Married to the Military: A Survival Guide for Military Wives, Girlfriends, and Women in Uniform
ISBN: 1439150265
EAN13: 9781439150269
Language: English
Publication Date: July 14, 2009
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 0.60" H x 8.30" L x 5.40" W
Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
The Unofficial Scoop on Military Life Whether you're dating, engaged, or married to an active military servicemember or reservist--or you've just signed up yourself--you may feel as if you've somehow married the United States military While there are plenty of orientation books for him, there are almost no handy, user-friendly resources for you. Meredith Leyva, a military wife and founder of CinCHouse.com, the Internet's largest community for military wives, girlfriends, and women in uniform, details everything you need to know to manage day-to-day issues and get on with the adventure of military life. From relocation to deployment, protocol to finances, and career to kids, Leyva offers time-tested advice about: -Keeping your love life together during deployments -Relocating yourself and your family around the world -Maintaining your own career when you're expected to move every three years -Understanding what pay and benefits you're entitled to--and how to maximize them -Translating those odd acronyms and jargon Written by a seasoned military wife, this smart and savvy guide will help you take control at every point of your servicemember's career--from filing marriage papers as newlyweds to choosing prenatal and child care when you start a family to figuring out his pension when he's ready to retire.