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American Bar Association Home Front : Legal Resources for Military Families
The Information Center features easy-to-understand information about a variety of legal issues military family face everyday.
Department of Defence Dictionary of Military Terms
The DOD Dictionary is managed by the Joint Education and Doctrine Division, J-7, Joint Staff. All approved joint definitions, acronyms, and abbreviations are contained in Joint Publication 1-02, DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms 08 November 2010, as amended through 15 March 2012.
Department of Defense
The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. The department's headquarters is at the Pentagon.
Department of Veterans Affairs
The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the President to "consolidate and coordinate Government activities affecting war veterans." The three component agencies became bureaus within the Veterans Administration. Brigadier General Frank T. Hines, who directed the Veterans Bureau for seven years, was named as the first Administrator of Veterans Affairs, a job he held until 1945.
Military.com's free membership connects servicemembers, military families and veterans to all the benefits of service — government benefits, scholarships, discounts, lifelong friends, mentors, great stories of military life or missions, and much more.
Military Child Education Coalition
To serve as a model of positive leadership and advocacy for ensuring inclusive, quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children. - See more at: http://www.militarychild.org/about-us/mission#sthash.TZwBXVNH.dpuf
Military Families and Veterans US Dept. of Education
"The U.S. Department of Education is committed to providing children of military families the support and education they need to thrive, as well as expanding educational opportunities for military spouses and veterans."
National Military Family Association
Nonprofit advocacy group that seeks to improve the quality of military family life.
Pew Research Center
Demographic information about the military.
FINRA is dedicated to investor protection and market integrity through effective and efficient regulation of broker-dealers.
FINRA is not part of the government. We’re a not-for-profit organization authorized by Congress to protect America’s investors by making sure the broker-dealer industry operates fairly and honestly.
Veterans Crisis Line
The caring professionals at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances. Many of the responders are Veterans themselves and understand what Veterans and their families and friends have been through and the challenges Veterans of all ages and service eras face.
Department of Defense RSS Feeds
Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
How Deployments Affect Service Members
Freely available from the Rand Corporation. The authors undertook the preparation of this monograph with the objective of offering insights into the challenges faced by active-duty service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, the resiliency they and their families have shown in coping with these challenges, and the adequacy of defense manpower policy in assisting members and families. The monograph draws on the perspectives of economics, sociology, and psychology; provides a formal model of deployment and retention; reviews published work; reports on the results of focus groups conducted in each of the services; and presents findings from an analysis of survey data. The focus groups and survey data relate to the period from 2003 to early 2004.
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper.