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  • Incident Command System (ICS)Incident Command System (ICS)

    Incident Command System (ICS)

    Be prepared! This guide describes the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS is a standardized management tool for meeting the demands of small or large emergency situations. It is a key feature of the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

    • TAPS - Education Support ServicesTAPS - Education Support Services

      TAPS - Education Support Services

      After losing a loved one, making decisions concerning the future of your family is difficult. Understand the type of education options and financial support available exclusively to survivors to help smooth the path to higher education.

      • Federal, state and community education benefits
      • Service-specific benefits
      • College advice for surviving spouses
    • TAPS - Children's Grief GuideTAPS - Children's Grief Guide

      TAPS - Children's Grief Guide

      The death of a family member will have a lifelong impact on children. This guide can help you understand how grief affects children, and offers ways to help children through the grieving process.

      • Challenges for Military Children
      • Coping Strategies
      • Talking to Children
    • VA Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood PartnershipsVA Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

      VA Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

      The VA Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships (CFBNP) works with faith-based, nonprofit and community/neighborhood organizations to inform them of the programs and services VA has available for Veterans and their families. In this guide, you will learn about:

      • Ways of helping
      • Volunteering with VA
      • Veterans/Military Ministry
      • Resources
    • NAVY - Operational Risk ManagementNAVY - Operational Risk Management

      NAVY - Operational Risk Management

      As a leader, you are responsible for ensuring that proper procedures are in place for personnel to perform their tasks. Increase mission success with minimal losses by implementing Operational Risk Management and Time Critical Risk Management.

      • Risk-management levels
      • Crew Resource Management (CRM)
      • Time Critical Risk Managment (TCRM)
    • NAVY - New Parent Support Home Visitation ProgramNAVY - New Parent Support Home Visitation Program

      NAVY - New Parent Support Home Visitation Program

      Military life presents some unique challenges for parents with newborns and young children. The New Parent Support Program (NPSP) is here to help you adjust to parenthood and thrive as a healthy family.

      • Your child's emotional development
      • A father's role
      • Parenting during deployment
    • USAF Fatigue ManagementUSAF Fatigue Management

      USAF Fatigue Management

      This eGuide gives Airmen tips to recognize and handle fatigue and get the amount of sleep they need. This will help them to be more productive and safe when performing a vital operational mission.

      • Are you at risk for fatigue?
      • Managing fatigue
      • Tips to handle unavoidable sleep loss
    • Managing Your StressManaging Your Stress

      Managing Your Stress

      The information and exercises in this eGuide will help you better understand stress and give you tips and tools to maintain a good balance of stress in your life. Learn about 10 important stress management methods that will improve your quality of life.

      • Relaxation through spiritual and physical exercise
      • Breathing techniques
      • Stress at work
    • Smart Riding for Military PersonnelSmart Riding for Military Personnel

      Smart Riding for Military Personnel

      This guide provides all Service members with practical information on becoming smart riders and helps increase their chances of avoiding injury or death.

      • Key statistics on motorcycle injuries
      • Why you need training
      • Defensive riding essential skills
      • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Earthquake PreparednessEarthquake Preparedness

      Earthquake Preparedness

      An earthquake can strike quickly and with little or no warning. This guide offers emergency plans for protecting yourself and your loved ones before, during and after an earthquake.

      • Earthquake hazards
      • Disaster supply kit
      • Mental effects
    • Your Personal Wellness CoachYour Personal Wellness Coach

      Your Personal Wellness Coach

      Let this eGuide be your personal coach. Enhance your overall fitness, endurance and quality of life. Increase your fitness level. Eat nutritiously. Learn how to manage your stress. Changing your behavior may even help you quit smoking!

      • Motivational tips
      • SMART Goals
      • Strategies for success
      • Five stages of change
    • Aerobic TrainingAerobic Training

      Aerobic Training

      Many Americans find it difficult to build regular exercise into their daily lives. Use this eGuide to discover how easy it can be to exercise in your own way and improve your health in the process.

      • Assess your readiness to exercise
      • Build a program that suits you
      • Monitor your fitness progression
      • Stay motivated!
    • ARMY - Ready and Resilient Resource GuideARMY - Ready and Resilient Resource Guide

      ARMY - Ready and Resilient Resource Guide

      Resilience combines mental, emotional and physical skills to generate optimum performance - in combat, in healing after injury, and in managing your work and home life. This guide contains information and resources to help you build and promote resilience.

      • Suicide/substance abuse
      • Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP)
      • Post-traumatic stress disorder
      • Transition
    • ARMY - A Soldier's Barracks GuideARMY - A Soldier's Barracks Guide

      ARMY - A Soldier's Barracks Guide

      The Army wants to ensure a high quality of life for single junior enlisted personnel, with superior unaccompanied housing (UH) facilities and services. This guide explains the Army's UH policy.

      • Who lives in UH
      • Standards: adequacy, condition, configuration and privacy
      • Barracks floor plans
      • Certificate of non-availability (CNA) policy
    • Recovering from Traumatic Brain InjuryRecovering from Traumatic Brain Injury

      Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injury

      Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the "signature" wound of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. This guide provides essential information about TBI for Service members, Veterans and their families.

      • Signs and symptoms of TBI
      • Tips for caregivers and family members
      • Rehabilitation information and resources
    • Thrift Savings Plan for the Uniformed ServicesThrift Savings Plan for the Uniformed Services

      Thrift Savings Plan for the Uniformed Services

      Simplifies the Thrift Savings Plan for members of the Uniformed Services to help them understand the different options, including the Roth TSP, that are available. This information ensures that members receive all the benefits available to them through this program.

      • Investment options
      • Tax advantages
      • Roth TSP
      • Loans, transfers and withdrawals
    • New Parent Support ProgramNew Parent Support Program

      New Parent Support Program

      Military life presents some unique challenges for parents with newborns and young children. The New Parent Support Program (NPSP) is here to help you adjust to parenthood and thrive as a healthy family.

      • Your child's emotional development
      • A father's role
      • Parenting during deployment
    • VA ECoE - Epilepsy and Seizures in VeteransVA ECoE - Epilepsy and Seizures in Veterans

      VA ECoE - Epilepsy and Seizures in Veterans

      Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder. This guides provides an overview on understanding, managing and treating epilepsy.

      • Epilepsy and Seizures
      • Causes
      • Diagnostic Tests
      • Treatment
    • Breastfeeding 101Breastfeeding 101

      Breastfeeding 101

      Breastfeeding is a special time of bonding between a mother and her child. This guide introduces new mothers to the benefits of breastfeeding, offers tips on facilitating the breastfeeding process, and answers important frequently asked questions.

      • Common breastfeeding problems
      • Benefits of breastfeeding and breast milk
      • Breastfeeding positions
    • VA - Foreign Medical Program HandbookVA - Foreign Medical Program Handbook

      VA - Foreign Medical Program Handbook

      If you are a VA-rated veteran with a service-connected disability and are living or traveling abroad, make sure you are getting the benefits you deserve! Read this guide to get all the details on this useful program.

      • FMP health benefits coverage
      • Selecting a health care provider
      • Claims and Appeals
    • Crisis InterventionCrisis Intervention

      Crisis Intervention

      Emergency personnel can now learn how to deal with people in a state of emotional turmoil, and help make a difference in how well a these people cope with crisis.

      • Gives the ability to be alert in crisis situation
      • Psychological response sequence
      • Crisis intervention protocols
      • Dealing with unusual and difficult situations
    • VA - MGIB Active DutyVA - MGIB Active Duty

      VA - MGIB Active Duty

      Get the education or training you've earned with the Montgomery GI Bill. Learn how you can benefit from this bill and get the career you want.

      • Qualification and requirements
      • Related benefits
      • Application process
      • VA contacts
    • ARMY - Employment Readiness ProgramARMY - Employment Readiness Program

      ARMY - Employment Readiness Program

      Frequent relocations create career challenges for military spouses. This eGuide provides helpful advice when applying for employment. It also features information on employment programs available for military spouses.

      • Military Spouse Preference Program
      • Conducting job searches
      • Interview tips
      • Information on resume styles
    • Freedom from TobaccoFreedom from Tobacco

      Freedom from Tobacco

      This eGuide provides facts, tips and exercises to help you free yourself from tobacco. Whether you are quitting on your own, with a support group or already have quit, this self-help guide will keep you tobacco-free.

      • Why do I smoke?
      • Harmful effects
      • Tips to quit
      • Prevent relapse