Military Minute: LinkedIn for Military Members

Take a minute (or two) to watch our newest video! Think you don’t need LinkedIn because you are in the military? Think again. This edition of Military Minute breaks down how to make LinkedIn your very best friend. Learn more!

You Are Pre-Qualified To Serve


Sponsored content provided by The Nat’l Volunteer Fire Council As a veteran, you were there for your country. Now your community needs you. Your demonstrated sense of duty makes you ideally suited for volunteer firefighting. Learn new skills. Meet new people. Enjoy new challenges. It’s a job that feels more like a family and offers […]

The Reserve & National Guard Magazine – October 2017


Download this digital edition now or read past issues in our Digital Archive! In this issue: Open Season – Hunting and Fishing On Military Installations Forever G.I. Bill Responding to Hurricanes and Wildfires 2017 CFC Kickoff And More!

Explore the world with Armed Forces Vacation Club!


  [Sponsored by AFVC] Vacations from $349 per week!  AFVC offers affordable vacations to active duty, guard, reserve and retired members of the armed forces. Choose from destinations worldwide including Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, the Poconos and more. There’s no cost to join; that’s one small way we thank you for your service.

Find a Civilian Job! Recruiters want YOU.


Instantly translate your military skills to civilian job openings. Military skills translation applies to so many parts of your job search.  Did you know… 61% of employers do not have a complete understanding of the qualifications service members offer? Or that… Half of all veterans (51%) felt their current jobs leverage their military experience, while […]

How to Create a Business Casual Wardrobe on a Budget


Congratulations on your new job! After submitting resumes, conducting interviews, and waiting with bated breath for that good news phone call, you’ve been offered a position! Now what? It’s time to get a business casual closet ready for this job, too. Whether you’re fresh out of college or getting back into the workforce after a […]

Mrs. Pence to Appear in October Issue of Military Families Magazine


by Bianca M. Strzalkowski AmeriForce Media had the opportunity Wednesday to speak with Mrs. Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, at her office in Washington D.C. She operates from the Eisenhower Executive Building within the White House campus, which houses the staff for speechwriting, economic councils, among others. Her office marries her love of […]

National Guard Troops Ready for Hurricane Irma


By Steve Marshall, National Guard Bureau Florida National Guard members began preparing for a possible hit and residents began evacuating as Hurricane Irma — a monster storm packing winds up to 185 mph — hovered Wednesday over Caribbean islands. Air and Army National Guard members have been mobilized in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, […]

It’s CFC Time!


by Madison Linnihan September 1st marks the first day of the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) season, which lasts until December 15th. Throughout these months, the CFC raises millions of dollars for local, national, and international charities. The CFC is a critical source of revenue for many nonprofit organizations, many of which benefit military families […]

Making New Friends in a New Place


by Janet Farley Moving is hard on adults but it can be particularly difficult on children. As if packing up all things familiar and saying goodbye to good friends isn’t hard enough, they also have the added challenge of meeting and making new friends in a new place. While expert opinion differs on whether it […]

Recent Supreme Court Decision Affects Military Divorce Settlements


by Andrea Downing Peck A recent landmark Supreme Court decision clarifies property rights in military divorce settlements, but the ruling means spouses of military retirees with service-related disabilities may receive reduced shares of pension payments in divorce cases. Mark Sullivan, a retired Army Reserve JAG colonel, who practices family law in Raleigh, N.C., calls the […]