community, October is jam-packed with events featuring so much great information, it’s hard to keep track. I think one could travel every single day throughout that month and attend an event. But there is so […]

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26 January

When the military is in control of your destination, you tend to find yourself in a variety of new and different locations. And accompanying those new and different locations are the new, different, and often inconvenient living situations. Can any military spouses out there give me an “amen?” Maybe you’re the type with an insatiable […]

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26 January

If you’re looking for a new career and love working with veterans and puppies, we may have just found the perfect internship for you. The Warrior Canine Connection, a nonprofit that teaches veterans how to train service dogs for fellow veterans, has opened an internship opportunity for veterans and military family members. The one-year, paid […]

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26 January

One of the hottest topics in the military community is money: How to make more of it, how to save more of it, where to find deals. I’m not going to tell you to meal plan or turn off the lights when you leave the room. Or give you some “save one dollar every week” […]

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26 January

Combat stress, also known as battle fatigue, is a common response to the mental and emotional strain when confronted with dangerous and traumatic situations. It is a natural reaction to the wear and tear of the body and mind after extended and demanding operations. Recognizing combat stress and stress symptoms It can be difficult to […]

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26 January

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will join the rest of the internet when they unveil real-time, online appointment scheduling. More than six million VA patients will be able to directly schedule their primary-care appointments via an app on their phone, computer, or tablet. While the roll-out will only include primary-care appointments at first, the VA […]

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