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Security & Preparedness March 19, 2019

Flood Recovery 101: What You Need to Know

Amanda S., Editor

Flooding in your neighborhood is a traumatic experience. It could mean costly damage to your home and a big disruption to your life. Depending on the severity of the flooding, it could also mean a long recovery period. Once the immediate danger ha...

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Health & Wellness, Military Life March 14, 2019

Sexual Assault Against Men: Myth vs. Fact

Krystina C., Editor

Some people believe that sexual assault happens only to women. However, at least one in six men have been sexually abused or assaulted, whether in childhood or as adults. Debunking the Myths Myth: Men can't be sexually assaulted. Fact: Anyone c...

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Security & Preparedness, Work Life & Safety March 12, 2019

Pups to Protectors: Honoring Military Working Dogs this March

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Military working dogs are often the first line of defense when it comes to securing areas and detecting dangerous items, like weapons and illegal drugs. They are used on patrol, as sentries and trackers, and for special missions for the military a...

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Military Life March 7, 2019

More Than Helping Hands: Offer Support to Our Military Caregivers

Julia S., Editor

Our military caregivers are American heroes. Often overlooked but never forgotten, they play a critical role in backing our military mission. With their humble aid – serving those who have served – our military culture is stronger than ever. Show ...

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Work Life & Safety February 28, 2019

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Recognition, Response & Recovery

Amanda S., Editor

Sexual harassment can happen anywhere. In certain situations, there is a simple solution to dealing with it, but if it's workplace sexual harassment, happening somewhere a person spends the majority of their waking hours and is supposed to feel sa...

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Military Life February 26, 2019

Wrap Your Head Around TBI: Recognize the Signs to Get the Help You Need

Maggie K., Senior Editor

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a blow to the head or a penetrating head injury disrupts the function of the brain. The severity of such an injury may range from “mild” (a brief change in consciousness) to “severe” (an extended period o...

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Health & Wellness February 21, 2019

Find Out How Screenings, Vaccines and Healthy Choices Can Help Lower Cancer Risk

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Prevention is the best way to fight cancer. This means getting your community to do things that will protect their health, such as getting screened, exercising and quitting smoking. There are more than 100 kinds of cancer. Most are caused by a co...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness February 19, 2019

Keep Your Family Safe: 6 Steps to Take Now Before a Snowstorm Hits

Krystina C., Editor

The fact is, most people are unprepared when a major snowstorm hits. The ice, snow and extreme cold can knock out electricity for days, leaving families at risk of car accidents, frostbite and hypothermia. Before a storm warning comes in, learn ho...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness February 14, 2019

Respond to Hospital Emergency Situations with HICS

Heather M., Editor

As a health care administrator, it’s important to properly prepare the personnel in your facility to respond to any threat, disaster event or other emergency situation. For an effective response, every emergency incident calls for certain operatio...

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Military Life February 12, 2019

EFMP: Supporting Your Exceptional Family Member

Maggie K., Senior Editor

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) works with other military and community agencies to provide support to families with members who have special educational or medical needs. An Exceptional Family Member (EFM) is a child or adult member...

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