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From www.realwarriors.net Just as service members can build resilience, families can also take steps to boost their resilience or “family fitness.” Family fitness is every military family’s ability to use physical, psychological, social and spiritual resources to prepare for, adapt …
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By Lon Blair Video provided by AFN Europe  The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) center offers free tax filing services to service members and their families. Taking advantage of this service not only helps your wallet, but can help take …
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From www.realwarriors.net Deployments can be challenging for any military family, including those who are expecting or caring for a new child. Fortunately, while experiencing stress is a common reaction during deployment, no military family is alone. One of the helpful …
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From www.realwarriors.net Military spouses and significant others provide an invaluable source of support to today’s service members.Loved ones can play a vital role in offering encouragement during a military career – especially during deployments when separation often goes hand-in-hand with …
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By Elaine Sanchez, American Forces Press Service From www.defense.gov  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Another state has joined an interstate agreement to ease school transitions for children from military families, bringing the overall tally of member states to 40, a Defense Department official …
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