Moving Sponsors, Parent Support Groups, LGBTQ Policies & More

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How Sponsors Make Moving Easier
While moving every few years is part of their military life, your service member may find it challenging to adjust to each new location. Learn why sponsors can play a valuable role in the transition process and how military sponsorships work.
Learn About Sponsorship

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Support Groups for Parents of Service Members
If you have a son or daughter in the military, you may benefit from the comfort and comradery of in-person or online support groups for military parents. Learn how these groups can benefit you and where to find them.
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LGBTQ in the Military
Since 2011, openly gay, lesbian and bisexual men and women have been permitted to serve in the military. Still, some LGBTQ service members worry about living openly. Learn more about the history of LGBTQ in the military, what’s happening today and how to help your service member feel at ease.
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Personal Finances in the Military
There's no time like Financial Capability Month to talk to your service member about improving their financial skills and knowledge. This April, learn about the tools, products and services that equip individuals to make decisions and reach their financial goals.
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GI Bill Benefits in COVID-19
Whether you are beginning your GI Bill journey, currently taking classes, or planning for your future, we understand the impact COVID-19 may have on your life. Learn about the resources and guidelines in place to protect your GI Bill benefits during this time.
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DOD Public Health Measures on Military Installations
The Department of Defense announced guidelines on the use of masks and other public health measures during COVID-19 for individuals on military installations and those performing official duties on behalf of the Department.

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