Military Life

Military Life April 8, 2020

Military Saves Month: Save With a Spending Plan

Clarissa S., Editor

Military Saves Month Military Saves Month, which is part of America Saves, is a month-long initiative to encourage military families to take control of their finances. The goal is to help Service members and their families save money, reduce debt...

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Military Life April 1, 2020

Military Saves Week is now Military Saves Month – Save Automatically

Zena L., Editor

Financial program managers such as you can help ensure your Service members and their families learn how to commit to save money, reduce debt and build up their wealth over a determined amount of time. How? You can spread the word about Military S...

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Military Life March 11, 2020

VA Women's Health: Transition Training Program

Zena L., Editor

Are the women Veterans in your community aware that there is a VA women’s health transition training course available to them? Health Program Managers, like you, can get the word out that this training is beneficial to women Veterans as it provide...

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Military Life March 4, 2020

Support Military Families During Deployment

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Frequent deployment is just a way of life for military families. Every year, thousands of Service members deploy, leaving behind families, friends and loved ones to wait for their safe return. And, while life goes on as normally as possible during...

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Military Life February 19, 2020

Military Saves Week is Now a Month Long!

Zena L., Editor

Spread the word: Exciting news for all military personnel in your community! Military Saves Week that used to occur in February is now Military Saves Month and happens in April. Military Saves is a part of America Saves, the larger nationwide c...

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Military Life January 22, 2020

Moral Injury: The Invisible Wound of War

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Moral injury is a new term for an age-old phenomenon. It refers to the damaging effects to one’s conscience when they commit, witness or fail to prevent actions that go against their personal values. While anyone can experience moral injury, Se...

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Military Life January 16, 2020

Helping Homeless Veterans Put the "Home" Back in Homecoming

Amanda S., Editor

Veterans sacrifice a tremendous amount for their country, so they should never have to be without a place they can call home. While statistics show that Veteran homelessness across the country has decreased in the last year, it is still a tragic r...

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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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