Military Life

Military Life December 12, 2019

Holiday Shopping on a Budget

Zena L., Editor

Military life can sometimes impact your budget. For instance, if you are being deployed, your salary could change or you could be faced with some unexpected expenses. Budgeting is important, and this includes your holiday shopping budget. If you’v...

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Military Life December 10, 2019

Christmas for Veterans Can Mean Depression

Zena L., Editor

When we think about the holiday season, we are reminded of times of joy, laughter, making memories with family and friends, plenty of food and of course, gifts. But for some, this time of year can be depressing, especially when it comes to Christm...

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Military Life November 21, 2019

Suicide Prevention for Veterans: Myths, Facts and Protective Factors

Clarissa S., Editor

Suicide prevention among Veterans is important, as Service members and Veterans are at a higher risk for suicide because of the trauma and stress they experience. To help support the Veterans in your community, read the following myths and facts a...

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Military Life November 19, 2019

Be Money Smart: A Resource App for Service Members

Krystina C., Editor

Service members have a lot of financial information to learn and retain, from balancing a budget to getting out of debt. Free readiness information and courses are available to all on each installation. But, are Service members getting the most ou...

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Military Life November 14, 2019

How to Communicate with Millennial Service Members

Krystina C., Editor

Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, and more are entering each year. As businesses change the way they connect and communicate with this generation, so must the military. How to Communicate with Millennial Service Memb...

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Military Life November 5, 2019

10 Tips to Help Veterans Fight the Flu at Home

Erika S., Editor in Chief

If your family member gets the flu, there are things you can do to help him or her fight the flu and feel better. These tips can also help keep others in the family from getting the flu. Fight the Flu 101 1. First, your Veteran needs to stay hom...

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Health & Wellness, Military Life October 30, 2019

Simple Self-Care Strategies for Caregiver Success

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Being a caregiver may be one of the most important roles you will ever take on in your life.  It is not an easy role, and most of us are never prepared for it. Take the steps to make sure you and your care recipient are both living the best lives ...

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Military Life, Security & Preparedness October 10, 2019

Stay Safe in Extremely Cold Weather

Zena L., Editor

Military personnel often find themselves in new locations, and that can present unfamiliar weather challenges. If you have recently relocated to a cooler climate, learn how to prepare and stay safe in extremely cold weather. Extremely Cold Weathe...

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Military Life September 26, 2019

How TAPS Can Help after the Death of a Service Member

Erika S., Editor in Chief

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is America’s support group for those whose lives have been changed by the death of a loved one serving in the Armed Forces. Learn how TAPS can connect survivors to the resources they need. If ...

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Home Life, Military Life September 24, 2019

Teen Sexting: What Parents Should Know

Amanda S., Editor

Nowadays, adolescents have a tendency to be stuck to their mobile devices. They're watching videos, posting photos, sending DMs, playing games, tweeting, Snapchatting — and some may be sexting. While teens might think it's a harmless and fun way o...

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