Marriage & Family

How to Talk to Your Kids About Joining the Military

Today, I want to educate you about how to talk to your kids about joining the military. The majority of parents want the best for their kids. Proper parenthood means talking with our kids about difficult subjects. Even when we don’t want to discuss certain subjects with our kids, they ask us those questions that force …

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Top 10 Reasons Every Veteran Should Join the VFW

VFW stands for Veterans of Foreign Wars. The VFW has been in service since 1899. While many people have the assumption that the VFW is full of old men sitting around a table drinking beer and telling war stories…sure, there is a little bit of that, but there is so much more. There are a …

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How to Balance Your Military Career, Civilian Job and Family Life

How do you balance your military career with your civilian job, family life, hobbies and other commitments? That is really a tough question to answer with no magical answer. Keep in mind this advice is for Army National Guard and Army Reserve soldiers, not Active Duty soldiers. Having spent six plus years in the Maryland Army …

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