For Laura, who was stationed overseas with her abusive husband, the isolation made it even harder to ask for help.
Little ways for couples to feel connected when they're many miles apart. 💕
My experience has shown me that the value our veterans bring back to their post-military communities and careers is paralleled by one other group: military and veteran spouses.
For military spouses, Labor Day is another reminder of the professional disparity between having a civilian career path versus being a military dependent and one's opportunity to "labor."
I recently read a story which painted a rather dismal picture of what it is like to be a military spouse. The author is a
As we reflect back on another Independence Day filled with family, fireworks, and food, let us remember the sacrifices that are made every day by members of the armed forces who are serving our great nation.
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The Military Spouse Employment report of 2014, found that compared to the general public, military spouses have a higher level of education with 35% of military spouses having an undergraduate degree, post-graduate degree or advanced degree.
Friday, May 6th 2016 is the National Military Spouse Appreciation Day. What is the best way to show appreciation for our nation's military spouses?
We are not "silent heroes," and we don't identify as victims of a difficult lifestyle made grimmer by the last decade and
The Blue Star Families Neighbor award is one of the many ways the nonprofit, comprised of military spouses, is working to close the divide between the military and civilian community. It's the group's way of thanking members of the nonmilitary community for their friendship and support.
On bases around the US, military officials have released guidance on what military folks can and cannot do during this primary election season, citing the laws restricting partisan activity and giving special instructions on social media.
One of the leading concerns for employers is how to keep and retain top talent. Companies invest time, energy and resources into hiring talent, spending thousands to onboard a new employee.
Did you know the women below are military spouses? I can guess it probably wasn't the first thing that came to mind. Kate
"The growth of veteran women entrepreneurship has been higher than any other segment of the entrepreneurship economy. This
Clichés are prevalent throughout our culture because they reflect a certain truth about life. The phrases here are common everyday phrases and are words to live by both in your personal and professional life.
I know you'll be self-conscious as you get ready with your bridesmaids, who are so much skinnier than you. But do you know what? That dress is breathtaking, and so are you. When you see your husband for the first time, he'll start crying. That will be the only time you ever see him cry. You, on the other hand, will cry many, many times over the next six years.
With the effort to stay atop the latest innovations in digital marketing, many advertisers are overlooking media channels that still have great efficacy. When we look deeper at print media in the military community, it starts to make sense in the context of an overall campaign.
Veterans Day seems the right time to educate and inform the American people about who we are by refuting the myths about what veterans and military families are not. We simply cannot afford to allow the sea of goodwill for our veterans turn into an ocean of apathy.
In 1996, the Armed Services YMCA launched a month long celebration to promote the support of military families. The concept was a hit and now every November, we focus on the dedicated commitment military families give to support their service member and our country.
The strength of our nation lies with local economies and local economies thrive on the success of small businesses. When those businesses fail, the surrounding economy fails.