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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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Military Family Assistance Centers (FACs) were formed to provide a geographically dispersed network to provide information, resources, referrals, and outreach for our service members of all military branches and their families throughout their deployment cycle.

When a loved one is deployed, family members are affected. Issues may occur that require assistance to find appropriate resources. […]

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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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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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Winter Driving in Wisconsin

On November 25, 2013 By

Plan your travels and check the latest weather reports to avoid a winter storm. You can find out the latest road conditions by visiting the Wisconsin Department of Transportation travel information website at www.511wi.gov or by calling 511.

It is also important to check and winterize your vehicles […]

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Are you out of work or underemployed? There are two reasons why service members sometimes struggle to find work.

First, service members have difficulty translating military experience into relevant experience in the civilian workforce. Military jargon and acronyms are rarely understood by civilan hiring managers. Second, service members lack personal connections and often do […]

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