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1/16/2015
Free resources for military-to-civilian job seekers


1/6/2015
US Military Members: Are SGLI and VGLI enough?


12/16/2014
Transitioning? Active duty service members get extension to access MilConnect


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12/1/2014
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11/15/2014
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Honoring deployed service members and their families
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4/1/2014
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2014 New Year’s Resolution: Find out if you have enough life insurance
1/3/2014
$2,000 college scholarship exclusively for USBA families
12/15/2013
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11/1/2013
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9/16/2013
Honoring Our Country’s Gold Star Mothers and Families September 29
9/2/2013
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8/1/2013
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6/15/2013
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5/15/2013
Celebrate Memorial Day with USBA
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4/15/2013
How to know if you have enough life insurance
4/1/2013
April is “Month of the Military Child”
3/15/2013
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3/1/2013
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2/19/2013
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1/16/2015
Free resources for military-to-civilian job seekers

If you or your spouse is transitioning out of the military in 2015, check out our USBA Military JobsTransitioning military holding combat boots Center. It’s a place to get help translating the rigorous training and life experiences  gained in the military into a rewarding civilian job.

Start by signing up here. You’ll get immediate access to an extensive library of fast-reading FREE white papers filled with tips, advice and strategies exclusively for military job seekers. Here are a couple of the most recent topics covered:

For additional help with your job search, visit the nation’s largest military placement agency, Orion International. Over 25,000 veterans like you have found careers thanks to Orion. The job placement services are 100% FREE. Register here to start your civilian career job search with Orion.

One more thing. If you’re leaving the military, make sure to sign up for $5,000 of no-cost Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance. This offer comes with a free membership to USBA which then entitles you to apply for any USBA life insurance, TRICARE supplement, or financial service product. This no-cost protection is our way of saying thank you for your service.


1/6/2015
US Military Members: Are SGLI and VGLI enough?

Are SGLI and VGLI enough?SGLI and VGLI max out at $400,000. Is this enough life insurance to protect your family? Make it a New Year’s resolution to find out.

You can do it right now using USBA’s online Life Insurance Needs Estimator. It only takes a few minutes.

If you need more than $400,000, USBA offers term and whole life insurance plans that provide as much as $650,000 in life insurance protection.

This insurance can be used to supplement what you already have. And if you’re about to transition out of the military, you can keep this USBA life insurance no matter where civilian life takes you. You can also purchase USBA life insurance for your spouse and children.

Interested in getting a free quote? It only takes a minute to get one online.

All USBA plans are underwritten by New York Life Insurance Company, a company that has insured American families for almost 180 years.


12/16/2014
Transitioning? Active duty service members get extension to access MilConnect

MilConnect logoGood news for transitioning TRICARE sponsors, their spouses, and dependent children 18 years and older. A recent initiative gives separating service members and their families more time to access important personal information as they deal with the details and changes of moving into civilian life.

This 6-month extension provides longer access to health care enrollments, eligibility and other personal information available through MilConnect. MilConnect is the online resource provided by the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC). Read more about it.

For more information about TRICARE and transitioning from the military, visit here.

And just a reminder, there is no extension being given for when your SGLI runs out. It still ends 120 days after you separate from military service. This means you could end up without life insurance. With the new year ahead, now’s a good time to make sure there’s no gap in your family’s life protection as you move from military to civilian life. It’s easy to do your homework online. You can start right here:

 


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