Category: Resources

12 August

Servicemembers have many options to prepare for civilian employment after their military service. They can take advantage of education and training programs, acquire skills that are attractive to civilian hiring managers, and learn how to translate their military experience into civilian employment terminology. Another important step is professional networking. In this digital age, servicemembers can greatly increase […]

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09 August

Transitioning from an active-duty servicemember into the civilian world can be a harrowing experience if one is unprepared. The Department of Defense (DoD) has recently made great strides at improving preparation for transition, as you will read below. But it is always prudent to seek the wisdom of influencers who are currently navigating transition and […]

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08 August

Jobs for former military personnel, also known as military vets are plentiful and the only thing standing in the way of reaching them is sometimes the inability of military people to be able to sell the many transferable skills they have. When you hear about jobs in the army, the very first thing that comes […]

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07 August

Mention virtual business or portable careers in the military community and typically you think of the military spouse, veteran, or military retiree jump-starting their own business – – keeping in touch with clients, colleagues or a combination of both. How? Electronically of course. The evolvement of home office technology presents a wealth of opportunity for […]

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06 August

The military has long worried that an over-reliance on prescription painkillers for the after-effects of tours of duty was putting both veterans and active-duty troops at risk of dependency, serious adverse reactions to the drugs and accidental death. The problem was found to be greatest among veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan—particularly those with post-traumatic […]

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05 August

From the perspective of many veterans, their military service is merely a duty. They were doing their job. They don’t look in the mirror and see a hero. When wounded Air Force sergeant Tom Marcum returned home from Iraq, he was his family’s hero every day. But his wife April would soon step up to […]

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02 August

Patriotism is in the air during the summer months. It starts with Memorial Day and flows into July 4th. But it’s not just about fireworks, cookouts and parades. The heart of patriotism is helping others, and like our veterans, volunteer firefighters, EMS personnel and rescue workers are all about helping those in need. In fact, […]

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01 August

Many of America’s military veterans struggle with injuries and disabilities. Scuba diving might not be the first therapy that comes to mind to help these individuals, but data support the value of scuba diving for improving the physical and mental health of people suffering from conditions including post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and chronic […]

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31 July

Being young and in the military has its advantages. One of the biggest rewards is a powerful force that will almost ensure that you can become a young military millionaire. There are simple steps you can take when you’re young that will help you harness the power of this force; making becoming a military millionaire […]

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30 July

The Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, Family Support is excited to introduce the DD Form 3054, EFMP Family Needs Assessment, or EFMP FNA. This newly standardized planning tool is now available across the Services to provide your family focused and consistent EFMP family support, regardless of where the military may take you. How the EFMP Family Needs Assessment […]

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