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7 Tips for a Successful Military Move
Veterans News

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…

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…

Proud Military Spouse Badge Project
Veterans News

Proud Military Spouse Badge Project

The brave men and women who are or have fought for our country have some of the most supportive families. With VeteranAid.org’s Proud Military Spouse Badge Project, we are supporting a charity that is near and dear to military families – Operation Homefront. Operation Homefront’s mission is to “build strong, stable, and secure military families…

What Women Should Know Before Enlisting
Veterans News

What Women Should Know Before Enlisting

  According to the U.S. Department of Defense, there are more than 201,000 female active-duty military members serving our country. Today, more than 90% of the military occupations available are open to women, making it a great potential employment path for American women. Whether you want to see the world, test your discipline, or find…

Celebrating Military Spouse Day
History, Veterans News

Celebrating Military Spouse Day

Anyone who has been in the military will tell you, it’s more than just a job that you work at 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., come home, and forget about it over the weekend. Military service can affect where you live, what you do with the majority of your day, and even whether or not…

April 5 is Gold Star Wives Day
Veteran Holidays, Veterans News

April 5 is Gold Star Wives Day

There’s a not-so-secret club for women that no one wants to be a part of, but many are. Members wear a small pin on their lapel, a purple circle with a small gold star. They don’t often make the news, and you probably don’t think of them much on a day-to-day basis. But they are…

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