26 April 2010 Military Report

From the  26 April 2010 Military Report at Military.com, lots of good news that deals with financial stuff:

10 Tips for Renting – For your move, it’s important to thoroughly review your lease with the landlord. If you’re not sure what your first steps should be when you move in, check out these 10 tips military families should follow when renting a new apartment or house. More…

31 Days of Glory – Fayetteville/Cumberland County’s 31 Days of Glory kicks off on May 1. The month-long event will feature various patriotic and military attractions and special events. More…

5 Things to Do When You Get PCS Orders – You’ve received your Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, and after the panic subsides, you know you’ll need to get yourself and your family organized for the relocation process. So what’s your next move? More…

AF Base Dining Open to Retirees – Many Air Force base dining facilities have seen use rates drop below 50 percent. Instead of closing these facilities, Air Force plans to open some facilities at six bases to retirees. More…

AF Club Opened to Army Navy Club Members – The Air Force Services Agency recently changed club policies to extend member benefits to all U.S. armed forces personnel with a valid dues-paying club membership card. More…

AF Freedom’s Call Tattoo – This year’s Air Force Materiel Command Freedom’s Call Tattoo will provide free fun for everyone in the family. More…

Kinder Gentler Recoupment Limits – DFAS will resume recoupment of military retirees’ Voluntary Separation Incentive, Special Separation Benefit at lower rates in Aug. 2010. More…

OneSource Offers Financial Advice – There are free resources that can help military families get their finances under control. On-base financial managers or Military OneSource consultants can help you set short- and long-term financial goals. More…

Servicemembers: Know Your Education Benefits – Education is one of the greatest benefits of serving in the Armed Forces. As a servicemember or family member, you have special opportunities that can help provide money for school, support, and ways to save both time and money. More…

Struggling to Turn Your Military Skills into a Civilian Resume? – Writing a resume is never an easy task, especially when you are transitioning from the military to civilian life and jobs. More…

TRICARE and Moms-to-Be – For Moms-to-be, TRICARE coverage goes with you whenever and wherever you move. More…

Time to Get Vaccinated – TRICARE Prime enrollees not on active duty have until the end of this month if they want free vaccinations against the H1N1 flu from a non-network provider. More…

Veterans Success Jam – The Veterans Success Jam is a free three-day, web-based event that will be held from May 3-6, 2010 to help vets and servicemembers learn about going back to school. More…

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Kate Horrell
Kate Horrell is a military financial coach, mom of four teens, and Navy spouse. She has a background in taxes and mortgage banking, and a trove of experience helping other military families with their money. Follow her on twitter @realKateHorrell.