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Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) This website provides information on the exchange system and careers with AAFES. Find store locators providing direct links to exchanges worldwide.

CareerOneStop This Department of Labor-sponsored website provides career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy. It also provides content specifically designed for military spouses including employment resources, education and training help, and relocation information.

Commissaries The official list and links to all DoD commissaries worldwide. The locator provides direct links, hours of operation, emails, and other contact information. Find information on careers with the Commissary system.

DEERS The Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) includes over 23 million records pertaining to active duty and reserve military and their family members, military retired, Department of Defense (DoD) civil service personnel, and DoD contractors. DEERS is comprised of the National Enrollment Database (NED), the Person Data Repository (PDR), and several satellite databases. This system provides accurate and timely information for supporting DoD ID smart cards.

DoD Lodging This is the official worldwide lodging website for reservations to Air Force and Navy facilities worldwide. Contains links to Army and Marine Corps lodging directories. Visitors can find and book reservations through this website.

DoD Schools This is the official website for all Department of Defense schools worldwide. The website provides information and locator services for parents and students including information on Educational and Developmental Intervention Services.

Defense Travel System (DTS) This website allows visitors to book all official travel and find local travel offices. DTS streamlines the entire process involved in global DoD travel.

Military Foster Pet Program This program provides a national and global network of individual foster homes that will house, nurture, and care for dogs, cats, birds, horses and all other pets exclusively for military personnel.

MilitaryINSTALLATIONS This searchable directory of worldwide installation and state-related military information, programs, and services, provides easy access to fast facts, articles, website resource directories, photos, contact information, major units, weather, and maps. With this resource, users can quickly find relevant information about any installation or military resources in their state. Learning about a new community was never easier.

Military Youth on the Move A replacement for Military Teens on the Move (MTOM), this site is an easy to use resource that reaches out to youth with creative ways to cope with issues that arise in the face of a move, such as transitioning to a new school, saying goodbye to friends, and getting involved in a new community. The website is divided into three target audiences: elementary school, middle school, and high school. Users simply click on their age group to get started. Once inside the site, users search different topics that pertain to both military youth in particular and youth in general. This is the official DoD household goods moving and storage website. It provides information regarding allowances, assistance booking a move, and assistance tracking shipments.

National Guard Family This is the official website for all issues impacting National Guard families. The site provides locations, benefits, and links to many useful websites on children, youth, employment assistance, and other National Guard programs.

Navy Federal Credit Union This website provides banking services to all active, reserve, and retired Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Army personnel. Find branches worldwide and obtain information on loans, credit and debit cards, savings and checking, and investments and insurance.

Pentagon Federal Credit Union This website provides banking services to all active, reserve, and retired Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Army personnel. Find branches worldwide and obtain information on loans, credit and debit cards, savings and checking, and investments and insurance..

Per Diem Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee This website provides the latest official information on pay and allowances and can help service providers and service members to determine housing allowances and reimbursements for travel expenses.

Plan My Move Plan My Move is a set of online organizational tools designed to make frequent moves easier and less disruptive for service members and families. Available tools include a customizable calendar, to-do lists, departure and arrival checklists, installation overviews, and installation-specific information on a number of topics, such as education, transportation, child care, and employment. This site is easy to use and provides quick information and results.

STOMP STOMP is a federally funded Parent Training and Information (PTI) Center established to assist military families who have children with special education or health needs. STOMP is a project of Washington PAVE, and is funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The staff of the STOMP Project are parents of children who have disabilities and have experience in raising their children in military communities and traveling with their spouses to different locations.

TRICARE TRICARE is the healthcare insurance benefit provider for service members and family members. Many professionals across the United States provide counseling for service members and their families through TRICARE. The TRICARE website can help service members and families connect to providers and find information on a number of health topics. On the TRICARE Beneficiaries page of the website, under the "Mental Health & Behavior" tab, service and family members can find explanations of the types of mental health providers and mental health treatment options available to them. This website can also be used to locate the nearest Military Treatment Facility or an appropriate civilian healthcare provider.

Where is my POV? This is the official website for shipping and storing a personally owned vehicle. Visitors must enter a last name to get into the website. They are then able to track an auto during shipment.



Child in moving box If moving has you at your wits end, imagine how your kids feel. Like adults, kids can get stressed during a move. You can do a lot to ease the transition for them, making the move a lot more pleasant for you and the whole family.

Family in front of home Moving doesn't have to break the bank. Planning a budget may be the first step, but sticking to it is the next – and most important – one. Find the resources you need to plan a PCS budget that will get you to your next duty station without getting you into a financial tight spot.

Couple looking at brochures In gearing up for Military Saves Week this webinar will discuss one of the most important savings goals of American families — saving money for a comfortable retirement. Such topics will include research findings about the retirement preparedness of American families, conflicting opinions about "the number" (the amount of money needed to comfortably retire), factors that influence "the number" and retirement savings calculation tools such as the Ballpark Estimate and Monte Carlo simulations. Case studies and chat questions will be included to apply the webinar content to real world situations. There are CEUs available.




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