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Military Life 101

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    Military Spouse and Family Benefits 101
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
     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 Homecoming

Happy Homecoming

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    Homecoming Tips for Spouses and Servicemembers
    Experience has shown that virtually all military members returning from deployment, and their household members, experience at ...
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    Quiet Homecoming|
    It’s happened over and over in military homes across the country. The children are busy tracing their handprints on welcome hom...
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    Spouse Welcomes Home Husband
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    I started thinking about what I would write in this blog post just a couple of hours before my husband returned from his year...
  • Spc. Elias Baez-Cintron, a light wheel mechanic with 333rd Engineer Company, greets his wife and kids during a welcome home ceremony after an 11-month deployment to Afghanistan. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Julio Nieves
    Here's What You Need to Know About Reintegration|
    You’ve spent months looking forward to this moment: Reunion. After all that build-up, it’s impossible not to have high hopes f...
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    How to Talk to Your Children After Deployment
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    Posted by Corina Notyce, DCoE Strategic Communications This blog post was written by Dr. Pam Murphy, a child psychologist at t...


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