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Tips for covering child care costs after separating from the military

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Child Care Costs

 

When a parent or both parents transition out of the armed services a lot can change, especially when it comes to child care. If you previously lived on base and were able to take advantage of on-base child care, it will no longer be available, and you may be looking at increased costs.

House to act quickly on bipartisan measure to expand GI Bill

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GI Bill

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans and Democrats unveiled legislation Thursday that would provide the biggest expansion of college aid for military Veterans in a decade, removing a 15-year time limit to tap into benefits and increasing money for thousands in the National Guard and Reserve.

Expanded ‘forever’ GI Bill poised for quick action in Congress

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Congress Denies MJ

 

WASHINGTON — House lawmakers will introduce legislation Thursday to secure college aid for reservists and reimburse Veterans whose schools unexpectedly close, as well as do away with a 15-year time limit for Veterans to use education benefits – changes that together create the largest expansion of Veterans’ education benefits since the Post-9/11 GI Bill was created nearly a decade ago.

After My Twin Sister Was Killed in Afghanistan, I Realized What a Badass She Truly Was

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Ashley White

 

Brittany White's sister, Ashley, was serving on the first all-woman special operations team of soldiers when an IED went off and killed her.

After graduating from Kent State, Ashley White married her college sweetheart, worked as an athletic trainer, and dreamed of having a family and studying to become a physician's assistant.

Army Veteran Pushes Through PTSD; Hopes to Break Records

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Megan Grudzinski

 

July 2, 2017 — As wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans representing American, British and Australian teams take to the track today to compete for medals, medically retired Army Staff Sgt. Megan Grudzinski hopes to break her own records from last year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games and that Team Army will have a strong showing.

Anti-terrorism sailor earns Navy Times Service Member of the Year honorable mention

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Margaret Clay

 

Volunteer hours sparkle on a resume when it comes to increasing the likelihood of a promotion or advancing in a career, but for Master at Arms First Class Margaret Clay, volunteering means something entirely different.

Imaging Pinpoints Brain Circuits Changed by PTSD Therapy

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Health Care News

 

Findings Can Help Target Treatment, Predict Outcomes

Using brain imaging to track the effects of treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), scientists have identified a brain circuit on which a frequently used and effective psychotherapy (prolonged exposure) acts to quell symptoms. The findings help explain why the neural circuit identified is a promising target for additional treatment development, including brain stimulation therapies.

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