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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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Empower Oversight Discovers Conflicts of Interest and Potential Insider Trading Enabled By the VA

From WASHINGTON —The Veterans Administration (VA) provided more than 1,200 pages to Empower Oversight in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request regarding conflicts of interest and potential insider trading. The documents confirm the Department is stonewalling congressional oversight requests.Based on whistleblower disclosures, … 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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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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Strengthening Children – The Special Education Process

A guest post by Kimberly Wilkerson Family is everything. Two months ago, at the end of a 12+ year stint in the Portland, OR area, I packed up a house, a speech pathology career and a t-shirt business and moved … Continue reading

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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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