Military Life

Health & Wellness, Military Life March 14, 2019

Sexual Assault Against Men: Myth vs. Fact

Krystina C., Editor

Some people believe that sexual assault happens only to women. However, at least one in six men have been sexually abused or assaulted, whether in childhood or as adults. Debunking the Myths Myth: Men can't be sexually assaulted. Fact: Anyone c...

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Military Life March 7, 2019

More Than Helping Hands: Offer Support to Our Military Caregivers

Julia S., Editor

Our military caregivers are American heroes. Often overlooked but never forgotten, they play a critical role in backing our military mission. With their humble aid – serving those who have served – our military culture is stronger than ever. Show ...

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Military Life February 26, 2019

Wrap Your Head Around TBI: Recognize the Signs to Get the Help You Need

Maggie K., Senior Editor

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a blow to the head or a penetrating head injury disrupts the function of the brain. The severity of such an injury may range from “mild” (a brief change in consciousness) to “severe” (an extended period o...

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Military Life February 12, 2019

EFMP: Supporting Your Exceptional Family Member

Maggie K., Senior Editor

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) works with other military and community agencies to provide support to families with members who have special educational or medical needs. An Exceptional Family Member (EFM) is a child or adult member...

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Military Life January 24, 2019

A Career Out of Camouflage: Five Benefits to Hiring Veterans

Amanda S., Editor

Service members have very important jobs. From peacekeeping to weapons engineering, they are highly trained in a multitude of disciplines. But what happens when it comes time to separate from the military and return to civilian life? If still in a...

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Home Life, Military Life January 17, 2019

Relationship Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Relationships can be violent at any age. The main issue with teen dating violence is that many adolescents think some behaviors, such as name-calling or possessiveness, are normal. What many don’t know, however, is that these behaviors can lead to...

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Military Life, Work Life & Safety January 16, 2019

Learn How HFACS Can Help You Figure Out the Why

Erika S., Editor in Chief

In simple terms, the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS) is a tool that can help you unravel the events that led up to an accident. How HFACS Works Accidents can rarely be attributed to one single cause, and most are caused ...

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Military Life December 1, 2018

Brighten a Veteran’s Every Day: The Surprising Benefits of Becoming a VA Volunteer

Erika S., Editor in Chief

The enchantment of the holiday season often inspires acts of kindness and sparks the need for many to give back. While it’s a wonderful feeling to add a little more merry to someone’s Christmas, it’s important to remember that volunteers are neede...

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Military Life November 8, 2018

Homecoming for the Holidays: Reunion Tips to Help Any Relationship Shine

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Relationships can be tough under the best of circumstances, and deployment can be one of the most challenging periods for military couples. When it’s finally time for a Service member to come home, partners shouldn’t be surprised if reality doesn’...

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Military Life November 6, 2018

Honoring Our Veterans: A Closer Look at Our American Heroes

Julia S., Editor

This Veterans Day, we extend our sincere thanks and express our heartfelt gratitude to our American heroes who have served honorably in the military, in both wartime and in peacetime. Our America would not be the great Nation it is today without o...

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