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I am a New Service Member

There’s a lot to learn when you’re new to the military. Let Military OneSource be your guide to resources and support.

Being new to the military can feel overwhelming. There is a lot to learn. Get a head start and find out about available support by browsing the information, benefits and resources on Military OneSource.

From basic training to the basics of financial management, it’s covered here. Find information on pay and leave, advancing in your career and settling into your new community. Learn about non-medical counseling and other resources to enhance your well-being, strengthen your relationships and manage stress.

There’s a lot to learn when you’re new to the military, and Military OneSource is here to help.

Our experts can help you adjust to life in the military.

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If you are interested in online courses for the military community, check out this website.

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If you are planning a move in the near future, check out this website.

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Learn financial basics and set financial goals by using information, tools and resources available on Military OneSource.

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