Military Life

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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Military Life February 7, 2019

Alzheimer’s Disease: What Veterans Should Know

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Alzheimer's disease is more than just a form of dementia – it’s the sixth leading cause of adult deaths in the U.S. While Alzheimer’s disease can affect anyone, Veterans who experienced brain trauma during service are at an even higher risk for de...

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Military Life January 24, 2019

A Career Out of Camouflage: Five Benefits to Hiring Veterans

Amanda S., Editor

Service members have very important jobs. From peacekeeping to weapons engineering, they are highly trained in a multitude of disciplines. But what happens when it comes time to separate from the military and return to civilian life? If still in a...

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Home Life, Military Life January 17, 2019

Relationship Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Relationships can be violent at any age. The main issue with teen dating violence is that many adolescents think some behaviors, such as name-calling or possessiveness, are normal. What many don’t know, however, is that these behaviors can lead to...

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Military Life, Work Life & Safety January 16, 2019

Learn How HFACS Can Help You Figure Out the Why

Erika S., Editor in Chief

In simple terms, the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS) is a tool that can help you unravel the events that led up to an accident. How HFACS Works Accidents can rarely be attributed to one single cause, and most are caused ...

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Military Life December 1, 2018

Brighten a Veteran’s Every Day: The Surprising Benefits of Becoming a VA Volunteer

Erika S., Editor in Chief

The enchantment of the holiday season often inspires acts of kindness and sparks the need for many to give back. While it’s a wonderful feeling to add a little more merry to someone’s Christmas, it’s important to remember that volunteers are neede...

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Military Life November 29, 2018

Warrior Care: Giving Wounded Service Members a Helping Hand

Krystina C., Editor

From fractured bones to hearing loss, injuries are not uncommon in the military. In fact, more than a million people are actively caring for injured, ill and wounded warriors who served since 9/11. The number of military caregivers, however, isn’t...

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Military Life November 8, 2018

Homecoming for the Holidays: Reunion Tips to Help Any Relationship Shine

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Relationships can be tough under the best of circumstances, and deployment can be one of the most challenging periods for military couples. When it’s finally time for a Service member to come home, partners shouldn’t be surprised if reality doesn’...

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Military Life November 6, 2018

Honoring Our Veterans: A Closer Look at Our American Heroes

Julia S., Editor

This Veterans Day, we extend our sincere thanks and express our heartfelt gratitude to our American heroes who have served honorably in the military, in both wartime and in peacetime. Our America would not be the great Nation it is today without o...

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Military Life October 9, 2018

Veterans: Stay Vigilant About Breast Cancer Awareness

Amanda S., Editor

Service members need to stay vigilant when it comes to their health and well-being since they put themselves in potentially harmful situations every day. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so this is the ideal opportunity to spread the word...

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