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"Okay everybody, we're down to the warehouse again this morning. Schedule says the radios need preventative maintenance...again. It's," the platoon sergeant checked his watch,...
"Okay everybody, we're down to the warehouse again this morning. Schedule says the radios need preventative maintenance...again. It's," the platoon sergeant checked his watch, "0745 now, see you down there at 0900. Platoon atten-SHUT!" Twenty two pairs of mostly...

We need more peer mentors.

I was sitting in an American Legion meeting the other night and a member in the back started asking questions about veteran suicides. He...
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Memorial Benefits – Burial/Funeral

No one really likes to think about utilizing memorial benefits in terms of a burial or funeral, which is why so many are uninformed when it comes time to exercise those benefits. There are...
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Staying in Contact While Your Husband/Wife is Deployed

Deployment can be tough on families, especially when staying in touch is hard. Communication helps ease the pain of your spouses absence, so most military family's have many ways to stay in contact despite...

Finding a VA Medical Center, and Getting Healthcare from the VA

VA benefits are a wonderful thing for those who have served our country, or are currently serving. However, just like any other mass benefit, the process of obtaining and making great use of your...
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News Roundup 4 February, 2016

Military News Roundup: February 4, 2016 Are we paying for the F-35 before we know it’s combat ready? via CNN. The price of the new Joint Strike Fighter program has spiraled to more than double the original...
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Tips for Families Who are Planning to Move Overseas

Moving can be hard enough, especially for military families who seem to face the task more often than others. Moving overseas? It's tough on a whole new level, albeit exciting if you enjoy traveling...
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Who Do I Talk to if Coming Home to Family is Difficult?

Though it may be hard to imagine before you're actually deployed, a very large number of veteran soldiers have a difficult time rejoining their families after an extended time away. This doesn't mean that...