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Proactive vs. Reactive Emergency Planning for Military Families

  Don’t be caught off guard this hurricane season. Proactive versus reactive planning can make the difference between keeping your family safe or finding yourself in uncharted territory. Hurricane season runs from now until November and primarily affects the Gulf Coast and East Coast regions. Inland effects can be felt from the storm as well, soContinue Reading “Proactive vs. Reactive Emergency Planning for Military Families”

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5 Things That Will Always Happen on Drill Weekend

  My husband has been in National Guard for almost two years now, and after active duty – I was ready for a little break from constant Army and felt like one weekend a month was manageable. As long as it was part-time Army life, I could handle it, right? Drill weekends happen once aContinue Reading “5 Things That Will Always Happen on Drill Weekend”

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Not Ready to Let Go of the Military? Consider This.

  Your ETS date is almost here. You still don’t know exactly what you are going to do with yourself after you get out. You have a job lined up, but you are not sure if it is going to be fulfilling enough. You are ready to get out of the military yet at theContinue Reading “Not Ready to Let Go of the Military? Consider This.”

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So Your Spouse Just Joined the National Guard?

I have been an Army National Guard spouse for about 18 months now, and in that time, my husband has been to many weekend drills and one two-week AT (Annual Training.) He has not been deployed with the Guard, or called away to help in a natural disaster, even though the possibility is always inContinue Reading “So Your Spouse Just Joined the National Guard?”