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What Is Military Housing?

What Is Military Housing?

What is military housing? And is it affordable for you? But first get the facts! Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a US-based allowance provided to those in service based on their duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. The purpose is to provide compensation in order to allow those in service to seek appropriate, […]

Five Moving Secrets For Army Families

Five Moving Secrets For Army Families

Here are five moving secrets for Army families that are must for smooth moving transitions. Research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates that roughly one third of active servicemembers receive PCS orders each year, and if you’re one of the many, the tips below will help you make the transition as smooth as possible. […]

Grants For Military Children

Grants For Military Children

With the costs of education on the rise, its important now than ever for military parents to explore every grant avenue possible. Good news is that grants for children of military service members are readily available, and funding is available from all branches of the military including the Marine Corps and Reserves. These grant programs […]

Veterans Move Often But Doesn’t Have To Be So Tough

Veterans Move Often But Doesn’t Have To Be So Tough

Research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates that roughly one third of active servicemembers receive PCS orders each year, and if you’re one of the many, the tips below will help you make the transition as smooth as possible. BECOME A MILITARY OFFICER WITH A COLLEGE DEGREE 1. Start planning as soon as you […]

All You Need to Know About The Veterans Benefits Administration

All You Need to Know About The Veterans Benefits Administration

The Veterans Benefits Administration The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) is “an organizational element of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs” that is in charge of administering the department’s programs that offer financial as well as other kinds of assistance to veterans, their dependents, and their survivors. The mission for the VBA, in partnership with the […]

How Families Should Deal With Deployment

How Families Can Deal With Military Deployment Couples and families face a whole lot of emotions in the face of military deployment. Hopelessness, in particular, is quite common. The good thing is it is possible to “do something about that feeling.” Following are a few hints that are helpful facing the pre-, during- and post- […]

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