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Considering military adoption? Eight things service families should know

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Considering military adoption? Eight things service families should know

Adoption is a great way to start or grow your family. The joy a child brings can be priceless. Uncle Sam also provides substantial support when you adopt. This includes assistance with adoption costs, tax credits and other benefits. Military adoption benefits, process and other considerations Adopting a child can take several

Frequently asked questions regarding the Blended Retirement System

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Frequently asked questions regarding the Blended Retirement System

Q: Why did the military retirement system change? A: Under the traditional system, only those who serve 20 years receive a retirement benefit. That means about 81% of service members leave with no benefit. Under the Blended Retirement System, about 85% of service members will receive a retirement benefit, even

Accessing MilTax preparation and filing software: A three-step process

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Accessing MilTax preparation and filing software: A three-step process

MilTax is here to support you in navigating the 2020 filing season. This suite of free tax-filing services is available to service members (including members of the National Guard and reserves), immediate family members, eligible survivors and retired and honorably discharged service members (including Coast Guard veterans) until 365 days

Military families: How you can advocate for your child with special needs

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Military families: How you can advocate for your child with special needs

All parents advocate - speak on behalf of their child - for their child's needs to teachers, doctors and others so their child can grow up happy and successful. Advocacy can include learning laws, finding resources and even representing your child to special program administrators, school boards and others. When you

Living overseas on military pay: What to expect

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Living overseas on military pay: What to expect

Overseas or OCONUS PCS orders can be exciting, especially if you've never been outside of the CONUS. The military can help you with the added costs of an international move and living expenses abroad. Here are tips for finding free military moving services, getting OCONUS allowances and budgeting for daily living

Free school for spouses

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Free school for spouses

Keeping skills fresh and learning new ones is a competitive advantage in today's job market. But the cost of professional development can be a barrier for military spouses. The Department of Defense's Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program has made it easier for spouses to reach their career goals

Healthy PCSing with kids

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Healthy PCSing with kids

Military families move frequently, so this can be both an exciting and challenging time for children and teens. Keep in mind while you're busy preparing, they'll need extra attention and help in this transition. Prepare and show how to move with confidence. Utilize the MilitaryINSTALLATIONS and Plan My Move tools to help

Need help PCSing?

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Need help PCSing?

No matter where you're headed, Military OneSource can help you master your next military move. If you and your family have received orders for a permanent change of station, or PCS, expert staff can provide information, education and referrals to help minimize stress and make your move a Power Move. The

Military kids can get free telehealth counseling

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Military kids can get free telehealth counseling

School closures and the general uncertainty surrounding coronavirus have affected families everywhere. Children and teenagers who feel isolated from friends and activities may experience a particularly hard time. Children show stress in different ways. Your child may act out, be sad or fearful, or show signs of low self-esteem. To help your

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