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The Will to Win
Why Active Duty Military Choose USBA Plus SGLI, and Veterans Choose USBA Over VGLI
If you grew up with video games based on combat, there was a time when the will to win meant working your thumbs faster than the other player. But now that you’re serving your country, you know the will to win goes a lot deeper.... More

Reinforcements at the Ready
Why Smart Service Members Back Up Armed Forces Life Insurance with USBA
Back in the 20th century, warfare ran on rules of engagement. You had a defined enemy, a clear objective in battle, and a sense of how to calculate the cost of victory.... More

Why Veterans Should Consider USBA vs. VGLI
Choosing life insurance after the military
In the military, everybody gets standard issue. In basic, you learn to march in step. Even on active duty, you wear the same camo, chow down in the same DFAC, rack out in the same CHU, hear the same jokes from the same buddies.... More

Make an Insurance Check-Up Your New Year’s Resolution
Reviewing your current insurance policies should be done every year to ensure you’re adequately covered and everything is keeping pace with the changes in your life as well as the world around you. Consider the following:... More

Life Insurance After Leaving The Army
A strategy for your future
Army taught you the value of strategy, and Army life insurance was a key part of its strategy for you. Thanks to the Army's SGLI coverage, you could concentrate on the mission, knowing that your family would be taken care of in the even... More

How Life Insurance Works
Why do we need life insurance?
If you're single and have little or no debt, you probably only need to consider the cost of final expenses in case you were to die. If you have a sizable savings account or other assets, you may not need to worry about life insurance at all... More


Useful Links

VA Home Loan Centers
A Home Loan Centers is an approved VA lender that not only saves veterans money, but also provides free resources via their Honor Role blog. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter at @VAHomeLoanCtrs.

Affordable Colleges Online - ROTC Guide
A no-cost, expert-driven guide that shows college students (and their families) how ROTC programs can help fund their degrees. In addition to discussing ROTC enrollment basics, the new resource provides a detailed breakdown of the various financial rewards available in each service branch and the commitments required to qualify for them.

American Gold Star Mothers
A Veterans Service Organization comprised of mothers who have lost a son or daughter in the service of our country. Established in 1928 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1984, American Gold Star Mothers continue to honor our sons and daughters through service to veterans and patriotic events.

California Department of Veterans Affairs
CalVet is dedicated to serving veterans and their families to ensure they receive the treatment, dignity, and respect they deserve.

Careers in the Military
Career exploration for all branches of the military: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.

Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS)
Agency website for the organization responsible for ensuring financial resources supplied by the American taxpayers are accounted for properly.

Explore VA
Provides resources for Veterans and their families interested in learning about and applying for health care benefits, including benefit eligibility, the application process, specific types of health care benefits, like dental care and vision care, and spouse and dependents’ compensation eligibility.

Military One Source
A 24/7 Resource for Military Members, Military Families and the National Guard & Reserve.

Military Resource Guide from
Use this online "answer" resource to ask a wide-ranging expanse of military-related questions.

TRICARE’s official website. Learn about TRICARE eligibility and plans … plus medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage.

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Community Relations
The Office of Community Relations website, fostering public awareness and understanding of DoD missions, personnel, programs and requirements.

USO Inc.
Since before World War II, the USO has been entertaining the military to lift morale and express the gratitude and support of the American People.

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