Category: Resources

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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26 January

President Obama signed the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law on November 25, 2015. Before both houses of Congress approved the bill, a large part of the public debate centered on the military retirement system and how it desperately needed change to save the Department of Defense on rising annual pension costs, while […]

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25 January

Military Spouse Education Benefits The military, government, schools, and private organizations offer many ways for military spouses to obtain an education.  These means include financial assistance, school guidance, assessment tools, career exploration, and much more.  Here are many of the options available to military spouses seeking education benefits. Helpful Guide To Military Spouse Education Benefits […]

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25 January

Ideas For Making Meals In Your Hotel One thing is consistent for (almost) all military members:  moving.  And moving often means a few days, or months, living in a hotel or other temporary accommodation.  Very few people want to eat out every meal, every day.  And who can afford it? Fortunately, it is possible to […]

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24 January

Years before you hang up your uniform and leave active-duty military service, you will need to make a major decision about your retirement pay. If you entered on or after Aug. 1, 1986, you’ll be asked around your 15th year of service to choose between two different retirement plans. The High-36 retirement plan is so named […]

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23 January

When it comes to the art of moving, military spouses have it down. Every few years–if you’re lucky enough to stay somewhere for that long–we break out of notebooks, spreadsheets, and Post-Its.  The physical act of moving begins to feel mechanical at some point. But what about the emotional? What happens when all you want […]

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23 January

Step One: Choose Your Career Path Wisely In today’s job market the type of degree can make all the difference, especially if you are hoping to land one of the current “Hot Jobs” listed below. NEW CAREER PATH OR SAME CAREER PATH? You have two main career choices: you can stick with a civilian version […]

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