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Legislation Introduced to Provide Financial Support to Military Members and Their Families

The following is a press release announcing legislation that could be very helpful to military families. Financial planning is a stumbling block for a great number of service members and their families. If enacted, the new will would provide avenues … Continue reading

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Congress Misses Opportunity to Help Military Families By Fixing Tricare Young Adult Shortcoming

Shared from MilitaryFamily.org Most Americans get their healthcare through work – and military families are no different, earning their health care benefit through years of service. And while they make many sacrifices to do so, the quality of their health … Continue reading

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Renting Out US Property While Living Overseas

It is a recurring theme among many Americans who live abroad to rent your home while you travel. Many people do not want to give up their residence because they plan to return in the near future or because they … Continue reading

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My UnOrthodox Life- Trainwreck or Triumph?

By now, if you are in any way connected to Jewish life, you have heard of the Netflix reality show, My Unorthodox Life. I’ve seen several polemic opinion pieces about it written by people who have not actually seen the … Continue reading

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Military Families in Texas Lead Nation in Food Insecurity

Military families in Texas lead nation in food insecurity in second national survey New study reveals startling trends about military food insecurity, finances, health, and community WASHINGTON — A new report released today by the Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) revealed that … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury: A Military Crisis

Guest Post   Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) represents a massive underserved personal and economic burden in the United States, with an estimated $80 billion in lifetime costs alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 2006-2014, … Continue reading

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Hardships and Benefits to Being Posted Overseas

Military personnel are posted either CONUS or OCONUS. This means within the Continental United States or Outside of the Continental United States. We have thousands of personnel stationed OCONUS, both on and off military bases. Horatio has been in the … Continue reading

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Military Kids Are Not Brats- Month of the Military Child

  Most military children will say goodbye to more significant people by age 18 than the average person will in their entire lifetime. Most military kids don’t know how to answer the question: Where are you from? They’ll answer with … Continue reading

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First Look- Operation Finale- A film about the capture of Adolf Eichmann

Operation Finale, a major motion picture starring Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac, tells the true story of Israel’s Mossad operation to hunt down and capture Holocaust evil mastermind Adolf Eichmann in 1960. The film premiered in New York earlier this … Continue reading

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United Through Reading: Face to Face While Miles Away

By Kara Dallman Military spouses and children face many unique challenges. The frequent moves, reassignments and deployments that many families experience mean that life is never simple or routine. The resiliency and strength of parents and children alike is outstanding … Continue reading

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