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June 2016

Turn Your PCS Into an Adventure

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Your PCS road trip doesn't have to be just a chorus of "Are we there yet?" and "I need a rest stop." Turn your move into an adventure. Your military ID is your ticket to good, inexpensive fun.

(Find some fun on your move.)

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Online Tax Filing Service Ends Oct. 17

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Are you filing your taxes late through the Military OneSource program? Note that the tax filing service ends for this year on Oct 17. If you have already filed your taxes online using the Military OneSource service, call Military OneSource at 800-342-9647 for instructions on how to access your records online after Oct. 17.

(File now.)

Know the Signs for Post-Traumatic Stress

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Some people who survive traumatic events develop post-traumatic stress disorder, reliving their memories, thoughts and feelings long after the danger ends. June is PTSD Awareness Month and June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day. Know the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options — and reach out for support. The earlier healing can begin, the better.

Warrior Games

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Cheer on our recovering warriors battling in archery, swimming and other events in the annual Warrior Games, June 15-21 in West Point, New York.

Watch more than 250 athletes from the U.S. and U.K. armed forces compete in eight adaptive sporting events, showing their resiliency and warrior spirit while having a lot of fun.

For Service Providers
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Come Together for the Military Community

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Service providers, you are invited to participate in a support-enhancing event, the Service Provider Exchange. Training opportunities will be available starting in June through Military OneSource Facebook events. Learn more, and join the exchange.

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Jet Through Airport Security

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Stop shuffling through airport security in your socks. The Transportation Security Administration's TSA Precheck Program lets service members enjoy expedited screenings at many airports nationwide. Family members ages 12 and under can join their parent in the Precheck line and keep their shoes on, too.

For Service Providers
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Upcoming Military Families Learning Network Webinars

Military Families Learning Network

The MFLN allows service providers to collaborate on issues unique to military families. In June, catch the Third Annual Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event and "What the Tech? Thinking About Technology and Parenting." See the full list of webinars on the MFLN website.

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Get Rid of Unused Medicines the Right Way

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Medicines you don't need anymore seem to multiply in your medicine cabinet, posing a risk for accidentally taking the wrong medication or taking meds that aren't needed. Get the facts on how to safely dispose of medicines to keep your family and the environment healthy and safe.

Kids’ Smiles and Smarts

Keep your kids learning ready, fit as a fiddle, and happy and engaged all summer.

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Tax Tips and Trivia

Did You Know?

Your charitable donations can really add up and make a difference at tax time.

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What You're Saying

What You're Saying

"I'm impressed that a Military OneSource consultant always answers the phone. No automated system to deal with."

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Dear Ole Dad

Celebrate your favorite dad Sunday, June 19. Let him sleep in, or pack the day with family fun.

From Military OneSource

Chill Drills rank among the top 5 Military OneSource products ordered online this year.

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Relax With a Staycation

Did You Know?

Skip the packing, save money and sleep in your own bed. Ditch the stress and explore more with a staycation.

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Read – For the Win!

Did You Know?

Book it to your installation library to sign up for the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Summer Reading Program.

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Fitness Without the Fees

Get pumped about fitness without deflating your wallet. Get and stay fit without paying gym fees.


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