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After years of uniformed service, transitioning to a civilian career can be daunting.  Employers appreciate the integrity and experience that veterans bring to the table, but everything works differently in the civilian world, from writing your resume to landing a job interview. There’s even a new vocabulary to master—”positions” instead of MOCs, “salary” instead of […]

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How Fort Knox Families Use

Meeting military families and finding out how they use is one of our favorite parts of our job. We read through hundreds of user comments each week (and often share the best with you), but we especially enjoy meeting the people who benefit from our service in person. This week, colleagues Kara Froman […]

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Fort Belvoir Shares with Local Students

We had a great time at Fort Belvoir last Friday night. Bart Epstein, a colleague and D.C. local, visited his nearby Army base for pizza party introducing students and parents to our for Military Families program. The party was held at Fort Belvoir’s computer lab and some students brought their homework questions (getting […]

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Helping your student during pre-deployment

In the United States there are approximately two million children that had a parent in either the active or reserve portion of the military stated the 2009 RAND study.  Researchers also found that across all age groups, children of military families had significantly higher levels of emotional difficulties than children in the general population with […]

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Because we recently had a launch event at Randolph Air Force Base, we thought we would share some of our favorite quotes from Air Force Families. “Thanks so much for this service. My dad usually helps me with math and because he is gone I was a little lost. Thanks again.” –7th Grade Air Force […]

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