Archive for January, 2011

Dod Announced to New Approach to Military Family Support

Jan 31st | In: Military Benefits, military spouse, Military Spouse News
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Dod Announced to New Approach to Military Family Support!  Following news is from Dod website,  What do you think of this whole new approach to military families? VA plans to roll out several new programs and cooperative efforts in the coming month. VA plans to develop and expand family caregiver support programs. HUD Department to […]

Military Spouses Education Program to be Reviewed

Jan 18th | In: army, military spouse

Lawmakers have ordered defense officials to conduct an extensive review of military spouse education programs to determine their effectiveness, as well as how important they are to service members’ decisions to stay in the military. Under the legislation, Pentagon officials will assess the costs of providing education opportunities for military spouses as an incentive to […]

Military Spouses Get Residency Relief Act

Jan 12th | In: military spouse
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I think that as a military spouse, we would have to be sent to husband or wife’s duty station and you would have to do very hectic processes of relocation like get a new license, register to vote, and etc.  I, even myself ended up having lived in 6 states with 6 different official states […]

Government asks for $41,000 benefit back after widowed military wife remarries

Jan 04th | In: military spouse, Military Spouse News

Shocking story about military spouses benefit – Does military spouses have to pay benefit money back to the government when they divorced or remarried?