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Selling on Etsy for military spouses


Military spouses often struggle to find jobs and build careers. Frequent moves, solo parenting and the unknowns of military life make it challenging to find...

Veterans Benefits Resources


Do you need help understanding and applying for VA benefits? That includes monthly financial support, education, vocational rehabilitation and...

USBA DoD Blended Retirement System Comparison Calculator


The long-awaited Department of Defense Blended Retirement System Comparison Calculator is now available online. It helps eligible service...

USBA Veterans Choice Improvement Act extension


The recently passed Veterans Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act both extends and expands an important program at the Department...

USBA Commissary Changes


Two big changes are coming to U.S. military commissaries worldwide as a result of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). They affect...

USBA Crisis Hotline Blog photo


According the Department of Veterans Affairs, roughly 20 veterans a day commit suicide nationwide. The VA study also shows approximately 70%...

USBA Veteran Holiday gift ideas


What do deployed troops really want to find in their care packages this holiday season? It turns out, some of the most appreciated gifts are practical items...

Tootsie rolls helped during the Korean War


Transitioning US military veterans interested in becoming entrepreneurs may not realize how much their military training and experience have already...

Comparing VGLI to USBA Life Insurance plans for military


If you’re reading this on a computer, tablet or smart phone, you’ve got everything you need to get an instant USBA life insurance quote – and...

Veterans with PTSD getting wolf therapy


Among the millions of Americans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are many veterans who have transitioned out of the service...

Check on U.S. State Veteran Benefits


While most people know about federal benefits available to U.S. military veterans, not everyone is familiar with the valuable benefits offered by...

USBA 2016 Memorial Day Parade


For nearly 70 years, Washington, D.C. was without a Memorial Day parade to honor our Armed Forces on this sacred day. In 2005, this changed. The...