Military Life 101

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    Military Spouse Employment 101
    Military.com
    While the military will always throw a monkey wrench in any best-laid plans, your career doesn't have to be one of them.
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    Military Spouse Education Help 101
    Military.com
    Good news for you: Being a military spouse can actually make some parts of going back to school easier.
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    Military Life 101
    Military.com
    Military life has a lot of nuts and bolts. You know, the little things that make up just an ordinary day.
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    Military Spouse and Family Benefits 101
    Military.com
    Don't know exactly how to get your military spouse and family benefits or want to know more about what they are? Read on.
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    Military Spouse and Family Moves 101
    Military.com
    Whether you're an old pro or new to the military moving game, there's stuff to learn about PCSing. Here's our easy PCS 101 guide.
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    Military Family Deployment 101
    Military.com
    Preparing for deployment can seem like an uphill battle. But we've been there. Here's what you need to know.
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    Military Family Life 101
    Military.com
    Military life is not easy, but we've got your back. From marriage to kids and parenting, we have the resources you need.

Retirement

Transition Resources

Survive Transition

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    Help for Caretakers: Understanding PTSD in Veterans
    Military.com|
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is one of the invisible wounds of war often discussed in popular culture. But it's also a very r...
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    7 Ways To Get Transition Started
    Military.com|
    A million troops are transitioning out in the next 5 years. If your service member is one, you know how stressful and scary it is.
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    Transition: 5 Mistakes You Must Avoid
    Military.com|
    Six months after they left the Marine Corps, one wife lists what NOT to say to your spouse as he transitions to civilian life.
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    Transition Pushes Soldier to Breaking Point
    Ms. Vicki
    The stress of transitioning out of the Army, returning to school and having a baby have a former soldier ready to leave his wife.
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    GI Bill Transferability
    Military.com
    Did you know that you could transfer your Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits to your spouse or children?
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    Military Life 101
    Military.com
    Military life has a lot of nuts and bolts. You know, the little things that make up just an ordinary day.

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