As the spouse of a service member you may have additional questions or need support. We know that family members also serve through their dedication and support of our troops.We are here to help!
G.I. Bill for Spouses
Did you know as the spouse of a service member you may also be eligible to use the GI Bill for a variety of education programs.
Stay organized and have a plan. Being prepared will make all the difference!
Allowances and Entitlements
Know what allowances you should get to avoid out of pocket expenses. Make sure to take advantage of your families entitlements.
Relocation / PCS
Frequent relocations are an accepted part of military life. Moving is challenging and can be disruptive and stressful.
The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is an allowance prescribed by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status.
More in Travel
Visit our Travel Home Page for more information on Lodging, PCS, Discounts, Vacation and more...
Take advantage of your military benefits while traveling, and enjoy the savings.
Vacation for service members is a time where military personnel get a chance to reconnect with their families and enjoy time away from the everyday stress and duties that being a service member incur.
Temporary Lodging Facilities for Families
Moving to a new duty station is difficult for even the most seasoned military families. Knowing what to expect and planning ahead will help ease the strain associated with your move.
Ten Ways to make money from Home
Are you looking for ways to work from home? Learn how to make money throught jobs that are compatible with the lifestyle of a military spouse.
The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Program has recently been expanded. Learn how you can get help with your career development and education.
Top Ten Employers
There are certain companies who are especially known for catering to the spouses of military personnel.
Spouses to Teachers (STT)
Spouses to Teachers is a project designed to assist spouses of active duty and reserve military members to become public school teachers
Part of your job as a military spouse will probably be the shopping. This doesn't just mean shopping for you but shopping for the entire family. This can be fun, but it can also be stressful. Read below and find how ways to enjoy the benefits of smart shopping.
A major concern of service members with families is whether they have enough life insurance. Learn more about that and other benefits you may be eligible to receive.
Survivor Benefits and Allowance
Dealing with the death of a family member is never easy, but surviving family members are entitled to certain benefits that can help ease financial difficulties.
A former spouse of a servicemember has a right to receive military benefits so long as he/she meets the criteria.
Feds Hire Vets
- 'Strengthening Our Military Families' was put in place to.improve the quality of life and well-being for military familie
Information and links about discounts and deals for members of the U.S. Armed Services and U.S. Military veterans including vacation destinations.
Basic Pay is the fundamental component of military pay. All members receive it and typically it is the largest component of a member's pay. A member's grade (usually the same as rank) and years of service determines the amount of basic pay received.
Making a Budget
Military spouses are often in charge of family finances. Things are sometimes different than in civilian life and there are undoubtedly a new variety of options for service members. Make sure you you have the information you need. Take advantage of this free Financial Education for Military Spouses.
Military Star Card
The Military Exchanges’ Credit Card - the MILITARY STAR Credit Card - is accepted at all service exchanges and can be used online and for catalog purchases. It can be used at all AAFES, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard Exchanges.
Military loans can be a good way to pay for emergencies, minor purchases, vacations, or for consolidating other debts that are at a higher interest rate than the military loan rate.
Find a solution to getting out of debt, let the burden of bad credit, thousands of dollars in debt, and the stress of opening your bills stop you from reaching your financial goals.
Filing Taxes When a Service Member Is Deployed
The Internal Revenue Service has recognized that service members and their families often face special circumstances, and has put in place ways to make this annual obligation less of a burden.
Paternity Leave in the Military
Each military branch has different rules regarding paternity leave. What is consistent across all branches is that married soldiers who are new dads now can take 10 days of nonchargeable leave time.
Military rank is more than just who salutes whom. Military rank is a badge of leadership.
Learn the Military Alphabet or use our widget to convert text to the phonetic alphabet used by the U.S. Military.
There are thousands of Military Acronyms in use today. Use our acronym finder to learn the lingo used by the U.S. Army.