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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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Army PCS Moving Assistance

Consult your military service branch for additional help with entitlements and claims associated with your temporary or permanent change of station move.

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Army Basic Training: What To Expect

Basic training is the first step in preparing you to be a soldier. It starts with basic combat training or Army boot camp.

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Life After Basic Army Combat Training

Following your Army basic combat training, you’ll take one of two paths, advanced individual training or Officer Candidate School to advance in your military career.

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Rebuilding Community: Army Personnel Accountability System for Disasters

In today's world of frequent natural or man-made disasters, it is essential to have a plan of action for reducing the impact of such events on Army personnel and their families. The Army Disaster Personnel Accountability and Assessment System, or. …
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Becoming an Officer in the Military After College

While it’s common knowledge that basic training sets recruits on the pathway toward becoming an enlisted service member, those with a desire for leadership opportunities and a bachelor’s degree can take another route into a military career – as a commissioned officer.

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How Do I Report a Crime on the Installation?

If the crime occurred on a military installation or military personnel were involved, report the crime to the nearest military police agency or through an investigative office.

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Common Military Acronyms

Sometimes it feels like the military has a language all its own made entirely of acronyms and abbreviations. And while your service member is probably fluent in this strange tongue, you may need a little help to keep up.

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Military Relief Organizations and Emergency Financial Help

If you’re having serious financial problems, your service relief organization may be able to help. Army Emergency Relief, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and the Air Force Aid Society are here to help you weather financial emergencies.

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Voluntary Education Contacts

Contact information for the Department of Defense service-specific Voluntary Education Program is provided to assist service members in contacting their respective education professionals, who can provide additional information and education support.

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Psychological Health Program Lookup

National Guardsmen and their families can look up their local ANG PHP contacts for access to confidential psychological health services. Learn more.

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Military OneSource Confidential Help Eligibility

Military families have proven their strength in weathering unique issues, such as frequent moves, deployments and separations from loved ones. Because everyone struggles now and then, the Department of Defense provides confidential non-medical. …
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An Overview of Adults With Special Needs

Supporting adult family members with complex needs may involve collaboration with a variety of support systems and community-based services.

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Wounded Warrior Programs

The military has specialized wounded warrior programs designed to help the severely ill and injured transition back to duty or civilian life. Each service branch has its own program.

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Connecting to the Community

Joining a community of military spouses gives you a place where you can ask questions, offer support and make life-long friends. Here are a few ideas on how to build your network of friends and fellow military spouses.