Archive for November, 2009

A&FRC initiative supports spouses

Nov 25th | In: Military Education, military spouse
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The Airman and Family Readiness Center held training for Joint Team Andrews key spouses last week as part of the Air Force Key Spouse Initiative in support of the Air Force’s commitment and designation of Year of the Air Force Family. One spouse in attendance was Amy Stewart, wife of Maj. Matthew Stewart, 1st Airlift […]

Congress extended benefits to military spouses

Nov 25th | In: military spouse, Military Spouse Tuition Assistance
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Good News for Military Spouses, Spouses of troops may get to change their state residency to that of their military counterpart as President Obama is expected to sign the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act within the next few days. The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act as part of the […]

Military Spouse Residency Relief Act

Nov 17th | In: military spouse
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Washington, DC –Tuesday, November 3, 2009. A comprehensive military family legislation, the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act (S 475 and HR 1182), which will legally recognize military spouses by providing them the option to claim the same state of domicile as their active duty spouse, passed through the House and Senate with strong bipartisan support, […]

Good News for Spouses to Prepare Medical Career at No Cost!

Nov 13th | In: military career
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I came across and found allied schools advertise the MyCAAprogram covers meidcal / health care career training programs they offer. Below are three main medical training courses, Medical Coding Courses Medical Billing Course Medical Transcription Course Massage Therapy Course Military Spouses: MyCAA Funds May Cover 100% of Your Career Training Tuition and Fees As […]

Policy opens federal job opportunities for qualifying military spouses

Nov 11th | In: military spouse
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11/10/2009 – RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFNS) — A new executive policy has pushed open the door for qualifying military spouses to enter the federal workforce, enabling them to apply for more jobs advertised on USAJOBS. Executive Order 13473, which went into effect Sept. 11, 2009, identified three groups of qualifying spouses now eligible […]

Military Spouse Tuition Assistance Programs

Nov 05th | In: Military Spouse Tuition Assistance
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As the spouse of a service member in the Armed Forces, you may be eligible to receive tuition assistance (TA) to help you pursue your educational and career goals. While spouses don’t receive the same assistance as their active duty service members, funds received by utilizing available programs are helpful in defraying the costs associated […]

Military Spouse Jobs – How to Make Your Application Stand out

Nov 02nd | In: Military Family
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We all know that the process of searching for a job can be an overwhelming experience, especially in times when unemployment rates are up. For military spouses, the task of finding employment may be even more challenging and occur on a more frequent basis due to the nature of military life. Whether having to leave […]