Leave 101, MilTax, Self-Love Tips & More | Jan. 2022

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Military Leave 101
As part of the military pay and benefits package, service members earn 30-days of paid leave per year. This is an important part of the military benefits package and a way for them to reset and relax. Make sure your service member knows how to make the most of it.
Learn About Leave

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MilTax: Free Filing Software for Your Service Member
Frequent moves and special pay can complicate military taxes fast. Tell your service member about MilTax: free filing software and expert consultant support made for the military and available now through Military OneSource.
Get MilTax Facts

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Valentine’s Day...or is it Singles’ Awareness Day?
Whether they’re flying solo or navigating MilLife with a romantic partner, your service member can access resources to boost their self-love and relationships. Send along a special care package of pro support and tools.
See Support for Singles
See Support for Couples

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VA Home Loan Eligibility
VA-backed home loans don't require a down payment or mortgage insurance, and they offer competitively low interest rates. Service members seeking a VA loan should start by getting a Certificate of Eligibility (COE). Learn about eligibility and the application process.
View VA Loans Info

Making Content Accessible
Broad accessibility of digital resources is a priority for the Defense Department. Now, you can take an online course on MilLife Learning to learn DOD techniques for making your own presentations, documents and videos accessible to people with disabilities.

Meet Military OneSource
Military OneSource is a Department of Defense program that connects service members and their families to information, resources and support for military life. Learn how we support service members and stay in-the-know about relevant help when challenges arise.

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Jan. 24, 2022
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Jan. 26, 2022
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