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Welcome to Military Connection

The “Go-To” site for veteran support in the military community. We work diligently to connect our users with the veteran support they need. While we aren’t a veteran service organization, we are a resource for active and retired military, veterans and their families.

If you are looking for job posts – this site is for you.

If you are looking for training and advice – this site is for you.

If you are looking for unbeatable discounts and deals on pretty much
everything you can think of – this site is for you.

If you are looking for anecdotal accounts of life in the military
and beyond – this is the site for you.

Our staff is dedicated to bringing you the most current information regarding life in the military and life beyond military service. Check back often, as our blog is updated frequently!

THIS SITE IS FOR YOU

Welcome to Military Connection

The “Go-To” site for veteran support in the military community. We work diligently to connect our users with the veteran support they need. While we aren’t a veteran service organization, we are a resource for active and retired military, veterans and their families

If you are looking for job posts – this site is for you.

If you are looking for training and advice – this site is for you.

If you are looking for unbeatable discounts and deals on pretty much everything you can think of – this site is for you.

If you are looking for anecdotal accounts of life in the military and beyond – this is the site for you.

Our staff is dedicated to bringing you the most current information regarding life in the military and life beyond military service. Check back often, as our blog is updated frequently!



Military Blog

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Creative ways to use the Woobie – blanket, tent, hammock, dog bed, and more
How to Spot Job Scams
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Learn how to spot job scams before beginning your job search.
month of the military child 2021
Resources for Celebrating April’s Month of the Military Child
aging in place
Aging in place can be so beneficial to vets who’ve entered into their golden years.
MyCAA Programs
The benefits of MyCAA programs for military spouses and what to consider when choosing a college or certification program.
Rescue Dogs and Incarcerated Vets Help Each Other Heal
The Saginaw Correctional Facility in Michigan is attempting to improve the quality of prison life for veteran inmates by training them to be dog handlers.
Vietnam War Veterans Day 2021
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Vietnam War Veterans Day 2021 - Learn more about the war and honor those who served.
OCONUS PCS
How to plan for an OCONUS PCS move – tips and tricks
Company Culture
Learn how to determine workplace culture before taking a job with a new company.

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woobie blanket
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How to Spot Job Scams
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Learn how to spot job scams before beginning your job search.
month of the military child 2021
Resources for Celebrating April’s Month of the Military Child
aging in place
Aging in place can be so beneficial to vets who’ve entered into their golden years.
MyCAA Programs
The benefits of MyCAA programs for military spouses and what to consider when choosing a college or certification program.
Rescue Dogs and Incarcerated Vets Help Each Other Heal
The Saginaw Correctional Facility in Michigan is attempting to improve the quality of prison life for veteran inmates by training them to be dog handlers.
Vietnam War Veterans Day 2021
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Vietnam War Veterans Day 2021 - Learn more about the war and honor those who served.
OCONUS PCS
How to plan for an OCONUS PCS move – tips and tricks
Company Culture
Learn how to determine workplace culture before taking a job with a new company.
how to help a child cope with deployment
A key to helping children of deployed parents navigate the inevitable range of emotions they will experience is to ensure they maintain a feeling of connection to the deployed parent.
K9 Veterans
National K9 Veterans Day, intended to honor the loyalty and sacrifices of U.S. military working dogs, is celebrated on March 13th every year.
Military PCS Move
With a little planning, a little assistance, and the willingness to be just a little bit flexible, you could very well navigate the PCS moving process with little stress.

Military Blog

woobie blanket
Creative ways to use the Woobie – blanket, tent, hammock, dog bed, and more
How to Spot Job Scams
/
Learn how to spot job scams before beginning your job search.
month of the military child 2021
Resources for Celebrating April’s Month of the Military Child
aging in place
Aging in place can be so beneficial to vets who’ve entered into their golden years.
MyCAA Programs
The benefits of MyCAA programs for military spouses and what to consider when choosing a college or certification program.
Rescue Dogs and Incarcerated Vets Help Each Other Heal
The Saginaw Correctional Facility in Michigan is attempting to improve the quality of prison life for veteran inmates by training them to be dog handlers.
Vietnam War Veterans Day 2021
/
Vietnam War Veterans Day 2021 - Learn more about the war and honor those who served.
OCONUS PCS
How to plan for an OCONUS PCS move – tips and tricks
Company Culture
Learn how to determine workplace culture before taking a job with a new company.
how to help a child cope with deployment
A key to helping children of deployed parents navigate the inevitable range of emotions they will experience is to ensure they maintain a feeling of connection to the deployed parent.
K9 Veterans
National K9 Veterans Day, intended to honor the loyalty and sacrifices of U.S. military working dogs, is celebrated on March 13th every year.
Military PCS Move
With a little planning, a little assistance, and the willingness to be just a little bit flexible, you could very well navigate the PCS moving process with little stress.
Va Community Care
Learn more about when and how VA Community Care can be used.
Unique Military Gifts
Military life is unique. So is the Military Service Member in your life. But finding unique gifts for those in the military isn’t always easy. We’ve searched the internet and come up with a few ideas you may not have thought of yet.
veteran tech enterprise
There are several guiding steps for veterans starting a tech enterprise. If you have experience operating and repairing high-tech military equipment, this can be a great opportunity for you.
DAV Benefits
Military Veteran Program Highlight: Disabled American Veterans or the DAV. Learn more about how they provide services to Veterans in need.
Iwo Jima Anniversary
And so, began the Battle of Iwo Jima. On February 19, 1945, after months of bombarding Iwo Jima via air, and three days of naval attack, the 4th and 5th Marine Divisions invaded the island.
Veteran Health Issues
While health issues in the military can be similar to those in civilian populations, there are a few concerns which are much more likely to affect veterans than civilians. Additionally, some issues affecting veterans are much more likely to occur alongside one another.
Chapter 36 VA Benefits
Chapter 36 VA benefits are intended to help veterans understand civilian career options as well as make educational or career decisions based on their personal skillset and interests. As such, Chapter 36 presents veterans with the opportunity to explore personal abilities and interests while establishing career objectives and locating both job and training opportunities.
January 17th of this year marks Operation Desert Storm’s 30th Anniversary. The Gulf War lasted just a few weeks. However, its effects continue to be felt today, both in the United States and other countries around the world. Furthermore, the impact of Desert Storm on the War in the Persian Gulf was monumental.

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Creative ways to use the Woobie – blanket, tent, hammock, dog bed, and more

There are plenty of in-demand coding languages with high-paying career opportunities for veterans. One of the most essential skills in today’s modern technological world is learning how to successfully write a computer program. With innovative programming languages...
If you have decided to start a business as a veteran, you will probably face a mind-puzzling decision. What industry to pick and what exactly to do are the most common questions veterans ask themselves when they think...
The Red Cross is often the first “name” anyone thinks of in the time of crisis. The agency responds to and provides assistance during times of tragedy across the globe.
Care packages are one of the easiest and most appreciated ways to show a loved one in the military that they are remembered by family and friends back home. Whether they are just beginning their career and completing
he reality of a loved one’s deployment? Often the family members at home feel the absence of their service member in everything they do throughout the time away.
On October 13, 1775, the Continental Congress established a naval force, hoping that a small fleet of privateers could attack British commerce and offset British sea power., the original
Many professions have their own specialized jargon and acronyms and the military is no exception. From extremely long acronyms to slightly inappropriate phrases, the military has a language
While returning from deployment is often a time of celebration and reconnection with family and friends it can also be an adjustment for service members, and those in their lives, as they return to “normal” life

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CyberPatriot
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A brief overview of CyberPatriot’s programs and initiatives for students and seniors.
Code Platoon
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Code Platoon is offering a veterans coding program that covers everything needed to establish a career as a web developer. 
former pow recognition day
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National Former Prisoner of War Day honors former POWs on April 9th.
Gold Star Spouses Day 2021
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On April 5th, Gold Star Spouses Day 2021, we honor the husbands and wives our Nation’s fallen soldiers
Military Community News
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Changes in GI Bill payment regulations are a part of the Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020.
VA Womens Veterans
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The VA works to earn the trust of Women Veterans
Military Community News
Was Bea Arthur in the Marines? A brief history of Bea Arthur’s military career.
National Medal of Honor
Celebrating National Medal of Honor Day 2021.

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CyberPatriot
/
A brief overview of CyberPatriot’s programs and initiatives for students and seniors.
Code Platoon
/
Code Platoon is offering a veterans coding program that covers everything needed to establish a career as a web developer. 
former pow recognition day
/
National Former Prisoner of War Day honors former POWs on April 9th.
Gold Star Spouses Day 2021
/
On April 5th, Gold Star Spouses Day 2021, we honor the husbands and wives our Nation’s fallen soldiers
Military Community News
/
Changes in GI Bill payment regulations are a part of the Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020.
VA Womens Veterans
/
The VA works to earn the trust of Women Veterans
Military Community News
Was Bea Arthur in the Marines? A brief history of Bea Arthur’s military career.
National Medal of Honor
Celebrating National Medal of Honor Day 2021.
National Military Spouse Network
Review of the National Military Spouse Network’s White Paper: Roadmap to Employment Stability for Military Spouses
National Park Pass
Veterans and Gold Star families are now eligible for free Military National Park Passes.
Veterans Wheelchair Games
Registration is now open for The 2021 National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Learn more about the annual event here.
military virtual programming
Ask Famous Athletes Questions with The USO MVP Champions Series
VFW Podcast
VFW Podcast launched in 2020 doubles monthly episode releases in 2021.
National Veterans Day Poster Contest
Theme details and submission guidelines for the 2021 National Veterans Day Poster Contest
Veteran Fitness
The Veterans Health Administration Innovation Ecosystem (VHA IE) recently launched a program to help veterans manage their health and fitness during the COVID-19 pandemic.
AFE 70th Anniversary
Since in-person shows are still limited, the Armed Forces Entertainment 70th Anniversary tour has gone virtual.
Beekeeping for Veterans
Veterans are finding relief for anxiety, depression, and PTSD-related symptoms in an unlikely place: Beehives.
Nike Covid19 donationhttps://news.nike.com/news/nike-air-zoom-pulse
In 2020, Nike surprised nearly 3,800 VHA nurses, with a pair of Air Zoom Pulse shoes, specifically for healthcare workers
Army logo
The most notable changes in Army Grooming Standards as of February 24, 2021.
Military Community News
While GI Bill enrollment dates are flexible, it’s ideal to get your application started as soon as possible. Every year the VA sees two peaks in GI Bill applications. Dates of this peak are usually in September and February.

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