Honoring and Supporting Military Families

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During Military Family Month, we salute the resilience of our families, and offer support through the Military and Family Life Counseling Program ─ to help strengthen relationships and manage stress. Learn more about this free service for building strong, healthy families.

Strengthen your family

Seven Tips for Raising Money-Smart Kids

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As the parent of a military kid, you know there are specific skills your child needs to be successful. Near the top of the list is good money management, from setting up savings accounts to making smart purchases. Here are seven things you can teach your children to help them grow into financially smart adults.

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Caregivers Need Care, Too

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If you are a caregiver, Military OneSource offers many services to lighten your load and help you stay healthy and strong. Contact Military OneSource for special needs consultations, wounded warrior support, wellness coaching and more.

Caregiver support

What Can Military OneSource Do for You Today?

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Military OneSource stands ready to assist as you master military life. With expert support, information and resources, we are here 24/7 to support you. See how Military OneSource is the one source connecting you to your best MilLife.

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For Service Providers
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Lifestyle Is Key to Avoiding Diabetes

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Almost 10 percent of Americans have diabetes, and more than one in three are at risk for it. However, with lifestyle changes – such as a healthy diet, exercise and weight loss – diabetes may be prevented or even reversed. Be proactive by making healthy choices— see how a health and wellness coach can help you.

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Adoption Builds Families

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Many military couples choose adoption to build their family, whether in the United States or abroad. If you’re thinking about it, there are factors you should consider, such as travel, leave and health insurance. Get started with these eight things you should know about military families and adoption.

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Children’s Literacy Month

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Encourage your children’s curiosity and love of learning with a good book. Take advantage of new databases in the MWR digital library, such as NoveList K-8 Plus, and let them pick a title of their own. The earlier you start, the sooner your kids will love reading.

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Celebrating the Holidays Overseas

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Overseas? Enjoy the opportunity to make new holiday traditions this year. The Nov. 30 virtual seminar, "12 Tips for Navigating the Overseas Holiday Season," shows you how to get the most out of an OCONUS holiday season. Get tips for celebrating the holidays overseas, maintaining your budget and staying healthy and well this season. Learn more and register.

Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, celebrate those who earned your freedoms years ago - and still protect it today.

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Daylight Saving Time

Don’t get caught napping. Set your clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 5.

Happy Birthday, Marines

The U.S. Marine Corps has been “always faithful” in defending our country since their founding on Nov. 10, 1775.

Retirement Answers

Have questions about the Blended Retirement System?

Tax Tip

Combat pay is partially or fully tax-free. Learn more.

Dynamic Group Discussion

Deepen your connection with your partner at the Nov. 15 dynamic group discussion.

How to Unwind

Stress is real. Here are some simple ways to have a more relaxed attitude in your life.

INSTALLATION PROGRAM DIRECTORY

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