Benefits

Army National Guard Clothing Allowance

While Soldiers on Active Duty receive a Clothing Allowance, most Soldiers in the National Guard do not.  Clothing allowances are held exclusively for Enlisted Soldiers and are basically broken down into 3 basic groups: Initial Clothing Allowance: this is the allowance you receive upon enlisting.  Typically this is an “in kind” issue or a combination …

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Top 10 Military Health Insurance Benefits

TRICARE is a regionally managed health care program for Active Duty, Activated Guard, and Reserves, Retired members of the uniformed services, their families, and survivors. TRICARE brings together the health care resources of the Army, Navy, and Air Force and supplements them with networks of civilian health care professionals to provide better access and high-quality …

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Top 5 Veteran Grants

Currently, there are 51 Department of Veterans Affairs federal grants, government grants, and loans that are available to all military Veterans (and sometimes, their spouses too).  But, with any benefit available to Veterans from the government, a little leg-work and research is needed to know what is out there and what you qualify for.  In this …

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College Money Ideas for Military Spouses

Being a military wife or an “Army Brat” isn’t as hard as being in the military, but it isn’t an easy job either.  Military families make significant sacrifices in supporting their Soldier and the Army itself.  I believe that the military has recognized this by offering many different benefits for military families and their spouses …

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Top 5 Veteran Scholarships

I will admit that while the military provides some of the best educational benefits out there, it sometimes does a bad job at making them easily accessible to Soldiers and Veterans.  As a National Guard Soldier, the obvious benefits of EAP (Educational Assistance Program) and FTA (Federal Tuition Assistance), however, there are hundreds of other …

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Summary of National Guard & Tri Care Reserve Benefits

Guest Post by Lauren Oliver The Army National Guard and Military Reserve—meaning National Guard, Army Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, and U.S. Coast Guard Reserve—offers medical and dental benefits to all service members through TRICARE Reserve Benefit Programs. TRICARE beneficiaries are split into 2 groups: the sponsor and …

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