Army.com Field Report # 337 Nov 02, 2009

Pay Raise for Military
The authorization act provides for a 3.4 percent pay raise for military members, improves care for wounded warriors and expands family leave rights.

Post 9/11 GI Bill: Eligibility, Entitlements, Applying
The Post-9/11 GI Bill program began funding veterans' aspirations for higher education this semester.

Military Family Month
President Barack Obama pledged his support of military members and their families and said Americans have a "solemn obligation" to preserve their well-being in his proclamation declaring November as Military Family Month.

Talking With Your Family About Deployment
Whether you need to leave at a moment's notice or have weeks to prepare, talking to your family about deployment is crucial. You may be busy planning the practical matters of going away, but sitting down to discuss the emotional aspects of a deployment is just as important.

Get On Your Drill Sergeant's Good Side
Drill sergeants will undoubtedly treat you like you have never been treated before.

First Lady to Help Military Families
First Lady Michelle Obama today vowed to make the voices of U.S. military families heard in the nation's capital, and called on Americans to recognize the sacrifices made by those in uniform and their loved ones.

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