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Military Saves/Employement
 
 
Military America Saves. Start Small. Think Big. Military Saves
Military Saves Week, Feb. 23-28, joins the military community with federal, state and local resources, along with military banks and credit unions to focus on financial readiness, debt reduction and future savings.

 
 
 
Boardroom table with pen and paper on it Soldier for Life: Expert offers salary negotiation tips
Many job seekers fail to prepare themselves for this final hurdle and may end up with less compensation than they are worth.

 
 
 
Training Notebook, glasses, pen and phone Soldier for Life: It pays to get more education or training
We live in a competitive society. There are generally more people looking for jobs than there are jobs available.

 
 
 
"Training" Key on Keyboard Military Spouse Employment Program expands partnership
Through Joining Forces, an initiative offering employment, educational and wellness resources to military families, Pentagon officials today inducted 38 organizations into the Military Spouse Employment Partnership.

 




African-American/Black History Month

 
 
A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture National African American History Month 2015
Read the proclamation from the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama.
 
 
Actress portrays Harriett Tubman Corps of Engineers brings actress to highlight rugged American history
Acclaimed actress, Gwendolyn Briley-Strand brought her one-woman show "Harriet Tubman: The Chose One" to the Defense Distribution Center.
 
Buffalo Soldiers Black History Month: Shining a light on contributions of black Americans
February is Black History Month, a time set aside to learn more about the many contributions that black Americans have made to our history, and to celebrate their culture and achievements.

 
 
Children at Fort Rucker perform musical numbers African-American History Month: Event kicks off month's activities
A month-long celebration of unity kicked off Jan. 30 at the Fort Rucker Post Exchange with food, fashion, music and dance in honor of African-American History Month.
 
 
MG Bingham Exposure to success positively influences youth, Army leader says
Maj. Gen. Gwendolyn Bingham mentored youth as a part of the "Stars and Stripes" portion of the annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA).

 
 
Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Annual event honors military's African-American leaders
Prominent African-Americans from all walks of life have served as a bridge between the past and today, as well as a bridge to the future, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said here Feb. 6.
 


Celebrate with MWR
 
 
Calzone Featured Recipe: Heart Shaped Calzones
These delicious treats are perfect for a casual romantic dinner.
 
 
 
 
Heart Shaped Shrimp Skewer Featured Recipe: Heart Shaped
Shrimp Skewers

Looking for a light addition to your Valentine's dinner? Try these!
 
 
 
 
London Broil Featured Recipe: London Broil Steak
An appetizing main dish for a great dinner!
 
 
 
Drink and sweets Featured Recipe: French Kiss Fizz
Try out this sweet drink (non-alcoholic recipe available!)
 
 
 
Mardi Gras mask and beads Mardi Gras
Get the back story on this well known celebration. Make sure you also check out the Mardi Gras inspired recipes from MWR!

 
 
 


Fitness and Health
 
Water bottles, fitness equipment, healthy food and a measuring tape Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle
Looking for ideas on how to become healthier? Check out these tips from MWR on ways to upgrade your fitness lifestyle.
 
 
Quinoa in a bowl with a spoon Featured Fit Recipes
Finding the right combination delicious foods that are good for you too can be tough. Try some of these tasty and healthy recipes from MWR.
 
 
Apple, red heart and measuring tape Keeping Your Heart Healthy
Learn ways to help keep your heart healthy.

 
 
 
Person practicing yoga on beach Exercise and You
What exactly are the benefits of a regular exercise program?
 


Military Spouse Employment
 
 
Employment Application with Pen Finding a Job as a Military Spouse
Moving to a new duty station can be a great adventure. But, if you’re a military spouse, finding a new job each time you move can be a real challenge.

 
 
 
 
 
Guest Blogger, Bridgette We Have Orders
Life was amazing! My husband was finally home from a 15-month deployment and we received permanent change of station (PCS) orders to relocate from Fort Hood, Texas to Fort Lee, Virginia.
 
 


Holiday Recipes

 
Pumpkin Bisque Recipe: Sweet Pumpkin Bisque
Try this delicious recipe from Joint Base Lewis-McCord's Chef Randy.
  
Stuffed Chicken Roulade Recipe: Stuffed Chicken Roulade
Looking for the perfect dish for a dinner party? Try Chef Randy's stuffed chicken roulade.


Healthy Holidays
 
Don't Stress Healthy Holiday Tips
MWR has some tips to help you have a happy, healthy holiday.
 
 
Eggs Featured Recipe: Casserole Bites
Looking for a quick, easy breakfast dish? We've got the recipe for you! (And it's healthy too!)
 
 
Healthy food basket Healthy Holiday Eating
Fort Hood's Family and MWR shares ways for you to eat healthy this holiday season.
 
 
Soup Featured Recipe: Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Tis the season for comfort food! Try this delicious and healthy soup - sure to warm you up this winter!
 


Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
 
Aleta and Frank The Days After Pearl Harbor. A Navy Wife’s Story
Navy Wife, Aleta, recalls that fateful day at Pearl Harbor in 1941.

 
 
Aleta and Mike
Mike's Story
Aleta’s son, Mike, remembers that day a bit differently from his mother’s story.


 
 


Holiday Gifting
 
Woman with Shopping Bags Holiday Gift Giving Tips
From Secret Santas to office parties, it’s that time of year to give gifts that spread cheer.

 
 
 
Peppermint candy Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips
Whether you are giving gifts to friends, family or colleagues, presentation is everything - especially when it comes to your holiday presents.

 



Warrior Care Month
Warrior Care Month Warrior Care Month
Each November, the Army commemorates Warrior Care Month. This is a time where the military community reaffirms their commitment to the best recovery and reintegration for the nation's wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and the professionals who support them.
Soldier conversing with group

 
WTU kicks off Warrior Care Month with internship lecture
Internships, job opportunities and transitioning discussions kicked off Fort Hood Warrior Transition Unit’s celebration of Warrior Care Month


 


Military Family Appreciation Month
 
Soldier hugging kids Military Family Appreciation Month: Ready & Resilient
Each year the President signs a proclamation declaring November as Military Family Appreciation Month.



 
 
Thank You Note 10 Creative Ways to Show Appreciation for Military Families
Each November, Military Family Month provides the opportunity for a grateful nation to recognize the sacrifices and contributions of all military family members in defense of the nation.
 


Soldier For Life

Army MWR Guest Blogger The "Out of Army" Experience
SSG Mayberry shares his transition from active duty to civilian experience.

IMCOM Trains Managers to Help Soldiers Transition
The Soldier for Life Program is here to guide Soldiers and their Families during the transition from active duty to civilian.

 

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