Military OneSource Leaders/Command RSS Feed http://www.militaryonesource.mil en-us 5 Things You Should Know About the Military Consumer Campaign /pfm Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:57:00 Today's service members and their families must be extra vigilant in guarding against scams and predatory lending practices. With separation from family and friends, frequent relocations, the stresses of deployment and a steady paycheck, scam artists are often quick to target our community. 100-277444-20140710 10:57-5 Things You Should Know About the Military Consumer Campaign Holiday Savings: Save Now, Enjoy Later /pfm Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:41:00 It may seem a little strange to start talking about holiday spending when the summer season is just kicking off, but this is the best time to do it! When the holidays roll around, there is enough stress to manage without having to worry about financial pressure. Start planning and saving this summer with these ten helpful tips. 200-277423-20140707 10:41-Holiday Savings: Save Now, Enjoy Later Find A Volunteer Opportunity Through United We Serve /phases-single-life Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:28:00 When ordinary people come together with a common goal and the right tools, extraordinary things can happen. United We Serve connects ready and willing volunteers, like you, with opportunities to lend a hand to existing organizations or develop a unique project to satisfy a need in the community. 300-277406-20140701 13:28-Find A Volunteer Opportunity Through United We Serve Find A Volunteer Opportunity Through United We Serve /shopping Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:28:00 When ordinary people come together with a common goal and the right tools, extraordinary things can happen. United We Serve connects ready and willing volunteers, like you, with opportunities to lend a hand to existing organizations or develop a unique project to satisfy a need in the community. 400-277399-20140701 13:28-Find A Volunteer Opportunity Through United We Serve Commissary Customer Bill of Rights /shopping Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:21:00 Commissaries offer much more than 30 percent savings on groceries for military families. Patrons can also expect the six articles of customer service with each visit: professional and courteous service, clean and pleasant stores, fresh, high-quality merchandise, well-stocked shelves, the best possible prices, and quick and efficient checkouts. 500-277397-20140701 13:21-Commissary Customer Bill of Rights Commissary Customer Bill of Rights /phases-new-to-the-military Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:21:00 Commissaries offer much more than 30 percent savings on groceries for military families. Patrons can also expect the six articles of customer service with each visit: professional and courteous service, clean and pleasant stores, fresh, high-quality merchandise, well-stocked shelves, the best possible prices, and quick and efficient checkouts. 600-277407-20140701 13:21-Commissary Customer Bill of Rights Serve to Be Well /hbi Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:30:00 It’s no secret that volunteering can improve your community, the environment and the lives of those you serve, but you may not know that lending a hand to others can be good for you as well. Serving your community can improve or maintain your physical and psychological health as well as provide opportunities for social interaction. 700-277390-20140701 11:30-Serve to Be Well Serve to Be Well /phases-family-life Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:30:00 It’s no secret that volunteering can improve your community, the environment and the lives of those you serve, but you may not know that lending a hand to others can be good for you as well. Serving your community can improve or maintain your physical and psychological health as well as provide opportunities for social interaction. 800-277391-20140701 11:30-Serve to Be Well Health and Wellness Overview /hbi Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:22:00 Prevention and empowerment are great ways to achieve and maintain health and wellness. The Healthy Base Initiative health and wellness assessment helps you take charge of your health and take advantage of valuable programs and educational opportunities at wellness centers that can make health the new normal. 900-277389-20140701 11:22-Health and Wellness Overview Avoiding Identity Theft /legal Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:58:00 Every year, millions of people become the victims of identity theft and repairing the damage is costly in terms of time, money and peace of mind. The best way to avoid being a victim is to be aware of the dangers and be proactive about protecting your identity and finances. 1000-277387-20140701 09:58-Avoiding Identity Theft Military Consumer Protection Day /deployment Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:15:00 On July 16, the Department of Defense will join with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Military Saves campaign and many other organizations to observe the first ever Military Consumer Protection Day. 1100-277381-20140701 09:15-Military Consumer Protection Day Military Consumer Protection Day /phases-military-leadership Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:15:00 On July 16, the Department of Defense will join with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Military Saves campaign and many other organizations to observe the first ever Military Consumer Protection Day. 1200-277386-20140701 09:15-Military Consumer Protection Day Caregiver Identity Discrepancy /pfm Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:37:00 Explore the basic tenants of the caregiver identity theory and implications of the theory for understanding the caregiving experience and its impact on caregivers. 1300-277377-20140701 08:37-Caregiver Identity Discrepancy Quick Tips for Keeping a Relationship Strong During Deployment /phases-deployment Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:32:00 Deployments and other separations due to training, schools and other military duty are part of military life. Relationships take work and relationships during deployment can become stressed. Check out these tips to help strengthen your relationships when duty calls. 1400-277382-20140701 08:32-Quick Tips for Keeping a Relationship Strong During Deployment Quick Tips for Keeping a Relationship Strong During Deployment /deployment Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:32:00 Deployments and other separations due to training, schools and other military duty are part of military life. Relationships take work and relationships during deployment can become stressed. Check out these tips to help strengthen your relationships when duty calls. 1500-277375-20140701 08:32-Quick Tips for Keeping a Relationship Strong During Deployment Wounded Warrior Programs /wounded-warrior Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:19:00 The military's wounded warrior programs provide assistance and advocacy for severely wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans and their families. These programs assist service members and their families as they return to duty or transition to civilian life. 1600-277371-20140701 00:19-Wounded Warrior Programs Developing Skills You Can Use Outside the Military /wounded-warrior Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:52:00 The military gives every service member the opportunity to enter with virtually no skills and leave with an array of skills needed in the civilian job market. Some job-related skills are easily converted to civilian terms — military police become law enforcement officers, for example. Other skills, such as leadership and discipline, are also highly prized by civilian companies. Your military career will give you the chance to explore job opportunities and develop your own personal skill set. Knowing what skills to pursue and then developing them will help guide your career decisions while you're in the military. 1700-277370-20140630 23:52-Developing Skills You Can Use Outside the Military Developing Skills You Can Use Outside the Military /phases-retiring Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:52:00 The military gives every service member the opportunity to enter with virtually no skills and leave with an array of skills needed in the civilian job market. Some job-related skills are easily converted to civilian terms — military police become law enforcement officers, for example. Other skills, such as leadership and discipline, are also highly prized by civilian companies. Your military career will give you the chance to explore job opportunities and develop your own personal skill set. Knowing what skills to pursue and then developing them will help guide your career decisions while you're in the military. 1800-277384-20140630 23:52-Developing Skills You Can Use Outside the Military The Impact of Sexual Assault /sexual-assault Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:48:00 In the wake of experiencing a sexual assault, a person may experience a whole range of emotions from anger and fear to numbness and shame. Just as with any other trauma, the severity and duration of this reaction will vary from one individual to the next. If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, you might find it helpful or comforting to know what kinds of feelings are common among others who have been through the same thing. This information will help you better understand what to expect following a sexual assault and how you can seek help for yourself or someone else. 1900-277369-20140630 23:48-The Impact of Sexual Assault Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program /sexual-assault Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:44:00 Sexual assault can happen to anyone at any time. It can be overwhelming and devastating for victims and their families, but there are many resources available that provide accurate information, prompt medical care, counseling and assistance with the military justice system. 2000-277368-20140630 23:44-Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program Stay Mentally Fit with the Military and Family Life Counselor Program /non-medical-counseling Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:41:00 When you hear the word health, images like sweating in a crowded gym or choosing a salad over a bucket of fried chicken might come to mind. Just like your physical health may be challenged by the temptation to skip a workout, your emotional health may be challenged by the stress you face on a daily basis. As if regular, everyday stress isn't enough, you've probably faced additional stressors characteristic to military life, like deployments or frequent moves. To be able to face these challenges head on, you need to be both physically and emotionally healthy, and that means taking care of yourself. 2100-277367-20140630 23:41-Stay Mentally Fit with the Military and Family Life Counselor Program Counseling Options for Service Members and Their Families /non-medical-counseling Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:37:00 The Department of Defense provides all active duty service members, active duty National Guard and reserve members, DoD civilian personnel designated as Civilian Expeditionary Workforce members and their families with a variety of counseling services and suicide prevention programs, many of them at no cost. 2200-277366-20140630 23:37-Counseling Options for Service Members and Their Families Alcohol Abuse and Family Relationships /crisis-prevention Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:34:00 Alcohol abuse or dependence is a family problem. A problem drinker's spouse or partner and children are invariably affected by it, as well as siblings, parents and friends. Anyone who grew up in a family with an alcoholic or is currently living with one knows the pain and suffering alcohol can cause.  2300-277365-20140630 23:34-Alcohol Abuse and Family Relationships About Alcohol and Its Effects /crisis-prevention Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:17:00 Everyone responds differently to alcohol, and it’s not possible to say exactly what effect a certain number of drinks will have. However, it’s helpful to know what a standard drink is and how many it takes to exceed guidelines for low-risk drinking. 2400-277364-20140630 23:17-About Alcohol and Its Effects Volunteer /parenting Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:12:00 Volunteering is a great way to spend some of your free time. When you volunteer, you give your time to a cause that needs your help. It's an opportunity to feel good about yourself, learn about an organization you may be interested in, meet new people, and help a cause you believe in. 2500-277363-20140630 23:12-Volunteer Programs for Military Youth and Teens /parenting Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:59:00 For many military parents, finding a safe and fun environment for their school-age children is a priority. The military's youth and teen programs help fill the gap in a family's care needs during summer break, holidays, and before-and-after school. Programs vary by service branch and installation, but most installations have a program for school-age children, as well as a youth center with organized activities. 2600-277362-20140630 21:59-Programs for Military Youth and Teens Balancing Work and Life as a Dual Military Couple /health-wellness Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:37:00 If you're in the military and are also married to a service member, you know that the dual military lifestyle isn't easy. Juggling the demands of two hectic careers and trying to stay connected during the inevitable separations can strain even the best relationships. Yet dual military relationships can survive and thrive when spouses learn techniques for balancing work and family life and develop effective strategies for dealing with the stress and sacrifice they are sure to encounter. 2700-277361-20140630 21:37-Balancing Work and Life as a Dual Military Couple Federal Civil Service Employment for Military Spouses /health-wellness Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:08:00 The federal government offers great job opportunities for military spouses. Most installations have federal civilian job openings, and your benefits, which can include paid leave, medical and life insurance, and retirement, often go with you when you move to a new federal job at a new duty station. The following information will help you understand the benefits of federal civil service employment and navigate the complex hiring system. 2800-277360-20140630 21:08-Federal Civil Service Employment for Military Spouses Helping School-Age Children Deal With the Cycle of Deployment /abuse Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:48:00 A military deployment can be challenging for every member of the family. Although school-age children tend to be resilient, they are probably still dealing with strong emotions about your leaving and need your help to handle their feelings. Here’s how you can provide the support and understanding they need to take some of the stress and fear out of your deployment and strengthen your relationship with them at the same time. 2900-277359-20140630 20:48-Helping School-Age Children Deal With the Cycle of Deployment Circle of 6 /those-who-support-community-partners Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:42:00 With Circle of 6, you can connect with your friends to stay close, stay safe and prevent violence before it happens. 3000-277443-20140630 16:42-Circle of 6 Circle of 6 /abuse Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:42:00 With Circle of 6, you can connect with your friends to stay close, stay safe and prevent violence before it happens. 3100-277357-20140630 16:42-Circle of 6 Service Regulations and Orders /moving Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:14:00 Find out more about the regulations and orders that direct each service branch’s relocation program and sponsorship program. This page also includes links to the specific orders, listed by service. 3200-277310-20140626 14:14-Service Regulations and Orders Federal Civil Service Employment for Military Spouses /moving Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:59:00 The federal government offers great job opportunities for military spouses. Federal civilian jobs may be available on your installation, and the benefits, which can include paid leave, insurance and retirement, may go with you when you move to a new federal job at a new duty station. This information will help you understand the benefits of federal civil service employment and navigate the complex hiring system. 3300-277309-20140626 13:59-Federal Civil Service Employment for Military Spouses Calling all Campers: Summer Camp Options /search?content_id=277301 Thu, 26 Jun 2014 08:12:00 With school out for the summer, you may need worthwhile programs to keep your children engaged and active. Look no further than your installation; camps are as unique as your children’s interests. 3400-277301-20140626 08:12-Calling all Campers: Summer Camp Options Contact your EFMP Family Support Office /efmp Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:58:00 Contact your Exceptional Family Member Program family support office for information on inclusive camps and other program activities in your area. 3500-277287-20140624 08:58-Contact your EFMP Family Support Office Workforce Recruitment Program /efmp Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:57:00 Do you need highly qualified candidates for jobs at your office? The Workforce Recruitment Program can help! 3600-277286-20140624 08:57-Workforce Recruitment Program Military Extension Internship Program /cyt Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:43:00 The Military Extension Internship Program is an internship designed to give college students and recent graduates a chance to put their college education to use in the real world. 3700-277278-20140624 08:43-Military Extension Internship Program The Military Academic Advancement Program /cyt Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:41:00 The Department of Defense has joined together with the Department of Agriculture and Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance to provide quality distance education programs to service members, their spouses and children, and civilian professionals. 3800-277277-20140624 08:41-The Military Academic Advancement Program MWR and Wounded Warrior  /search?content_id=277265 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:13:00 Morale, Welfare and Recreation recognizes the sacrifices made by wounded warriors. Through inclusive activities and specialized, adaptive equipment, you can still enjoy many of your favorite installation activities. 3900-277265-20140623 13:13-MWR and Wounded Warrior  Did You Know About… /search?content_id=277264 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:01:00 Your installation’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs are as diverse as your interests. Sure, you know about the installation pool, but have you tapped into these installation resources for fun? 4000-277264-20140623 13:01-Did You Know About… Ready54.org /phases-guard-and-reserve Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:30:00 Promoting social, mental and physical fitness, Ready54.org provides National Guard members and their families with tools to help balance military and civilian life. 4100-277213-20140619 11:30-Ready54.org Commissaries Making Healthy Choices Easier /search?content_id=277195 Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:51:00 Commissaries are making it easier for health-conscious shoppers to spot the most nutritious options. In the aisles of the Fort Meade Commissary, shoppers will soon find a gluten-free section and easy-to-spot “Better for You” products, including the organic and natural choices that commissaries have offered for years. 4200-277195-20140617 13:51-Commissaries Making Healthy Choices Easier Getting Active and Having Fun through Morale, Welfare and Recreation  /search?content_id=277055 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 09:56:00 Service members and families give 100 percent at work, school and various other commitments. Downtime should be quality time, and Morale, Welfare and Recreation has the activities and facilities to help you all make the most of every minute. 4300-277055-20140604 09:56-Getting Active and Having Fun through Morale, Welfare and Recreation  Camping Facilities and Rental Gear from Morale, Welfare and Recreation /search?content_id=277032 Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:45:00 The great outdoors is more enjoyable with a great backdrop and the right equipment. Morale, Welfare and Recreation rentals and camping facilities can help make your next camping trip one your family won’t soon forget. 4400-277032-20140602 10:45-Camping Facilities and Rental Gear from Morale, Welfare and Recreation Best Kept Secrets Joint Services Campgrounds and Facilities /search?content_id=277031 Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:43:00 Plan a bit of outdoor adventure into your next move or family vacation. No matter where you’re heading this summer, one of the Best Kept Secrets is on your way. 4500-277031-20140602 10:43-Best Kept Secrets Joint Services Campgrounds and Facilities Four Seasons of Fun with Teens and MWR: Summer /search?content_id=277030 Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:36:00 Summer days are anything but lazy for your teens when you have Morale, Welfare and Recreation in your corner. Help your teen stay active and social this summer with these fun opportunities on your installation. 4600-277030-20140602 10:36-Four Seasons of Fun with Teens and MWR: Summer Healthy Eating and Shopping /search?content_id=277026 Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:17:00 Healthy meals and snacks for your family begin on the shelves of your commissary. Learn how to shop for health without busting your grocery budget, and find a few tips that will help you prioritize nutrition as you prepare food for your family. 4700-277026-20140602 09:17-Healthy Eating and Shopping Fleet and Family Readiness Programs /search?content_id=277024 Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:16:00 No matter where you serve, Fleet and Family Readiness programs offer the support you deserve. 4800-277024-20140602 09:16-Fleet and Family Readiness Programs Creating Fit Bodies and Fit Minds /search?content_id=277023 Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:15:00 Trained AmeriCorps members are simplifying physical and mental fitness by combining them under the guidance of one coach. Children can simultaneously strengthen their minds and bodies while enjoying their favorite sports. 4900-277023-20140602 09:15-Creating Fit Bodies and Fit Minds Exchange Resolves to Promote Healthier Living /search?content_id=277021 Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:13:00 Dining options at your installation’s Exchange have always been convenient, but now more than ever, the Exchange is emphasizing health to help you stick to your wellness goals. 5000-277021-20140602 09:13-Exchange Resolves to Promote Healthier Living Volunteering as a Way to Get a Paying Job /monthly-focushttp://www.militaryonesource.mil/seco/leveraging-volunteer-experience?content_id=268310 Mon, 02 Jun 2014 06:57:00 Through your volunteer experience, you are building marketable skills for future paid employment. 5100-277018-20140602 06:57-Volunteering as a Way to Get a Paying Job Needs and Supportive Strategies for Professionals Working with LGBT Military Families /pfm Fri, 30 May 2014 10:53:00 This two-hour webinar explores the unique needs of LGBT military families and supportive strategies that professionals can implement in their work with these families. 5200-276997-20140530 10:53-Needs and Supportive Strategies for Professionals Working with LGBT Military Families Typhoons and Hurricanes: What's the Difference? /disaster-resources Thu, 29 May 2014 06:37:00 Whether you are facing your first typhoon season or you’re just brushing up on preparedness, check out the tips and resources that will keep your family and your home safe. 5300-276927-20140529 06:37-Typhoons and Hurricanes: What's the Difference? MC&FP eMagazine /those-who-support-service-providers Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:44:00 The June/July 2014 eMagazine is here - just in time to help you ensure our service members and their families have a happy and healthy summer season. Whether you're looking for some great health-related resources to pass along, some tips for putting a little joy into a PCS move or the latest information from some of our programs, this edition of the eMagazine has you covered. Learn about important new health initiatives such as the Guard Your Health website or the Real Warriors Campaign. Find out the latest from programs such as Troops to Teachers and the Military Spouse Employment Partnership. Get some great tips and resources to pass along to service members and their families relocating this summer. 5400-276594-20140423 10:44-MC&FP eMagazine Volunteer /monthly-focushttp://www.militaryonesource.mil/cyt/getting-involved/teens?content_id=268792 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:44:00 Volunteering is an opportunity to feel good about yourself, learn about an organization that you may be interested in, and help a cause you believe in. 5500-276541-20140411 16:44-Volunteer Military Extension Internship Program /monthly-focushttp://www.militaryonesource.mil/cyt/after-graduation?content_id=267164 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:44:00 College students and recent graduates have a chance to put their education to use in the real world. 5600-277041-20140411 16:44-Military Extension Internship Program Sesame Workshop http://www.militaryonesource.mil/sesame Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:23:00 Sesame Workshop has a variety of multimedia resources for military families, which are available at no cost through Military OneSource. 5700-276431-20140401 08:23-Sesame Workshop Sesame Street's Little Children, Big Challenges: Resilience /sesame Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:42:00 In December 2013, Sesame Workshop released a new book and DVD, “Little Children, Big Challenges: Resilience.” The multimedia tool kit is designed to bolster children’s sense of self, help them develop positive conflict resolution skills and express their feelings in positive ways. This resource is available to military families at no cost through Military OneSource. 5800-276344-20140328 07:42-Sesame Street's Little Children, Big Challenges: Resilience Non-medical Counseling /search?content_id=276305 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:25:00 Everyone struggles at one time or another to cope with the pressures of life. For military families, those pressures may be complicated by frequent moves, deployment and separation from loved ones. The Department of Defense makes confidential non-medical counseling available to service members and their families to work on issues, such as adjustment (deployment, for example), marital problems, parenting, stress management, or grief and loss. 5900-276305-20140325 09:25-Non-medical Counseling Parenting a Child With Special Needs When Your Spouse Is Deployed /search?content_id=276294 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:57:00 Deployments are tough for most military families. As a parent of a child with special needs, you may need to depend on family, friends and family installation services for help and support when your spouse is deployed. Careful planning and a positive attitude can go a long way toward making the deployment easier for the whole family. 6000-276294-20140325 07:57-Parenting a Child With Special Needs When Your Spouse Is Deployed Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges /voluntary-education Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:20:00 Did you know there is a network of educational institutions that wants to help service members earn their college education? These schools have an agreement to accept transfer credit from each other, making it easier to continue pursuing your educational goals, even with frequent PCS moves. Find out if the SOC program is right for you! 6100-277341-20140307 14:20-Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Voluntary Education Overview /voluntary-education Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:20:00 Through programs offered by Department of Defense (DoD), the United States Coast Guard, and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), service members can enroll in and complete courses leading to high school diplomas, undergraduate, and graduate degrees at little or no cost to the student. 6200-277339-20140307 14:20-Voluntary Education Overview Staying or Moving When Your Spouse is Deployed /search?content_id=276081 Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:01:00 When your service member receives orders to deploy, your first impulse may be to pack up your belongings and move back home to more familiar surroundings, especially if you haven’t been married for long. While there are advantages to being among family and old friends while your spouse is away, there are many benefits to staying in your military community as well. 6300-276081-20140227 12:01-Staying or Moving When Your Spouse is Deployed Plan Your Detour! Be Prepared if You Hit a Roadblock on Your Financial Roadmap /search?content_id=275771 Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:22:00 It's been said that the best laid plans often go awry. In other words, even if you make detailed plans, something may still go wrong. That doesn't mean you shouldn't make plans, it means you should be prepared for the worst case scenario. In terms of money, this is particularly important, especially with federal budget cuts, fluctuating gas prices and an uncertain economy. Military OneSource can provide helpful hints and resources to guide you through whatever financial roadblock you encounter. 6400-275771-20140203 11:22-Plan Your Detour! Be Prepared if You Hit a Roadblock on Your Financial Roadmap Paying for Care /search?content_id=275762 Mon, 03 Feb 2014 09:27:00 Caring for your wounded, ill, or injured service member can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially  when you’re financial future is a mystery. This link includes a list of financial resources specific to the needs of wounded warriors and their families that can help you create a positive financial future. 6500-275762-20140203 09:27-Paying for Care Financial Planning /search?content_id=275740 Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:26:00 The reality is financial needs and considerations are woven throughout the fabric of our lives. Families with special needs have all the routine fiscal concerns, as well as a few additional considerations depending on the needs of their family. Visit the Financial Planning section of EFMP/Special Needs on Military OneSource for additional resources and information to help you with financial planning. 6600-275740-20140131 14:26-Financial Planning Budgeting and Basic Money Management /search?content_id=275736 Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:50:00 Fiscal fitness needs to be worked on just like a physical fitness program. It all starts with a solid foundation. Work toward being fiscally fit in 2014. 6700-275736-20140131 13:50-Budgeting and Basic Money Management K-12 Military Partners /k-12-and-college-education Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:46:00 DoDEA's Partnership program provides information and support to increase understanding of the unique needs of military children as well as academic support to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for military children. 6800-277342-20140130 16:46-K-12 Military Partners United We Serve /k-12-and-college-education Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:46:00 United We Serve, President Obama’s nationwide service initiative, is built on the belief that ordinary people can come together and achieve extraordinary things when given the proper tools. This initiative aims to both expand the impact of existing organizations by engaging new volunteers in their work and encourage volunteers to develop their own "do-it-yourself" projects. 6900-277343-20140130 16:46-United We Serve Staying Fiscally Fit When Your Spouse is Deployed /search?content_id=275675 Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:50:00 For some military families, a deployment can complicate the household budget. Your spouse might have unusual expenses or receive special pays and entitlements before, during and after a deployment. But staying "fiscally fit" while your spouse is deployed can be accomplished with a little extra effort. 7000-275675-20140128 11:50-Staying Fiscally Fit When Your Spouse is Deployed USA4 Military Families /search?content_id=275544 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:38:00 The DoD State Liaison Office focuses on key issues that promote the well-being of service members and their families. Click here to learn more about the USA4 Military Families initiative. 7100-275544-20140123 15:38-USA4 Military Families USA4 Military Families Initiative /search?content_id=275543 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:33:00 Many issues surrounding the well-being of active-duty service members and their families, including those attached to the National Guard and Reserve Component, or service members transitioning to civilian life can only be addressed on the state-level. Because of this, the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness created the USA4 Military Families initiative. 7200-275543-20140123 15:33-USA4 Military Families Initiative USA4 Military Families - Issue Suggestion Link /phases-guard-and-reserve Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:19:00 Please tell us about the challenges you have encountered as a military family. Many issues surrounding quality of life for military families can only be addressed at the state level. The USA4 Military Families initiative concentrates on working with individual states to resolve such issues. What challenges affect your day-to-day life, your education and employment opportunities? Help inform the state liaisons who work to enact legislation that will help military families. 7300-275801-20140123 15:19-USA4 Military Families - Issue Suggestion Link Suggesting New Issues for the USA4 Military Families Initiative /search?content_id=275542 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:19:00 Please tell us about the challenges you have encountered as a military family. Many issues surrounding quality of life for military families can only be addressed at the state level. The USA4 Military Families initiative concentrates on working with individual states to resolve such issues. What challenges affect your day-to-day life, your education and employment opportunities? Help inform the state liaisons who work to enact legislation that will help military families. 7400-275542-20140123 15:19-Suggesting New Issues for the USA4 Military Families Initiative Family Fitness /search?content_id=275449 Tue, 21 Jan 2014 09:08:00 Looking for the right website or app to assist your kids with their health and fitness? Start the new year off by clicking here for activity planners, strength training for kids, physical fitness guidelines and more! 7500-275449-20140121 09:08-Family Fitness Family Fitness  /search?content_id=274856 Tue, 07 Jan 2014 08:17:00 Looking for the right tool or app to assist you and your family with their health and fitness goals? Start the new year off right by clicking here for BMI calculators, fitness assessments, activity trackers and more! 7600-274856-20140107 08:17- Family Fitness  Stay Mentally Fit with the Military and Family Life Counselor Program /search?content_id=274813 Thu, 02 Jan 2014 15:23:00 Just like your physical health may be challenged by the temptation to skip a workout, your emotional health may be challenged by the stress you face on a daily basis. As if regular, everyday stress isn't enough, you've probably faced additional stressors characteristic to military life, like deployments or frequent moves. To be able to face these challenges head on, you need to be both physically and emotionally healthy, and that means taking care of yourself. The Military and Family Life Counselor program can help you do just that! 7700-274813-20140102 15:23-Stay Mentally Fit with the Military and Family Life Counselor Program Getting Fit the Right WEIGH /search?content_id=274805 Thu, 02 Jan 2014 14:41:00 It is that time of year to prepare for a new launch of resolutions to improve your physical health and fitness. If you make simple lifestyle changes and practice them daily, you can achieve your weight goal and maintain optimal wellness over a lifetime. 7800-274805-20140102 14:41-Getting Fit the Right WEIGH What to Do During an Earthquake /search?content_id=274802 Thu, 02 Jan 2014 14:23:00 To protect your family and your home in the event of an earthquake, there are a few preparatory measures you can take. Most of these take little to no time to check off of your list, and even if you are lucky enough never to experience an earthquake, taking these precautionary measures can make your home a little safer for everyday use. 7900-274802-20140102 14:23-What to Do During an Earthquake Money Saving Tips /search?content_id=274793 Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:48:00 Check out these money saving tips on subjects like entertaining, leisure activities, household expenses, utilities and vehicles. Start the new year fiscally ready to take on whatever 2014 has in store! 8000-274793-20131231 12:48-Money Saving Tips Medicaid for Family Members with Special Needs /search?content_id=274781 Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:19:00 Medicaid is an entitlement program that pays for medical assistance for certain individuals and families with low incomes and resources. Find out who is eligible, exactly what Medicaid is and how and where to apply. 8100-274781-20131231 12:19-Medicaid for Family Members with Special Needs Why Log In to the Military OneSource EAP Website? /eap Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:35:00 Whether you are looking for more resources and tools to help you manage the challenges of everyday life or want to file your taxes online at no cost to you, logging in to the Employee Assistance Program, or EAP section of our site is your portal to many Military OneSource online services. 8200-274606-20131219 09:35-Why Log In to the Military OneSource EAP Website? VA Benefits for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn Transitioning Service Members /search?content_id=274464 Mon, 09 Dec 2013 08:09:00 The VA's new, streamlined, easy-to-use outreach program helps ensure that separating combat veterans are fully informed about their VA benefits. 8300-274464-20131209 08:09-VA Benefits for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn Transitioning Service Members Making Your Mark on a New Community Through Volunteer Work /search?content_id=273848 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:41:00 Making Your Mark on a New Community Through Volunteer Work 8400-273848-20131205 16:41-Making Your Mark on a New Community Through Volunteer Work Volunteering as a Way to Get a Paying Job /search?content_id=273847 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:39:00 Volunteering as a Way to Get a Paying Job 8500-273847-20131205 16:39-Volunteering as a Way to Get a Paying Job Voluntary Education Program /search?content_id=273846 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:36:00 Voluntary Education Program 8600-273846-20131205 16:36-Voluntary Education Program Programs for Military Youth and Teens /search?content_id=273845 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:34:00 Programs for Military Youth and Teens 8700-273845-20131205 16:34-Programs for Military Youth and Teens Don't Get Left Behind: How to Evacuate When Disaster Strikes /search?content_id=273817 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:55:00 The time you have to prepare for an evacuation varies greatly depending on the disaster. You may have several days to plan for an evacuation from a hurricane, while an industrial accident could leave you with very little time to plan. However, it is essential to plan ahead in order to be ready for evacuation for any type of disaster. 8800-273817-20131203 14:55-Don't Get Left Behind: How to Evacuate When Disaster Strikes Filing Taxes When a Service Member Is Deployed /search?content_id=273789 Fri, 29 Nov 2013 09:32:00 The Internal Revenue Service recognizes that service members and their families often face special tax circumstances and has taken measures to make this annual obligation easier when service members and their families face deployments. Find out how to get started, apply for extensions or get additional tax assistance. 8900-273789-20131129 09:32-Filing Taxes When a Service Member Is Deployed Army's Performance Triad /search?content_id=273432 Tue, 05 Nov 2013 12:47:00 The Performance Triad is bringing together the US Army Public Health Command, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, US Army Forces Command, Army Medical Department Center and School, US Army Training and Doctrine Command, and the US Army Installation Management Command. The people who have the greatest impact on Soldier behaviors do not reside in military hospitals and clinics – they are the unit leaders, mentors, and Family in the Lifespace. The goal is to make this a part of the DNA of the Army – sleep discipline, daily activity, and good nutritional decisions. 9000-273432-20131105 12:47-Army's Performance Triad Using the Commissary Benefit to Save Money /search?content_id=273412 Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:38:00 A military family can save an average of 30 percent or more on groceries by shopping regularly at their commissary. Over the course of a year, that can add up to nearly $4,400 for a family of four and more than $1,500 for a single service member.  Read on and learn how you and your family can start saving today. 9100-273412-20131104 08:38-Using the Commissary Benefit to Save Money Make Time for Exercise /transition Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:48:00 We frequently hear that exercise is one of the best things we can do for our body. What is the best time for you to exercise? Any time. For example, when you are watching TV, you can stretch your muscles, do sit ups and pushups, or use a stationary bike or other exercise machine if you have one. 9200-276972-20131031 14:48-Make Time for Exercise Quick Tips to Ensure a Smooth Transition /transition Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:48:00 Although transition assistance programs offer useful information and skills to help you each step of the way, the ultimate responsibility for a successful transition rests with you and your family. There will be many important decisions that only you can make, and new roles that no one but you can take on. 9300-276973-20131031 14:48-Quick Tips to Ensure a Smooth Transition Protect Yourself: Freeze Your Credit While You're Deployed /phases-deployment Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:29:00 One easy step you can take to minimize your risk is to file an active duty alert or security freeze on your credit before you deploy. This ensures that businesses have to verify your identity before they issue credit in your name, which should help you avoid identity theft. 9400-273379-20131031 08:29-Protect Yourself: Freeze Your Credit While You're Deployed Pandemic Flu /search?content_id=272606 Tue, 03 Sep 2013 09:58:00 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pandemic flu occurs when a non-human flu virus gains the ability to be transmitted from human to human and then spreads globally. In the case of a flu pandemic, it is important to stay calm and informed to keep you and your family healthy. 9500-272606-20130903 09:58-Pandemic Flu Tutor.com /search?content_id=272599 Fri, 30 Aug 2013 10:17:00 School’s back in session, so check out Tutor.com and Tutor.com To Go. Try the mobile companion for Tutor.com, the only education app that connects you to an expert tutor for real-time help. 9600-272599-20130830 10:17-Tutor.com What's New with MC&FP - July 2014 /those-who-support-service-providers Wed, 21 Aug 2013 09:46:00 Discover the latest from Military Community & Family Policy with information on outreach themes, social media campaigns, podcasts, ePublications, webinars, new articles and more. 9700-274747-20130821 09:46-What's New with MC&FP - July 2014 Network Literacy /search?content_id=272420 Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:06:00 In the digital age, literacy takes on a new dimension. The Military Families Learning Network’s Network Literacy Community of Practice aims to assist military families and the military community with developing and honing their network literacy skills for navigating the Internet. 9800-272420-20130812 15:06-Network Literacy MC&FP August 2013 eMagazine /search?content_id=272373 Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:40:00 The August eMagazine is full of personal growth ideas and new program updates. Learn what steps DoD is taking on behalf of military children and furthering their education opportunities, how spouses can achieve their career goals, about the importance of being financially aware and much more. 9900-272373-20130802 12:40-MC&FP August 2013 eMagazine Exchange Careers /search?content_id=272357 Thu, 01 Aug 2013 08:04:00 With over 42,000 jobs in 20 different career areas, there’s endless opportunity for advancement with AAFES. They are committed to hiring our transitioning military, their families, and our veterans. It’s one small way they can support those who have sacrificed for us. 10000-272357-20130801 08:04-Exchange Careers College Scholarships for Military Children /search?content_id=272339 Thu, 01 Aug 2013 07:51:00 Did you know that commissaries have awarded more than $10 million in scholarships to almost 7,000 military children over the past 12 years? The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. 10100-272339-20130801 07:51-College Scholarships for Military Children Power of Attorney Basics /search?content_id=272294 Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:32:00 Prior to your deployment, you will have many preparations to make, both military and family-related. By providing your spouse, parent or trusted friend with a power of attorney, you can help to ensure that your affairs are taken care of while you are away. 10200-272294-20130726 15:32-Power of Attorney Basics The Military Family Readiness Council Will Meet on Wednesday June 25, 2014 /those-who-support-mfrc Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:40:00 The purpose of the council meeting is to review and make recommendations to the secretary of defense regarding policy and plans; monitor requirements for the support of military family readiness by the Department of Defense; and evaluate and assess the effectiveness of the military family readiness programs and activities within the Department of Defense. 10300-277040-20130718 14:40-The Military Family Readiness Council Will Meet on Wednesday June 25, 2014 Protect Yourself: Freeze Your Credit While You're Deployed /search?content_id=272033 Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:14:00 Finances are the last thing you should have to worry about when deployed. Take measures to protect yourself from harmful financial situations, like identity theft or fraud, and freeze your credit while deployed. 10400-272033-20130705 10:14-Protect Yourself: Freeze Your Credit While You're Deployed Separating from the Military at Your End of Active Service /search?content_id=271966 Thu, 27 Jun 2013 10:27:00 Even if you're not retiring, leaving the military at your End of Active Service (EAS) can be a complicated task. As you separate, you'll want to know what benefits are available to you and how to take advantage of them. Depending on the type of discharge you receive, you could be eligible for education assistance, medical insurance or a final move. 10500-271966-20130627 10:27-Separating from the Military at Your End of Active Service Be Prepared /search?content_id=271896 Thu, 20 Jun 2013 10:59:00 Every family should prepare for emergencies based on their family’s unique needs and abilities. Be prepared for all types of emergencies by evaluating your own personal and family needs and making an emergency plan.  Learn more at Ready.gov. 10600-271896-20130620 10:59-Be Prepared Lifeguarding Opportunities for High School and College Students /mwr Thu, 20 Jun 2013 07:42:00 School's out and summer is in full swing — pools are open, day camp schedules are set — and your high school or college-aged child needs a job. Check with your installation Morale, Welfare and Recreation office about lifeguarding jobs for the summer. 10700-271891-20130620 07:42-Lifeguarding Opportunities for High School and College Students Scams that target the military /search?content_id=271612 Tue, 21 May 2013 08:27:00 When service members board the plane to return to the United States from deployment overseas, their family and friends are not the only ones waiting for them. Scam artists are also busy setting up store fronts, phone lines and websites specifically targeting service members. This article contains tips on how to protect yourself and your family. 10800-271612-20130521 08:27-Scams that target the military Military Spouse Preference in Employment /moving Tue, 30 Apr 2013 13:55:00 As a military spouse you are likely to move many times, which means that finding a job and building a career can be a challenge. Fortunately, programs like Military Spouse Preference can help. With MSP, military spouses may be eligible for placement preference in certain DoD civilian personnel positions. 10900-276662-20130430 13:55-Military Spouse Preference in Employment Troop Transition /search?content_id=270929 Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:42:00 Troop Transition provides on-base training and certification in the areas of transportation and logistics, renewable energy or oil and gas. Troop Transition provides information and referral to include trucking jobs, careers, and truck driving opportunities and courses. 11000-270929-20130326 12:42-Troop Transition March JFSAP quarterly eNewsletter /phases-deployment Fri, 22 Mar 2013 12:34:00 Check out the March JFSAP quarterly eNewsletter! You'll find the latest JFSAP news and information along with tools and resources to support service members who do not live near an installation. 11100-270899-20130322 12:34-March JFSAP quarterly eNewsletter Tutor.com /search?content_id=270883 Fri, 22 Mar 2013 08:38:00 Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families is an online homework help and tutoring service funded by the DoD MWR Library Program. Expert tutors are online 24/7 and available to help in more than 16 subjects. 11200-270883-20130322 08:38-Tutor.com Going Overseas? What You Need to Know Before You Go /search?content_id=270547 Thu, 28 Feb 2013 19:25:00 Receiving accompanied orders to an overseas location is just the beginning. Each service has a family travel screening process for all family members traveling overseas. If a medical or educational need is identified and the service member is not enrolled in the EFMP, he or she will need to complete a form for each family member who has an enrollable condition. 11300-270547-20130228 19:25-Going Overseas? What You Need to Know Before You Go Accessible Housing /search?content_id=276109 Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:10:00 Depending on your needs and abilities, your home may need specific modifications to make it accessible for daily living. For those who use wheelchairs, accessibility may require ramps and wide doorways. People with hearing disabilities may need visual adaptations for features such as doorbells and smoke alarms. Federal and state laws generally require that homes be made, or be allowed to be made, accessible for those with specific or special needs. 11400-276109-20130221 14:10-Accessible Housing Healthy Base Initiative Announcement /search?content_id=270414 Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:54:00 The Department of Defense announced the selection of 13 sites to participate in its Healthy Base Initiative, a demonstration project for Operation Live Well, aimed at increasing the health and wellness of the total force, including civilians and family members. 11500-270414-20130219 13:54-Healthy Base Initiative Announcement Social Security Disability Insurance /search?content_id=270407 Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:29:00 Social Security Disability Insurance provides monthly benefits to disabled or blind persons who are "insured" by workers' contributions to the Social Security trust fund. 11600-270407-20130219 11:29-Social Security Disability Insurance Peterson's Online Academic Skills Course /search?content_id=270396 Tue, 19 Feb 2013 09:54:00 Use Peterson's Online Academic Skills Course (OASC) to build your math and verbal skills to excel in your job, pass your exam, advance your career, or continue your education. 11700-270396-20130219 09:54-Peterson's Online Academic Skills Course Website Maintenance /those-who-support-service-providers?content_id=269684 Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:30:00 The Military OneSource EAP website will be unavailable from 9 p.m. EDT Friday, July 11, until 4 a.m. EDT Saturday, July 12. MilitaryOneSource.mil may experience intermittent delays. 11800-270326-20130206 13:30-Website Maintenance Morning Star Investment Research Center /search?content_id=270289 Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:35:00 DoD MWR provides library resources available at no charge to service members and their families. The Morning Star Investment Research Center offers information and advice on mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and market returns. 11900-270289-20130205 18:35-Morning Star Investment Research Center Avoiding Frauds and Scams /search?content_id=275749 Tue, 29 Jan 2013 12:24:00 As a member of the military community, you may be targeted for financial fraud and scams throughout your career by illegitimate companies, criminals and con artists. The best way to protect yourself from these threats is to become familiar with their tactics and learn to recognize some typical warning signs. Military OneSource offers a series of informational articles designed to provide you this information regarding avoiding credit repair scams, avoiding fraud and scams after a natural disaster, avoiding identity theft and avoiding scams and finding help when you’re at risk for foreclosure. 12000-275749-20130129 12:24-Avoiding Frauds and Scams Military Saves 2013 http://www.militarysaves.org/ Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:50:00 Military Saves 2013 is an ongoing campaign to persuade, motivate, and encourage military families to save money every month, and to convince leaders and organizations to be aggressive in promoting automatic savings. Click over to commit or recommit to focusing on savings! 12100-270051-20130128 11:50-Military Saves 2013 Air Force Fitness Program /search?content_id=269994 Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:21:00 The Air Force Fitness Program motivates airmen to participate in a year-round physical conditioning program that emphasizes total fitness. Visit the site to access fitness assessment information, including charts and videos. 12200-269994-20130123 12:21-Air Force Fitness Program Army Fitness and Nutrition /search?content_id=269926 Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:40:00 Not only are physically fit service members essential to the military, they are also more likely to have enjoyable, productive lives. Proper exercise programs enhance a person’s quality of life, improve productivity, and bring about positive physical and mental changes. 12300-269926-20130114 18:40-Army Fitness and Nutrition The Exceptional Advocate January 2013 /search?content_id=269854 Fri, 04 Jan 2013 11:08:00 The Exceptional Advocate, an electronic newsletter from the Department of Defense Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is published monthly for military families with special needs. Each month, you will find articles, resources, tips, and news that families can use to remain informed on a variety of topics. 12400-269854-20130104 11:08-The Exceptional Advocate January 2013 Healthy Eating and Shopping /search?content_id=269768 Fri, 28 Dec 2012 11:55:00 It can be difficult to stick to a healthy diet when less healthy options are so abundant and easily accessible. While it may be impossible to completely eliminate unhealthy temptations, the Defense Commissary Agency can give you the tools you need to make healthy choices for your family. 12500-269768-20121228 11:55-Healthy Eating and Shopping The Special Care Organizational Record (SCOR) /search?content_id=269677 Thu, 06 Dec 2012 07:54:00 The SCOR is an organizational tool developed specifically for military parents of children and adults with special needs. This tool can be used to organize, track, and update important records and information. 12600-269677-20121206 07:54-The Special Care Organizational Record (SCOR) October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month /search?content_id=269209 Tue, 09 Oct 2012 12:37:00 The Department of Defense offers child abuse prevention programs, intervention, and protective services to active duty, activated National Guard and Reserve Component members, and their families at military installations worldwide. 12700-269209-20121009 12:37-October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month Free Fitness Benefits for Deployed Guard and Reserve Members and Their Families /search?content_id=269207 Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:41:00 The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition have teamed up with Joining Forces to support military families by offering free personal training and gym memberships to Reserve and National Guard service members and their families during deployment. 12800-269207-20121009 10:41-Free Fitness Benefits for Deployed Guard and Reserve Members and Their Families The Exceptional Advocate November 2012 /search?content_id=269423 Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:42:00 The Exceptional Advocate, an electronic newsletter from the Department of Defense Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is published monthly for military families with special needs. Each month, you will find articles, resources, tips, and news that families can use to remain informed on a variety of topics. 12900-269423-20120813 14:42-The Exceptional Advocate November 2012 USA4 Military Families: Consumer Protections and Enforcement of Predatory Lending Regulation /legal Fri, 10 Aug 2012 11:19:00 Through a DoD regulation implementing the law, the Military Lending Act places limits on some types of consumer credit available to service members and their immediate families. For payday loans, vehicle title loans and tax refund anticipation loans, the DoD regulation limits the amount a lender can charge including interest, fees and charges imposed for credit insurance and other credit-related ancillary products sold in connection with the loan. 13000-277388-20120810 11:19-USA4 Military Families: Consumer Protections and Enforcement of Predatory Lending Regulation Military OneSource Goes Mobile! /search?content_id=268040 Mon, 06 Aug 2012 11:51:00 Call. Click. Connect. Right from the palm of your hand! Access the latest MC&FP program news and information, military installation directories, social media, and more on the Military OneSource mobile site. 13100-268040-20120806 11:51-Military OneSource Goes Mobile! Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children /search?content_id=267898 Thu, 02 Aug 2012 12:43:00 The mobile military lifestyle creates tough challenges for children who attend, on average, six to nine different school systems from kindergarten to twelfth grade. To help alleviate some of these concerns, states can participate in the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children (hereafter called the Compact) which provides a vehicle for states to follow common guidelines in handling issues that impact children of military families 13200-267898-20120802 12:43-Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children SECO Scholarship Database /search?content_id=276362 Sun, 08 Jul 2012 18:38:00 The SECO Scholarship Database makes searching for scholarships and grants specifically for military spouses fast and easy. You can also use the database to search for scholarship opportunities for your service member and your college-bound children. Register or sign in today to explore.   13300-276362-20120708 18:38-SECO Scholarship Database Military Families Near and Far-Staying Connected with Sesame Street & The Electric Company /search?content_id=267369 Sun, 08 Jul 2012 18:38:00 Provided in cooperations with the Defense Centers of Excellence, this is a free, bilingual (English and Spanish) website where families can create, communicate, and stay connected. Develpoed for military families, the site provides new ways for preschool and school-aged children to express themselves and communicate within their family networks. 13400-267369-20120708 18:38-Military Families Near and Far-Staying Connected with Sesame Street & The Electric Company Career Opportunities with MWR /seco Sun, 08 Jul 2012 18:38:00 Have you ever considered a career working with Morale, Welfare, and Recreation? Career opportunities in all military services abound in a wide range of fields from social work to coaching sports. Consider giving back to military families while advancing your career. 13500-276960-20120708 18:38-Career Opportunities with MWR Know Your Installation’s Relocation Support Offices /moving Sun, 08 Jul 2012 18:38:00 Your moving experience begins when you receive your permanent change of station orders. When that time comes, keep the relocation support office’s resources in mind so you know what to expect, who to contact and what kinds of relocation assistance are available. 13600-272380-20120708 18:38-Know Your Installation’s Relocation Support Offices Military Spouse eMentor Program /seco Sun, 08 Jul 2012 18:38:00 The Military Spouse eMentor Program has created a dynamic information-sharing, learning and support community for military spouses everywhere. This online program provides personalized job search and career guidance, advice, support and inspiration. 13700-276958-20120708 18:38-Military Spouse eMentor Program Developing Skills You Can Use Outside the Military /monthly-focushttp://www.militaryonesource.mil/transition?content_id=267533 Wed, 13 Jun 2012 12:55:00 Early planning will help lead to a successful transition when the time comes. 13800-275870-20120613 12:55-Developing Skills You Can Use Outside the Military