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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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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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The NATO Phonetic Alphabet and Its Importance to the U.S. Military

The NATO phonetic alphabet is something that is used to offer improved communications when it is essential be be completely clear. Whether your communications are impacted by radio interference or the sound of a gun battle or other background noise, soldiers need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively. The alphabet, which is actually…

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What You Need To Know About Veteran Benefits

All About U.S. Veteran Benefits The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run military veteran advantage system with Cabinet-level status. It is administered by the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. History The Continental Congress of 1776 encouraged enlistments during the Revolutionary War providing retirement benefits for soldiers who were disabled. Direct…

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What Is The Military Star Card?

The Military Exchanges' Credit Card - the MILITARY STAR Credit Card - is accepted at all administration trades and can be utilized online and for list buys. It can be utilized at all AAFES, US Army, Marine Corps, US Navy and Coast Guard Exchanges. Similar to a bank card such as Master Card or Visa,…

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