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Military Benefits After One Enlistment (part 2 of 2)

Military Benefits After One Enlistment (part 2 of 2)

(If you've found this page from a search engine, you'll want to read the first part of this two-part post.) This post answers the rest of a reader's question: "I was curious whether there are any benefits for people who got an honorable discharge after finishing the six-year obligation they signed up for but chose ...

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Joining the military during a drawdown

Joining the military during a drawdown

            A reader writes: Nords, can you talk to me about my son joining the military? Here are some things we are wondering about. Times are changing and the way it's run doesn't give the kids the options like they used to. For example we are told they are ...

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Should You Join The Reserves or National Guard?

Should You Join The Reserves or National Guard?

Fair warning: this is a long post, even by my standards. Hey, it's Thursday, it's a holiday weekend, and (for a change) it's not financial. There's not even any math. But let's get to the post. Ironically for being one of my personal writing milestones, most of this one is written by other people! A couple ...

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