Resources for Military Personnel

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Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families has struck a chord, not just with military family members hungry for support and empowerment, but also with elected officials seeking to hear unfiltered feedback and leading non-profits who wish to connect the service they provide to military families.

Defense Travel Management Office
The Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO), the Department of Defense’s single focal point for commercial travel , provides central oversight for commercial travel management, travel policy and implementation, Government Travel Charge Card program management, customer support and training, functional oversight of the Defense Travel System (DTS), and station and housing allowances program management.

Military Homefront
The Department of Defense website for official Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) program information, policy and guidance designed to help troops and their families, leaders, and service providers.
Military OneSource is provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve (regardless of activation status) and their families. It is a virtual extension of installation services.

Military Saves
Military Saves is a national campaign to persuade, motivate, and encourage military families to save money every month, and to convince leaders and organizations to be aggressive in promoting automatic savings.

National Military Family Association
Based on what they hear from their members, MNFA meet the needs of service members and their families with insightful recommendations, innovative programs, and grassroots efforts to better the quality of life for military families.

USA.GOV Government Made Easy
Get information about benefits and other services for veterans and military personnel.


Silent Professionals
Browse a range of jobs available within the defense and private security industry as well as unique corporate security job opportunities. This site is for job seekers and companies alike.


PCS Financial Checklist
Use this checklist to help organize your Permanent Change of Station.

Budget Worksheet for Military
Create your own spending plan.
For pdf version, click HERE


COLA Overseas Cost of Living Allowances Calculator
The Overseas Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is a non-taxable allowance designed to offset the higher overseas prices of non-housing goods and services.

OHA Overseas Housing Allowance Calculator
The Overseas Housing Program enables military members assigned overseas to privately lease housing on the economy. This program encompasses a reimbursement system designed to partially defray housing costs when on-base or government leased housing is not available.