National Guard/Reserve Reviews

National Guard 101: A Handbook for Spouses

Finally, a book geared towards Army National Guard Spouses! Since 9/11, virtually every unit of the National Guard—a force the size of the entire active Army—has served on active duty for one or more of the deployments at home or abroad. The last time that the entire National Guard had been mobilized was for World War II.Continue Reading “National Guard 101: A Handbook for Spouses”

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4 Tips to Tackle College During a Deployment

Sponsored post by USAA This post was originally published in the USAA Member Community – 4 Tips to Tackle College During a Deployment 4 Tips to Tackle College During a Deployment By: Angela Caban   Many military spouses consider the idea of going back to school during a deployment. I was motivated to complete somethingContinue Reading “4 Tips to Tackle College During a Deployment”

National Guard/Reserve

Suffering from Support Services Envy: National Guard Life Reality

It may not be a technical medical condition, but the side effects are real, make no mistake. As the spouse of a National Guard service member, it is a condition I have been faced with and felt frequently. There are times when I feel awful about it, selfish and ashamed that these feelings could haveContinue Reading “Suffering from Support Services Envy: National Guard Life Reality”

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The Civilian to Military Life Cycle

Sponsored post by USAA This post was originally published in the USAA Member Community – The Civilian to Military Life Cycle The Civilian to Military Life Cycle By: Angela Caban My husband is an Army National Guard Soldier. We are a proud military family and we are also a very proud civilian family. When myContinue Reading “The Civilian to Military Life Cycle”