Military Minute: How To Thank A Veteran

Video:  Sometimes it’s hard to know what to say when you see a veteran or uniformed servicemember. Go beyond a canned response and show your appreciation in a personal and meaningful way. Take a look and see: Learn more!

Trump Signs “Forever” G.I. Bill into Law


by Jennifer G. Williams and Bianca Strzalkowski When President Donald Trump signed into law the “Forever” G.I. Bill in August, he greatly expanded the education benefits for service members and veterans in all services and branches — and extended eligibility to some of those previously excluded. “Our commitment to support and care for the men […]

Second Lady Makes Military Families, Art Therapy Top Priorities


by Bianca Strzalkowski Military families have a new champion in Washington D.C. Second Lady Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, is settling into her new national — and global — role with two priorities at the forefront: military families and art therapy. She explains that she is taking hold of the chance to […]

Leadership. Ambition. Confidence. You’re built for this opportunity.


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National Guard Units from Several States Come Together


by Jennifer G. Williams Hurricane Harvey slowly made its way ashore in August, racking up record after record in the process. In the end, Harvey may become the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. The storm set a rainfall record for any tropical storm or hurricane in the lower 48 states, with rainfall totals hitting […]

Mrs. Pence Hosts Art Therapists Specializing in TBI, PTSD


By Bianca Strzalkowski WASHINGTON, D.C. — Second Lady Karen Pence hosted an event this week for attendees of a summit on creative arts therapies for military patients. The Creative Forces Clinical Research Summit, part of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Military Healing Arts Network, is a collaborative effort that includes the Departments of […]

Military Families Magazine – October 2017


Download this Military Families Magazine digital edition now or view past issues in our Digital Archive! In this issue: Second Lady Karen Pence – On Being a Military Mom, Military Families, and Art Therapy Off Duty: Hobbies in the Military The New BRS and Military Marriage and Divorce Open Season: Hunting and Fishing on Military Installations And […]

You Are Pre-Qualified To Serve


Sponsored content provided by The Nat’l Volunteer Fire Council As a veteran, you were there for your country. Now your community needs you. Your demonstrated sense of duty makes you ideally suited for volunteer firefighting. Learn new skills. Meet new people. Enjoy new challenges. It’s a job that feels more like a family and offers […]

The Reserve & National Guard Magazine – October 2017


Download this digital edition now or read past issues in our Digital Archive! In this issue: Open Season – Hunting and Fishing On Military Installations Forever G.I. Bill Responding to Hurricanes and Wildfires 2017 CFC Kickoff And More!

Explore the world with Armed Forces Vacation Club!


  [Sponsored by AFVC] Vacations from $349 per week!  AFVC offers affordable vacations to active duty, guard, reserve and retired members of the armed forces. Choose from destinations worldwide including Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, the Poconos and more. There’s no cost to join; that’s one small way we thank you for your service.

Find a Civilian Job! Recruiters want YOU.


Instantly translate your military skills to civilian job openings. Military skills translation applies to so many parts of your job search.  Did you know… 61% of employers do not have a complete understanding of the qualifications service members offer? Or that… Half of all veterans (51%) felt their current jobs leverage their military experience, while […]