New to the military? That means new surroundings. New digs. New routines. You’ll want to get up to speed on your new living arrangements, rules and ways to get rooted in your new military community.

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Your Military Service Offers a Faster Track to U.S. Citizenship

Every year, thousands of foreign-born service members and their family members become U.S. naturalized citizens. Learn more about steps to become a U.S. citizen and how you can use your military service to speed up the process and save money for processing fees.

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The Army Combat Fitness Test

All soldiers are required to pass the new Army Combat Fitness Test, which replaced the Army Physical Fitness Test in October 2020.

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Military Housing: Living on an Installation for the First Time

Moving is an exciting time, and moving on to a military installation for the first time can be a great opportunity to become part of a service-oriented community. You’ll likely have many things in common with your new neighbors, and save some money by living in more affordable housing provided to you by the military.

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How To Get or Renew a Military ID Card: For Service Members

Find answers to your questions about Common Access Cards for service members and others.

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Your Leave and Earnings Statement

Your monthly Leave and Earnings Statement, or LES, is one of the most important financial documents you have for mastering your money and achieving your financial goals. Here’s how to decipher the code.

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