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Veterans Day

There are many federal holidays government employees, service members and the District of Columbia look forward to – and while states have the right to designate their own national holidays, most always follow the federal lead. Veterans Day, November 11th (observed on November 12th), is a holiday which frequently gets lost in translation, often being confused with Memorial Day and Armed Forces Day.  The difference in the three seems simple enough – one is dedicated to American service members of all wars, another is a time to remember those who have sacrificed their lives while protecting our country and, the last, pays tribute to the men and women who currently serve in the United States Armed Forces. Do you recognize the explanation of each?

Enhanced Military OneSource Services

Military OneSource has enhanced their level of service for Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) by designating an individual line to Resources, Options and Consultation (ROC). ROC expands access for families with exceptional family members to subject matter experts in key areas of special needs and provide consultations 24 hours telephonically. However, this does not eliminate […]

Foodie Friday: Money Saving School Lunch Tips

Summer is coming to an end and the school year is quickly arriving.  That means that whether you have a new kindergartner or a teen entering their last year of high school, home packed lunches are important! Not only does packing lunch save you and your family money, but it can also ensure your kids […]

Exploring The World Through Books

 “A Book is a Dream You Hold in Your Hands” ~ Neil Gaiman By: Yadira Payne Did you know that EVERYONE can be a world-class traveler? It’s true. Anyone with a library card has this passport to limitless possibilities. Libraries are the only place we can all visit and travel for free. We only have […]

NCIS

“Firearms are rarely drawn outside of training, and the work requires fastidiousness, perseverance and patience”  – Andrew L. Traver, (5th civilian) NCIS Director The popular TV show aside, including its Los Angeles cousin, the real Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is a civilian-run, federal law enforcement agency for the United States Navy and Marine Corps. […]

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