All Guides

  • Accessing Replacement Awards and Decorations

    This guide is provided by National Archives and Records Administration. Have you lost you medals, or are you seeking the service medals awarded to a loved one?  The National Archives and Records Administration has put together a how-to for each service and information for those requesting replacement medals and awards. How do I request military […]

  • Active Duty Pre-Separation Transition Checklist

    NOTE: Guide provided by Military.com The following checklist and associated resources are designed to help you make a successful transition: 18-12 Months to Separation Become a GI Bill and Tuition Assistance benefits expert. Begin degree selection and college selection process. Use the DoD Online Academic Skills Course to assess your academic skills. Make appointment with […]

  • Children of Military Service Members Resource Guide

    The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) is committed to building resilience, maximizing recovery and promoting reintegration for our nation’s warriors and their families in all areas related to psychological health and traumatic brain injury. As part of that vision, DCoE recognizes that children of military service members may […]

  • Complete Guide for Veteran Seniors

    Helping you navigate your veteran benefit options. Guide provided by the National Council for Aging Care.  The online guide covers a range of benefits available to veteran seniors including: Pensions Life Insurance Geriatric and Extended Care Services Burials To learn more visit The National Council for Aging Care’s Guide on Military Veteran Benefit Options.

  • Deployment Resource Guide

    MilitaryOneSource has several very useful resources, tools, and articles to guide you throughout your deployment to make every step, from pre-deployment preparations to settling back into family routines post-deployment, smoother for you and your family. Click on each of the links below to access each of these resources.” The Basics Family Readiness System Policy and […]

  • GI Bill Online Comparison Tool

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched an online GI Bill Comparison Tool to make it easier for veterans, service members and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA’s approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country. The GI Bill Comparison Tool provides information about […]

  • How to Read an LES

    How to Read an LES is a Defense Finance and Accounting Service guide to help you understand your Leave and Earnings Statement (LES). The LES is a comprehensive statement of a member’s leave and earnings showing your entitlements, deductions, allotments (fields not used for Reserve and National Guard members), leave information, tax withholding information, and Thrift Savings […]

  • Mental Health First Aid

    The Mental Health First Aid program is a 8 hour interactive session.  The training introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and overviews common treatments. Specifically, participants learn: The potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety/trauma, psychosis, […]

  • Military Casualty Memorial

     Do you have a friend or family member who gave their life for our country? The Military Casualty Memorial honors our fallen Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines by providing an online database that can be searched by name, conflict, and state.

  • Military Community and Family Policy Social Media Guide

    The Military Community and Family Policy Social Media Guide is a resource which will introduce you to a number of social media tools and platforms and how you might use them to stay in touch with family and friends. These resources can be especially important to military families as a way to stay connected during deployments. […]