Military Life Archive
Tackling Military Transition: Spouse Ingenuity Makes the Difference
A successful military transition isn't just a matter of good luck.
This Is How We Bridge That Civilian-Military Divide
Hint: It's going to take a little action.
Combat Veteran Gets New 'Leash on Life' with Service Dog
A service dog can help in ways a human might not be able to, such as doing what dogs love to do—play.
Caregiver Help: Veteran Substance Abuse and Depression
Is your veteran struggling with depression or substance abuse? These videos may help you know what to do -- and how to get he...
Traumatic Brain Injury and Veterans: Family Help
What information do families need when dealing with a veteran with a traumatic brain injury? This video series can help.
Help for Caretakers: Understanding PTSD in Veterans
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is one of the invisible wounds of war often discussed in popular culture. But it's also a very...
Military Caregiver Courses Help Spouses at Home
These military caregiver video courses give veteran spouse and family members help with tackling tough issues.
Opiate Addiction and Veterans: How to Get Help
Do you know the signs of addiction or where to turn for help?
Veterans and PTSD: What Military Families Should Know
The first step to helping a loved one cope with a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder is research.
How to Talk About Addiction With Kids
Dealing with addiction in a loved one is hard. But how do you talk about it with your kids?
Are There Any Military Spouse Retirement Benefits?
Other than the long-sought break from the challenges of military life, what's in military retirement for you?
Four Military Retirement Pay Surprises for Families
Military retirement pay and benefits can be complicated and confusing -- and sometimes full of little-talked about surprises....
Four Military Retirement Pay Surprises to Avoid
Retiring from the military comes with many big changes, including understanding your new pay.
3 Ways to Help Wounded Warrior Families Over the Holidays
Moving to a new community can be especially hard for wounded warrior families. Here's how you can help.
How Reading Can Help Wounded Warrior Kids
Major injury is life-changing, both for the wounded and the entire family. Here's one idea for rebuilding family bonds.
How Long Does a Retiree Qualify for a Final PCS?
When is the last possible date retirees can make a final PCS? I heard that you can ask for a yearly extension forever.
On Terminal Leave and Having Trouble Getting Out of Bed
Retiring after 24 years, a service member says he wants a daily nap, has trouble getting out of bed and has gained weight.
How To Find the Best Transition Resources
How can a supportive spouse help her transitioning service member find the career advice he needs?
Should You Leave the Military Early?
If you're considering leaving the military early, there are a number of questions you should ask yourself.
Supporting a Family Member with PTSD
As a family member of a person suffering from PTSD, we must be strong to help them combat the disorder.