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Leaving One World for Another

by Janet Farley It’s your turn to transition from the military world to the civilian one. You can expect to experience some new and perhaps terrifying realizations along the way. Here are a few...

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RNG Vets by the Numbers

Active Duty Separations and Reserve Losses between 2003-2019 are estimated at 4.3 million Among Gulf War-era veterans, those who were current or past members of the Reserve or National Guard had...

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Veterans Day, Then and Now

by Rebecca Alwine Facts about Veterans Day you won’t want to be caught not knowing Veterans Day. “In 1919, Armistice Day was established after the end of World War I,” I heard from the backseat...

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The BRS and the Reserve Component

Many questions surround the new Blended Retirement System, for which current service members can opt into and new service members will be automatically enrolled starting Jan. 1, 2018. There’s even...

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BRS and Military Divorce

by Andrea Downing The new Blended Retirement System goes into effect Jan. 1, 2018, bringing huge changes to the entire military retirement system. The BRS not only will affect the retirement system...