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Apps We Love: Military Friendly

Almost everyone I know has a smartphone. There are so many apps out there, I wanted to bring your attention to some of my favorite. Total Pay: Do you ever wish you could run some quick numbers to find out what your new BAH (basic allowance for housing) or new promotion pay will be? Of… document.BridIframeBurst=true; $bos("Brid_24858701", {"id":"5869","width":"550","height":"309"});

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Benefits of Belonging to the Military

No Taxes Any time that you are shopping at the Exchange or Commissary, you will never pay any taxes. However you do pay a hefty surcharge at the Commissary, about 5%, so evaluate prices carefully and shop around. Base Living Military families have the benefit of moving on… document.BridIframeBurst=true; $bos("Brid_24858701", {"id":"5869","width":"550","height":"309"});

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CA Military Car Registration

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Deployments

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Exceptional Family Member Resources

This is a page of resources made by the 2012 Military Spouse of the Year, Jeremy Hilton. Thank you for sharing these Jeremy! Like his Facebook page. Reports, Articles, and Regulations Related to Military Families Impacted by Disabilities NCD Report: “How to Improve Access to Health Care, Special Education, and Long-Term Supports and Services for Family Members with Disabilities” Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing: “Oversight: Military…

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Free Money for School and Educational Resources

MyCAA Program Spouse Career Advancement (MyCaa) through Military One Source provides $4,000 to people who meet the following requirements: Spouses of active duty service members in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, and O1-O2. Offer a maximum financial benefit of $4,000 with a fiscal year cap of $2,000. Waivers…

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How to Read Military Time

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Information and Help for New Military Wives

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Job Resources

A Hire Mission: Dedicated to providing US military veterans with the most comprehensive list of job transition resources for veterans in job search transition. Amazon Recruiting Events for Military: Join Amazon and see their recruiting fairs across the US.

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Local, National and Reunion USMC Sites

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Marine Locator Past and Present

Most of the emails we receive are connected to finding your loved one or how to get in touch with a buddy. There are some resources out there: Find an Active Duty Marine You’ll need to contact the World Wide Locator at Quantico at 703-784-3942.  Hours are from 8 am to 4pm Monday thru Friday. Be prepared to provide a social security number for common last names. Unit information is always helpful… document.BridIframeBurst=true; $bos("Brid_24858701", {"id":"5869","width":"550","height":"309"});

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Military Discounts at Ski Resorts

Ski Resort Deals for Military (CA, CO, and WY) *Please call the ski resorts ahead of time to ensure the discount is still valid* California Ski Resorts Click for a comprehensive map of all the California Ski Resorts Northern CA: Alpine Ski Resort – Offers…

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Military Lodging and Vacations

Military Lodging The Department of Defense has lodgings all over the world. Next time you’re going on vacation, check out some of the military hotels to save some money. Visit the Military Lodging Reservations website. This is a great place to book beach cottages on bases and more. Free…

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Military Resources for Troops and Families

The following are organizations which support our military and/or their families. Please let us know if there is an organization we should add. Help for Pets Dogs on Deployment: Dogs on Deployment is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing a central database for military members to find families and individuals who are willing to board their pets while they are deployed. No pet should ever be surrendered… document.BridIframeBurst=true; $bos("Brid_24858701", {"id":"5869","width":"550","height":"309"});

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Military Spouse Residency Relief Act

This act was passed in 2009 and allows the option of aligning your residency along with your spouses. This new law supports military spouses from a number of things arising from residency issues including: Voting Taxes Driver’s licenses Auto…

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Moving / PCS'ing in the Marine Corps

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PTSD Resources

PTSD is a serious problem that many of our loved ones face.  Help is out there.  Check out some of these great organizations. We have a fantastic podcast about PTSD. Listen and download here. California Veterans Medicine: Provides cannibus free of charge to California veterans (non-active duty and non-reserve) who have PTSD and disabilities. Our Before and After: An… document.BridIframeBurst=true; $bos("Brid_24858701", {"id":"5869","width":"550","height":"309"});

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Scholarships for Military Children, Military Spouses or Veterans

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Tips to Thrive in the Marine Corps

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Transitioning from the Military including Retirement, EAS'ing and more

Retirement from the Marine Corps Some great articles to check out for retirement. Special extra earnings for military service from social security who served active duty prior to 2002. Retirement Calculator for Marines and Other Servicemembers Great compilation of calculators to help you make the best choice for your…

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Tricare Medical Benefits for Military

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Veterans Day Military Deals and Discounts

There are some great discounts to be had around Veterans Days for the many thankful companies and people out there. Check them out and thank you for your service!! Restaurants Starbucks Free tall coffee for Veterans, active duty and spouses. Applebee’s Free meal all day on Nov. 11th….

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Wounded Warrior Resources

Semper Fi Fund: The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit set up to provide immediate financial support for injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. We direct urgently needed resources to post 9-11 service members within 24–72 hours of request. Homes for Our Troops: We are Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2004…. document.BridIframeBurst=true; $bos("Brid_24858701", {"id":"5869","width":"550","height":"309"});

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