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The Military Extension Internship Program provides college graduates an opportunity to explore careers in state-of-the-art military programs and develop a valuable network of professional contacts though 10-15 week internships.
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Airmen return from Persian Gulf deployment

Service members aren’t the only ones who serve. Their children are making monumental sacrifices of their own. Find out how you can help make a military kid’s life a little easier.
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Military Saves Week shines a spotlight on financial readiness and resources available to service members to keep them fiscally fit.
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Photo: Cpl. Jessa Monroa, an aviation supply specialist with Marine Aircraft Group 31, holds her son Jayden while enjoying The Sesame Street/ USO Experience for Military Families at the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort fitness center, Nov. 6. The exclusive live performance feautured characters from Sesame Street to help children relate and cope with the challenges that coincide military lifestyle.

Sesame Street Workshop is helping military families take on tough subjects to help break the ice with youngsters and start cultivating healthy coping skills as they grow.
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Bring Your Child to Work Day

Barbara Thompson, the Defense Department’s Office of Family Policy, Children and Youth director, offers tips to help military kids avoid or overcome childhood obesity.
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