deployment prep

Deployment Prep 101

Preparing for Deployment is always a challenge — no matter if this is your first or fifth time. Circumstances change with each deployment, so be sure you cover your bases before you leave. Starting...

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Reintegrating on the Homefront

by Bianca Strzalkowski The return after a deployment is one of the most highly anticipated moments for any service member. Reintegration is the period attached to homecoming when military personnel...

military education

Education While Deployed

by Bennett Leigh These days, there really is no reason for a member of the military, including the National Guard and Reserve, to not get a college education — even if you are deployed while...

esgr service members

Striking a Balance

by Bennett Leigh Most members of the reserve or National Guard know something about Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)— they have certainly heard the acronym, and likely know it is an...