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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...

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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...

An ROTC cadet can't be called up to serve in the event that the U.S. goes to war. (CARLOFRANCO/GETTY IMAGES)

3 Myths About Army ROTC Scholarships

Army ROTC does not automatically pay for college, and signing up does not mean you’re enlisting. By Deborah Ziff, U.S. News and World Report As the enrollment and recruiting officer for Army...

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Brat Stamps

What is in a name? A lot. For many military children, the term “military brat” is more than a label. It is an identity that helps define their childhood lifestyle, experiences and upbringing —...

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What do you really need?

by Bennett Leigh Insurance. Everyone needs it, but few hope to ever use it. There are so many types of coverage out there today, so how do you know what you need or how much you need? The key is...

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Navigating the VA System A Primer

by Bianca Strzalkowski The Department of Veteran Affairs forecasts more than one million service members will transition from military to civilian life over the next few years. The service branches...