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June 2017

Summer Reading Keeps Kids Busy, Engaged

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Don't let your kids' reading skills slide this summer. Sign them up for Reading by Design, a Morale, Welfare and Recreation program with games and prizes to keep kids turning pages.

(Avoid the summer slide)

Sponsorships Offer a "Friendly Face" for Your Next Move

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When you receive PCS orders, a military sponsorship provides a "friendly face" at your next duty station, helping you make connections, find resources and approach your move with confidence.

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Military OneSource State Consultants Offer Local Support


Many Military OneSource services are easily accessed with just a phone call or a click. But when you need more in-depth information or support, Military OneSource's state consultants are available to bring help directly to you.

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Warrior Games Coming to Chicago

DoD Warrior Games

The 2017 Warrior Games will be held in Chicago, Illinois from June 30th to July 8th. Approximately 265 wounded, ill and injured U.S service members and veterans, and competitors from the United Kingdom and Australian armed forces, will showcase their resilience as they compete in eight Paralympic-style sporting events.

(Read about the Warrior Games)

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Great Outdoors Month

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June is Great Outdoors Month® when the country’s many parks, forests and waterways will be at their best. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation program can help you plan and prepare for an outdoor adventure ─ including boating, horseback riding, scuba diving, flying and golf ─ with discounts and equipment rentals.

Virtual Military Spouse Symposium

Virtual Military Spouse Symposium Success

Virtual Military Spouse Symposium

From May 15—18, over 3,000 people attended the first-ever Virtual Military Spouse Symposium. Participants received career counseling and made corporate connections. Spouses networked and learned how to take advantage of available job-hunting tools and resources.

For Service Providers
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Military Families Learning Network Webinars

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MFLN webinars bring service providers together to share experiences impacting our military families. Register for Catch-Up Retirement Planning Strategies on June 8, and Have A Seat! Learning What Children Know Through Play on June 22. Sessions are at 11 a.m. EST.

Happy Father’s Day

On Father’s Day, June 18, we are proud to honor the men who help us be brave and strong while protecting our country.

Happy 242nd, U.S. Army

On June 14, 1775, the Army began its mission of defending the United States and preserving our peace and security.

Tax Tip

If you earn money as part of the "sharing economy," you must claim the income on your tax return. Learn more.

Dynamic Discussion

Learn to manage and resolve anger for a healthy relationship: Dynamic Group Discussion June 14.

Elder Care Support

If you care for a senior family member, find support and services with a confidential elder care consultation.

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Very easy to find a counselor. We live remote, and having the option to do the counseling online was very important.

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