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Best Navy ROTC Colleges in America Today

Interested in Joining the US Navy? Without any question, Navy ROTC colleges may be the best Option! ROTC acronym for Reserve Officers’ Training Corps is a program designed to prepare college students for future service in the U.S. Navy, Army and Air Force. Students interested in gaining exposure to the rigors of military training can…

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Retirement: Life After The Navy?

How do you see yourself spending your time after leaving the Navy? Each military branch offers support options to help you make the transition, but what are things you want to do and how do you plan for life after being in the military? As you set out to define your next steps here are…

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Death Benefits For Navy Veterans

Enrollment in the Navy Survivor Benefit Plan entitles your surviving spouse, children or insurable interest such as parent or business partner to continue receiving monthly payments (annuity) in the event your retirement pay stops due to your death. The SBP program is designed to protect your survivors against the risks of inflation, your early death…

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VA Home Loans Made Easy For Navy Veterans

The VA loan program is arguably the best mortgage program in the market today for all US Navy veterans, and an attractive option for qualified homeowners looking to take advantage of low rates and decrease their monthly mortgage payment. There’s no better time that in this current economic climate for military homeowners and veterans to…

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Even Navy SEALS Get Free Online College Courses

Navy service members have options when considering online schools. Even though being in the military takes a lot of time and energy, this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider opportunities to invest in your abilities and think about future goals. There are so many reasons why you should explore this option in more detail. You don’t…

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Long Before BUDS… You Must Go Through Navy Basic Training

Long before arriving or getting orders to Coronado for Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL training, every BUDS enlisted trainee must first get through Navy basic training. So, lets start with the basics of military life. You can feel that joining the military is a ‘strong’ decision and obviously a good one. For doing so, it is…

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Even Navy SEALS Get VA Home Loans

The GI Bill of Rights, signed into law in 1944 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944, did a lot for this nation’s economy in the post-World War II era. One facet of the GI Bill was the Veteran’s Administration Loan, which enabled many servicemen and their families to realize the dream of home ownership.…

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Navy Jobs In Case You Ring Out

First, not everyone should want to be or needs to be a Navy Seal. There are many supporting roles that offers equal value. With that, there are many different branches to the military, including the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, National Guard, and National Reserve. There are an extraordinary number of career and assignment opportunities…

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Before BUDS… Everyone Takes The ASVAB

If you are interested in the military, chances are you are fully aware of what the ASVAB is. According to the official site of the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Batter), "The ASVAB is a multiple-aptitude battery that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military. It is administered…

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Military Star Card For Military Families

The Military Star card has a lot of similarities to a bank card, such as Visa or MasterCard. It is a credit card that is accepted within the military exchange (Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard). There is no yearly expense to have the card, there is a low rate of investment, and it offers…

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