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Transitioning to a Civilian Job? Four Tips for Veterans Facing a Career Change

Guest Post: For many military service members, transitioning out of the armed forces does not mean immediate retirement from work. Veterans often choose to pursue a second career after leaving the service to continue to support their family and gain … Continue reading

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8 Things You Need to Know When You Take an Overseas Posting

 You may or may not be able to take your household goods.   Well, of course you can take your belongings, but you might be extremely limited in your weight allowance.  The good news is that if this is the case, … 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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Buena Park Salutes Military With Exclusive Deals Throughout Orange County

   As a small token of appreciation for their service to our country, Buena Park and attractions throughout Orange County are offering discounts and upgrades to active and retired U.S. Military personnel in November and December. Start your adventure at … Continue reading

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Comforting Those Who Need it Most

Life is a miracle filled with G-d’s blessings, love, and cherished memories. Life also comes with struggles, temptations, and loss. At some point in our lives, we will grieve the loss of a loved one. Our grief is one of … Continue reading

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Military Appreciation Month- 10 things military families deal with that most civilians don’t realize

10. Family memories are compromised in the interest of National Security.  Missed births, first days of school, graduations, anniversaries, mother’s days, father’s days, Christmases and Chanukahs, Ramadans, Easters and Passovers, illnesses and funerals are too numerous to count. 9.  Communication is … Continue reading

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Military Moms Get Breast Pumps Covered 100% Through Tricare

For new military moms or who are expecting a baby, you can get a a breast pump 100% covered by Tricare! The Breastfeeding Shop will send it to you free of charge along with 2 accessory kits & 6 boxes … Continue reading

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Finally Opening My Eyes (Guest Post)

By Bill Lockard, US Army, Retired; Financial Coach It wasn’t until my third deployment until I realized I was the one who had it easy.  By the time I redeployed from Iraq, I finally realized it was my wife who … Continue reading

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A Full Day of Foreign

As I’ve said before, rarely does a day pass when I don’t experience something I would not if I lived back home in the US.  Sometimes it feels like, every time I leave the house, I encounter something out of … Continue reading

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96 Year Old Veteran Finally Receives Recognition He Deserves

This video is less than 2 minutes long, and shows how meaningful it can be for someone to receive recognition they never asked for, but deeply deserved. This wonderful man served in WWII.  He met with his men every year … Continue reading

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