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Sonja’s Story: The Value of Mentoring Military Spouses

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While unemployment rates have decreased over the last decade, underemployment is still a pervasive issue. This rings true for Sonja, a 44-year-old military spouse who dreamed of a career in finance, but became a real estate broker instead. Moving “frequently and unexpectedly” during her husband’s 20 years of service in …

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When in Rome

You do what the Romans do. Self-check-out: check. Store brands: check. Online ordering with curbside pickup: check. Rewards card: check. Free two-day shipping: well, no we don’t do that. But, in terms of a great grocery store, we do it all. However, it’s not enough to be doing the same …

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Summer Sizzles

Summer is here. Your favorite TV show just ended. Football doesn’t start until August. Kids are almost out of school and temperatures are heating up. So much is changing and it’s hard to keep up. It seems like the only thing no changing is going to the same job every …

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Military Kids, This Month is for You!

Little boy and girl coloring with Month of the Military Child typed beside them on a purple crayon background

April is the Month of the Military Child, a special month set aside each year to honor children of servicemembers and the sacrifices they make in the course of military life. According to the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity, this commemoration, which was established by former Defense Secretary Caspar …

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Vietnam Veterans, We Salute You!

National Vietnam War Veterans Day - March 29

You look at your calendar. It’s March 29. Do you know the significance of this date? The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 designated March 29 of every year as National Vietnam War Veterans Day! This date was chosen in honor of the day Military Assistance Command Vietnam was …

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