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How the Military Helps With Education and Career Goals
The military provides great opportunities for your service member to pursue an education and a career. Whether your service member chooses to follow a satisfying career in or outside the military, there are a wealth of benefits to help them realize their goals.
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Learn About ‘Military Scams’
As a result of the busy, mobile military life, scammers often target service members and their families. Learn to recognize some of the common scams targeting the military community so you can help your service member guard against them.

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Handling Stress About Your Service Member
If you have a relative or friend in the military, you may be both proud of and worried about them. That’s normal. It’s important to take steps to keep your stress in check, both for your sake and that of your loved one, so he or she can keep mission-focused.

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Financial Protections for Your Service Member
If your service member gets into financial trouble, it can impact their military career. Find out how the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the Military Lending Act provide important financial benefits, protect against high-interest rates and ease money stress.

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Ins and Outs of Taking Leave
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About Military OneSource
Military OneSource is a Department of Defense program that connects service members and their families to information, resources and support to live their best military life. We know that friends and family are an important part of each service member's support network.

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