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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...

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“Forever” G.I. Bill Signed into Law

by Jennifer G. Williams and Bianca Strzalkowski President Donald Trump today signed into law the “Forever” G.I. Bill, greatly expanding the education benefits for service members and veterans in...

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PCSing Overseas Ready, Set, Go!

by Janet Farley You and your family are PCSing overseas and you just can’t wait. It’s understandable. There are sure to be exciting and interesting times ahead. That initial euphoria you’re...

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Navigating Financial Aid

by Andrea Downing Peck For military families with college-age children or transitioning service members returning to school, filling out the Free Federal Application for Student Aid — better known...

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Know Your SLO

by Janet Farley If you and your family PCSed to a new duty station this year, many of the questions you have about your soon-to-be-new home likely are school related. Which school districts are...