First Lt. Douglas "Jolly" Foss, 95th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor pilot, hugs his fiancée, Abby, Feb. 13, 2016, at the Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., flightline.
Family & Relationships
Mental Illness, Alcohol Abuse More Prevalent Among Military Wives
“The researchers estimated that more than 29% of … military wives ages 18 to 49 suffered mental illness within the past year.”
Hypnotherapy helps with depot stressors
News
Military Spouses Suffer From Sleep Deprivation, New Study Shows
A new study revealed military spouses are getting below the average amount of sleep recommended for adults.
Lt. Jeremy Rodrigues, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve member, cradles his newborn son’s feet in his hands during their first meeting at the San Diego International Airport, Dec. 12, 2012.
News
CARTER: DoD Will Offer New Fertility Benefit To Troops
A DoD pilot program is going to cover fertility benefits for military families allowing them to preserve sperm and eggs.
Lucia M. Eisenhower, a military spouse, reads along during a presentation for the Career Prep Rally at the Career Resources Training Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Dec. 2, 2013.
Career
5 Considerations for Military Spouses Evaluating An Employment Offer
Start with these five steps before saying yes to any job offer.
Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conduct push-ups during a physical readiness test, April 30, 2013.
Health & Fitness
No Time For The Gym? Burn Extra Calories Around The Clock With These 5 Metabolism Tips
Fitness guru Amanda Burrill shares five easy fixes to boost your metabolism when you don’t have time to hit the gym.
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Career
5 Reasons Why Employers Should Hire Military Spouses
Military spouses possess the resourcefulness and creative thinking that many employees are eager to recruit.
Connie Crisler, a military spouse, goes through the growing pile of bills she is struggling to pay at her Augusta, Georgia, home.
Family & Relationships
How Military Spouses Are Impacting Retention Rates
Shifting family dynamics are impacting retention as couples wrestle how to optimize their options as a unit.
Marine spouses line dance during a Military Spouse Appreciation Night at the Bob Hope Theater aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, May 9, 2014.
Family & Relationships
Behind The Military Spouse Stereotypes, There’s Always Some Truth
There are military spouses in our community who fit the negative stereotypes, but also those who embody the positive stereotypes as well.
Margaret "Maggie" Graves, center, stands with her fellow 2011 Outstanding Military Spouse Award recipients during a football game at Aloha Stadium, Nov. 5, 2011.
Career
Why Employers Need To Get Over The Stigmas Surrounding Military Spouses
Engaging with the military community is as easy as asking a question such as, “How can I help you find your next career?”