Keeping You and Your Family Safe

With school out, our youth will be spending more time online. Now is a good time to go over a few tips to keep them safe online. Repeat over and over that links are not your friends. Avoid viruses and malware by keeping devices up to date. Don’t let you children load that new software or game even though they are probably more skilled than you. Set ground rules on sharing information. Remind them that… Read More...

Beat the Summer Blues with a Reading Adventure

The Department of Defense and the Morale Welfare and Recreation Libraries are pleased to present the Virtual Summer Reading for Military Kids.

Military installations across the globe have been offering a summer reading program for the past seven years. However, many military youth that do not live near a military base were not able to participate. Until, this year.

The summer reading program lasts 1 June through 31 July. Not only is summer reading a… Read More...

Struggling With Military Work and Life Balance

Members of the National Guard live in two worlds: They can be sent to war in a crisis or be called up in a state mission to support a natural disaster, but they have to support themselves and their family with a civilian job. And here lies the difficult struggle that many currently serving members in the National Guard face on a daily basis.

For those in the National Guard, it’s more difficult than if… Read More...

Personal Security – Are You At Risk?

Personal Security for the Home an Office

When is the last time that you sat down and talked to your family about personal security? Make it a little more difficult to become a victim at home or at work by taking a few simple precautions. Take a look at your car, your home, and your office and think like a criminal.

Be Prepared

Always be alert and aware of the people that are around you. … Read More...

Make a Difference: Become an ESGR Volunteer

Almost half of our military forces reside in the Guard and Reserve. The men and women who serve in the Guard and Reserve are unique in that they have a civilian job in conjunction to having a civilian employer. Support of America‚Äôs employers and the employees that they share with the Guard and Reserve is paramount to the success of the all-volunteer force. Maintaining the relationship between Guard and Reserve members and their employers is … Read More...

Smartphones: How Safe is Your Mobile Internet Use?

The Department of Homeland Security offers multiple resources on staying safe while online through the Stop Think Connect Campaign. Smartphones are an easy way to get on line, conduct banking transactions, pay bills, and even more. But, just how safe are you when you connect through your mobile device?
Are you aware that 56% of the U. S. population owns a smartphone and that the number of households is increasing? Almost 90% of the time … Read More...