end of school beast

Tame the End-of-School Beast!

by Rachel Tringali Marston It’s May, which means that PCS season is upon us. Not only are military families packing up and heading to new duty stations in the next few months, but schools from...

Cpl Jo Jones

DIY Resume: It’s as Easy as 1-2-3

by Janet Farley D on’t let the warmer temperatures and longer days lull you into a false sense of career complacency. A good job opportunity, whether you are actively seeking one or not, can pop up...

armed forces 2

Keeping it in the Family

by Bianca Strzalkowski Darian Betancourt wanted to enlist ever since he was a little kid. During his senior year he committed to the decision, but he changed direction on his initial choice after...

Cadet ameriforce

From Soldiers to Cadets

by Jennifer G. Williams West Point and Prep School Eligibility Requirements Applicants must: Be a U.S. citizen at the time of enrollment Be at least 17, but not older than 23 years of age on July 1...

life insurance

A Lesson in Life Insurance

Death is a complex topic, and not just in an existential manner of speaking. Similar to birth, death involves planning, time and financial resources. Life insurance plays a role in this kind of...