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5 Military Organizations That Actually Serve National Guard Families

When my husband joined the Air National Guard almost fifteen years ago, I had dreams of a community that would be there for me and ready-made friendships that could make life easier. Little did I know that deployments and TDY’s would be the easy part of my military journey. Turns out that community and supportContinue Reading “5 Military Organizations That Actually Serve National Guard Families”

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Five Military Inventors that Changed Our World

    We know that the military holds some of the most cutting edge technology – guns, ammunition, stealth airplanes, and protective clothing. But did you know that there are several inventions that have made our everyday life ten times easier because of them? The Light Bulb You may have thought that we have ThomasContinue Reading “Five Military Inventors that Changed Our World”

Career/Education

Networking Event Gives Spouses Platform to Share Employment Struggles

  Washington, D.C. – The employment of military spouses continues to be a leading issue within the community as various organizations and private sector companies step in to offer solutions – and in some cases, jobs. Networking Event Gives Spouses Platform to Share Employment Struggles Starbucks teamed up with In Gear Career – a professionalContinue Reading “Networking Event Gives Spouses Platform to Share Employment Struggles”

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Zika Virus Impacting Parts of the Military Community

  Diagnosis of a mosquito-transmitted disease in troops is raising concerns about a virus that few in the U.S. had worried about.  Since roughly 2007, news of Zika – mostly transmitted through a bite from an infected mosquito, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), outbreaks have been popping up on inContinue Reading “Zika Virus Impacting Parts of the Military Community”