As you settle in, you’ll want to take advantage of the numerous ways to connect to your new military community and neighbors. That means making friends, doing fun activities during your free time, finding resources to learn hobbies and knowing where to turn when you need help.


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Are You Financially Fit? How to Make Financial Wellness Happen

They say money can’t buy happiness, but a financially-healthy future can buy peace of mind. Plus, financial security at home allows service members to be more focused and mission-ready.

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How Active Duty Service Members Can Use the Official BRS Retirement Calculator

Retirement can feel like a long way away, especially if you’ve only just started your military career. Still, what you save today will grow significantly by the time you’re ready to retire —even if it’s only a little bit each month.

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Voting Becomes Easier for the Mobile Military Life

As a guardian of our nation, you protect the American way of life. And the Federal Voting Assistance Program is here to ensure that you and your family are able to exercise your right to vote.

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Six Things New Service Members Should Know About Their First Duty Station

You went through weeks learning basic military skills, then months learning your military job. Finally, it’s time to take your place in the military at your first duty station

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The Savings Deposit Program

If a combat deployment is in your future, be sure to learn about the Department of Defense Savings Deposit Program, a savings account that earns you 10% interest, before you deploy.


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