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This month the Wisconsin Employment Resource Connection (WERC) assisted its 500th participant in finding meaningful employment. It is a distinct honor to help service members and families’ transition from active duty service to finding a career path that is significant to them. This process can be daunting if you are alone and don’t know where [...]

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We are more than a month into the tax filing season. Many Americans have already received their tax refund checks or may be anxiously awaiting their direct deposit. For other Americans, the tax season is a gut-wrenching time of the year. Are you dreading the prospect of filing your taxes? Are you afraid of the [...]

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Our Military Kids Grants

On February 24, 2014 By

Many military families are eligble to apply for a grants to pay for spring fees for sports, fine arts activities, camps, and tutoring. Report cards are coming out soon and some parents may discover their child needs a little extra tutoring help. Now may be the time to apply for a tutoring grant.

Grants are available [...]

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Returning from a deployment generates a lot of questions for Service members and their families. The Transition Assistance Advisor (TAA) ensures that Service members experience a smooth and seamless transition back into their civilian careers and reintegration into the local community. The TAA is the Service members advocate and liaison to access local, state, and [...]

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By Nick Simeone
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 – If it hasn’t arrived yet, your 2013 W-2 wage and tax statement likely is on its way, and with it the countdown toward the April 15 tax filing deadline. As preparations begin for the upcoming tax season, military families are being offered [...]

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Now that the holidays have passed, many of us made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. Set yourself up for success and skip all of those fad diets. The week of 19 – 25 January is National Healthy Weight Week. If you have already given up and decided that it is just too difficult [...]

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