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    Military Spouse and Family Benefits 101
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    The military can be a difficult lifestyle for a family, but it does come with some excellent benefits. Some of those are in th...
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    Military Life 101
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    Military life has a lot of nuts and bolts. You know, the little military-esque things that make up just an ordinary day in the ...
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    Military Spouse Education Help 101
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    Thinking about going back to school but worried military life might get in the way? Good news for you: Being a military spouse...
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    Military Family Life 101
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    When it comes to family, military spouses and significant others have what can seem like the most difficult, rewarding, terrib...
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    Military Spouse and Family Moves 101
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    Frequent moves are one of the best -- and worst -- parts of military family life. On the one hand, you have a chance to see co...
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    Military Family Deployment 101
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    Preparing for military family deployment can seem like an uphill battle. For one, your Family Readiness team (be it an officer...
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    Military Spouse Employment 101
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     Holding down a job while your spouse is in the military is easier than you might think. While the military will always throw a...

Military Care Packages

Putting Care into Care Packages

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Care packages are our only means of sending the comforts of home to our loved ones putting their blood, sweat and tears into our freedom. Military spouses, brats, and other family and friends offer...

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Dealing With Deployment as a FamilyMore

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Major injury is life-changing, both for the wounded and the entire family. Here's one idea for rebuilding family bonds.

How to Deal With DeploymentMore

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Managing the family budget while your spouse is away can be challenging, but it is manageable. Prior to deployment, sit down with your spouse and calculate your monthly expenses with regard to these topics.

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