Military Life

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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Health & Wellness, Home Life, Military Life September 12, 2019

Don't Be a Distracted Parent

Zena L., Editor

You’re the loving parent of two young children and your day is full of demands, from making dinner and cleaning up, to folding laundry and replying to that urgent text from your best friend… Are you a distracted parent? Multitasking and Distracte...

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Military Life September 5, 2019

Support Your Military Family with the EFMP FNA

Amanda S., Editor

For families with members who have specific medical or educational needs, the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a valuable asset. It works to connect you and your Exceptional Family Member (EFM) with the special therapy, training, counse...

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Military Life September 3, 2019

Army SHARP Program: Creating A Culture Free Of Sexual Assault and Harassment

Clarissa S., Editor

What is the SHARP Program? The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program aims to prevent sexual assault and sexual harassment in the Army. The goal is to create a cultural change across the Army that results in greater sen...

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Military Life August 21, 2019

VA’s Revamped Community Care Program Aims to Improve the Veteran Health Experience

Erika S., Editor in Chief

VA encourages Veterans to get their medical care at VA facilities – but VA can’t always deliver the care and services Veterans need, where and when they need it. In this case, VA provides care through community providers. Starting this summer, ...

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Home Life, Military Life July 31, 2019

Educate Your Military Community on Social Media Safety

Amanda S., Editor

A military family turns to its Family Assistance Program (FAP) in times of need. From new parent support to child abuse assistance and counseling, there's an endless amount of situations where a FAP can step in with resources and reinforcements. A...

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Military Life June 11, 2019

How to Help Veterans Get Started with VA Health Care Benefits

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Many people think income or combat experience is the deciding factor in whether a Veteran qualifies for VA health care. That’s actually not true. Encourage Veterans in your community to seek the VA health care benefits they’ve earned and deserve. ...

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Military Life May 21, 2019

From Service Member to Scholar: Take Advantage of the VA Education Benefits Available to You

Julia S., Editor

Veterans Affairs (VA) supports its Veterans’, Service members’ and their family members’ educational pursuits through various programs – a multitude of VA education benefits are available. Help your Veterans and Service members make giant strides ...

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