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July Commissary Remote Site Sales

The Defense Commissary Agency sponsors product sales at locations that are removed from military facilities. These sales give National Guard, reserve and retirees the opportunity…


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Operation Purple Camps Will Return!

Good news from the National Military Family Association (NMFA)! After spending the winter trying to gather funding, the NMFA has announced plans for the 2011…


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Military Spouse Scholarship

Monday, 31 January is the deadline to apply for the National Military Family Association’s (NMFA) Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship.  The Patton Scholarship is…


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2010 Veteran’s Day Discounts

UPDATE 9 November 2010:  See even more deals and discounts at More 2010 Veteran’s Day Discounts. Two weeks until Veteran’s Day quite a few businesses…



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August Commissary On-Site Sales

The super folks at the Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) bring their wonderful wares to remote locations throughout the US so that our National Guard, Reserve…


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Work At Home Scams

The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about two new work-at-home scams.  See this announcement at the National Military Family Association (NMFA) site:  Two…


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Free YMCA for Certain Groups

I’ve reported on this before, but the program is still going on and I want to make sure that everyone knows. The DOD has contracted…


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Operation Purple Deadline Extended

Regular registration for the National Military Family Association’s wonderful Operation Purple camps ended last Friday, April 16, 2010.  However, registration has been extended  for certain…


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05 April 2010 Military Report

The April 5, 2010 Military Report includes the following personal finance items: 5 Tips to Make Your Taxes Less Taxing – Doing your taxes…well…sucks. It’s…


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NMFA Financial Counselor Fellowship

The time has come to submit applications for the National Military Family Association‘s Financial Counselor Fellowship program.  This amazing program is a collaboration between NMFA,…