June 2018: Summer Reading, Museums, Exploration and More

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Kids Explore With Summer Reading
This summer, your kids can explore life in other countries, on other planets, and in other times with the MWR Summer Reading Program. “Reading Takes You Everywhere!” lets kids encounter fascinating characters and places — and keeps them academically sharp. Register today and start the adventure.
Summer Reading Program
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Summer Fun at Blue Star Museums
History, science, art, children's museums, historical parks, nature centers — there's something for everyone at Blue Star Museums. And it's all free for service members and their families. Enjoy our nation's cultural heritage at 2,000 participating sites through Labor Day.
Learn more
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Great Outdoors Adventures
From hiking and fishing to golfing and boating, celebrate the warm days of summer during Great Outdoors Month. Check with MWR for help with trip planning, equipment and accommodations. And don’t forget your America the Beautiful pass for free access to national parks.
Plan your adventure

Plan for Deployment Success
There are challenges through each phase of deployment — you will need to prepare for each phase. From countdown checklists to homecoming and reintegration, here's the information you and your family need to take command of your deployment.

June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a common response to dangerous and traumatic situations, such as combat. Learn to recognize the physical, behavioral and emotional signs, and how to help someone with PTSD.

Healing With Adaptive Sports
Adaptive sports, represented by this month’s Warrior Games, are an effective therapeutic tool to help veterans overcome serious injury or illness. Learn how adaptive sports boost veterans’ self-esteem and improve their mental and physical health.

Blog Brigade
Discover stories and tips from military spouses around the world. Read how to transition your new graduate into adulthood, military lodging facilities and more.
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June 14, 2018
Flag Day
June 14, 2018
Army Birthday
Founded 1775
June 17, 2018
Father’s Day

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MilLife Tips
Interactive Webinar
Get wellness tips and “Have a Healthier Summer.”
June 14, 8-9 p.m.
June 20, 2-3 p.m.
Military Families Learning Network Webinar
Experts explain how to boost your child’s early language skills.
June 28
Military Spouse Employment Partnership
Find MSEP companies that want to hire MilSpouses.

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