Today's Military Wife Meeting the Challenges of Service Life

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-05
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
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Marrying a servicemember means more than marrying the man it means marrying into the military family and its way of life. Todays Military Wife has been thoroughly revised to include up-to-date information essential for making the most of service life as the nation and the armed forces confront the new challenges facing America.

Author Biography

Lydia Sloan Cline spent 20 years as an active-duty and Reserve military wife. Through multiple moves Stateside and overseas, she raised a family and maintained a career. She currently teaches at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. viii
What Does Your Husband Do for a living?p. 1
Benefits and Servicesp. 20
Socials, customs, and Traditionsp. 54
Your Education and Careerp. 74
Money Mattersp. 98
Making a Homep. 135
Movingp. 152
Living Overseasp. 180
Separationsp. 201
Sponsoring a Familyp. 233
Getting Outp. 238
Survivors and Wounded Warriorsp. 256
Wrapping It Upp. 270
Army, Navy, and Air Force Leave and Earnings Statementp. 275
Reserve and National guard Leave and Earnings Statementp. 280
Marine Corps Leave and Earnings Statementp. 285
World Timep. 291
Fisher House Locationsp. 292
Metric Conversion chartsp. 296
Military Timep. 300
The Phonetic Alphabetp. 301
Space-A Locations and Contactsp. 302
Vehicle Processing Centers (Vpc) Conus and Oconusp. 309
Children's Clothingp. 314
Adult Clothingp. 316
Glossaryp. 318
Indexp. 335
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