7 Tips for a Successful Military Move
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7 Tips for a Successful Military Move

If you’re facing a permanent change of station (PCS) in the near future, you’re not alone. The average military family moves 6-7 times – or every 2-3 years – over a 20-year military career. That’s about 10 times more than a non-military family. With each move, you’ll undoubtedly lean more about the easiest and most…

7 Free Must-Have Apps for Military Spouses
Entertainment, Veterans News

7 Free Must-Have Apps for Military Spouses

Military life offers its own special brand of challenges, opportunities, and needs, and military spouses and families share this unique perspective from locations around the globe. Today’s smartphones, however, make it easier than ever to connect to other families, communicate with your loved one, and make military life easier to navigate. Below are 7 excellent…

2017 Changes for Social Security
Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News

2017 Changes for Social Security

More than 65 million retired Americans and their dependents are projected to receive benefits from the U.S. government in 2017 via monthly Social Security payments, and keeping up with the changes to filing policies and strategies can be a daunting task. In particular, 2016 saw significant changes to Social Security claiming rules, after an emergency…

Veterans Excel in Energy Careers
Jobs and Businesses

Veterans Excel in Energy Careers

Around 1.5 million retirees are expected to leave the energy sector in the next decade, leaving a gap that must be filled by hard-working, self-motivated, safety-conscious employees. Organizers of a new movement, Veterans in Energy, believe that U.S. veterans are the perfect candidates to fill and excel in these roles, and is leading a nation-wide…

U.S. Military Wedding Traditions and Tips
History, Veteran Holidays

U.S. Military Wedding Traditions and Tips

Life as a military spouse means life with the military. The work your groom- or bride-to-be conducts as a Marine, Airman, Sailor, or Soldier will undoubtedly be a huge part of your married life together, and many couples choose to reference the military in their wedding ceremonies and receptions. Location and Chaplain The main designation…

Find the Most Veteran Resources in Dallas
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Find the Most Veteran Resources in Dallas

As the center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States, Dallas, Texas is home to more than 120,000 US military veterans, 43,000 of which are age 65 and older. These veterans, through their honorable service to their country, have earned many benefits that can make life better for themselves, their spouses,…

Famous Military Dogs: Soldier’s Best Friend
History, Veterans News

Famous Military Dogs: Soldier’s Best Friend

War dogs are not a new trend. The first historical reference to them comes from ancient Turkey around 600 BC. The first ruler, Alyattes had his soldiers release packs of dogs on rival troops during battle. The attack dogs were incredibly effective at startling and scaring the enemy cavalry horses. Beyond serving as attack dogs,…

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