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Tax Terms Defined for the Military

Whether you’re doing taxes yourself or getting professional support from resources like Military OneSource MilTax or the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, the process can be a lot easier if you understand important tax terms.

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Earn, Spend, Protect, Borrow, Save and Invest

During Military Consumer Month, and whenever you sit down to work on your financial goals, think through how you can maximize what you earn, spend wisely, protect your assets and be a savvy borrower, saver and investor.

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Support for Financial Stresses Caused by COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak may affect many aspects of your military life, including financial readiness. If you and your family are experiencing challenges, the Department of Defense offers a number of services to help you take control and minimize financial distress.

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Pre-K to 12 Education – The Essentials

Supporting a child’s education is one of your most important responsibilities as a parent. Military OneSource helps you build a strong foundation of learning for your child. This includes nurturing learning at home, building a relationship with your child’s school and tapping into the support and resources of your military community.

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Supporting Your Child’s Education at Home and School

Supporting a child’s education is one of your most important responsibilities. By cultivating a love of learning and knowledge at a young age, you can set up your child for success. Here are some strategies to help you build a foundation of learning for your child.

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Try These Home-Schooling Tips, Resources

Your child may be out of school, but there is no need to take a break from learning. Get set for success using these tips and resources within the military community and beyond.

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Getting Settled in the Military – The Essentials

New to the military? That means new surroundings, new digs and 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.

Brigadier General Kathleen A. Cook

Military Service Representative: Director of Air Force Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force Term of Service: 2 Years — Beginning June 2016 Brigadier General Kathleen A. Cook is Director of Air. …

Morale, Welfare and Recreation Funding Categories Explained

Funding for Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs and services is based on three categories: mission sustaining, community support and revenue generating. Each category supports military readiness by providing community, service member and. …
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For Children and Youth – Resources

As a service member, you have many resources available to help your military family thrive and support your child’s education. This list of resources for children and youth can connect your family to opportunities. …
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Healthy Living – Resources

As a military member, you have several resources available to support your health — from nutrition courses and fitness initiatives to military family. …

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At Military OneSource, this is our promise to you and here are some of the ways that we can help you to be mission ready, secure your homefront and find rest and relaxation. Military OneSource connects you to your best MilLife.

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Joining the Military Community – The Essentials

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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Military Spouse Benefits

The military lifestyle can be an exciting adventure for spouses as long as you’re prepared. Being prepared includes knowing your military spouse benefits — and where to find them — as you navigate your way through the military community.

Expanded Hourly Child Care Options

The Department of Defense offers military parents a variety of child care services so each family can find a solution that fits their needs. Military OneSource now provides MilParents another way to find  hourly child care.

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Your Military Service Offers a Faster Track to US 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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Coronavirus Support Update – Military OneSource Resources

Just like most organizations, Military OneSource is adapting in response to the coronavirus disease outbreak. See below for up-to-date information about Military OneSource services and resources.

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Keeping Your Child Healthy and Engaged Over the Summer

A little leisure is much needed when school lets out; however, children with special needs thrive with a little structure. It’s beneficial to maintain a routine during the summer as a way to keep your child learning and developing healthy habits.

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Employment Readiness – The Essentials

Whether you’re entering or re-entering the workforce, it can seem challenging to take that step into the work world. Work environments and cultures can change quickly. For others, the work world is a complete mystery. Military OneSource provides the information you need to prepare yourself to confidently enter or re-enter the workplace. Here you’ll find helpful interviewing tips, strategies on writing a winning resume and shortcuts for brushing up on the latest technological advancements employers are using.