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How To Prepare For The Army National Guard

How To Prepare For The Army National Guard

Preparing for the Army by Succeeding in the Classroom (A Guide for High School Juniors and Seniors) by Scott Ostrow for USMilitary.com Network If you’re a high school senior or junior and you are thinking of joining, or have decided to join, the Army National Guard, it is just as important that you prepare yourself […]

How Do You Spend Your Memorial Day Weekend?

How Do You Spend Your Memorial Day Weekend?

Memorial Day Weekend. Across this nation, families and friends are gathering together for picnics. Backyards are turned into a place of laughter and fellowship. People are firing up their grills, making salads, cookies, pies; setting out tables and chairs in the back yard, placing a radio in the kitchen window and welcoming those they care […]

Veteran Home Loans

Veteran Home Loans

One of the best, yet most underutilized, benefits of serving in the armed forces is the loan guarantee program provided by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Simply put, veterans should know all about the VA home loans. The VA offers no down payment mortgage loan guarantees to qualifying current and former service members, or […]

Playing Army: The Difficulties The Guard and Reserve Face

Playing Army: The Difficulties The Guard and Reserve Face

I recently read an article on “Fox news” regarding the difficulties the Guard and Reserve faced when being recalled to active duty service, and I was appalled at the treatment these service members faced from their superiors. I was active duty my whole career, but I have worked side by side with many Guardsmen and […]

Important Facts About Your VA Benefits

Important Facts About Your VA Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs is the federal Agency tasked with caring for those who have served our great nation. The VA actually publishes a book yearly addressing this exact topic (http://www.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book.asp). The last update was in 2014, but it remains over two hundred pages simply summarizing benefits programs without providing the detailed legal citations […]

Can Your Get Your College Degree While Serving in Army National Guard?

Can Your Get Your College Degree While Serving in Army National Guard?

There are so many reasons why you should explore this option in more detail. You don’t have to wait until retirement to get your degree or certification. Here are some points you should know about attending online school in the Army National Guard. Plenty of Military Friendly Online College Options There are various online bachelor […]

Army National Guard Retirement Should Be Dramatically Rewarding!

Army National Guard Retirement Should Be Dramatically Rewarding!

How do you see yourself spending your time after leaving or retiring from the Army National Guard? Each military branch offers support options to help you make the transition, but what are things you want to do and how do you plan for life after being in the Army National Guard? As you set out […]

Lets Be Thankful For Our Military Veterans

Lets Be Thankful For Our Military Veterans

My freedom to vote, to voice my opinion, to wear what I want, work where I want, read what I want, attend church where I want; all are freedoms that we as Americans enjoy. If I am being honest with you and with myself, I know I take them for granted at times, but catch […]

FHA or VA Home Loans?

FHA or VA Home Loans?

Are you a military veteran and interested in comparing FHA vs VA home loans? FHA and VA loans are both backed by the federal government. They are similar in different ways but they have details that set them apart. To really understand how you can benefit from each option is to review details carefully and […]

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