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Resources for Military Families

Air Force Aid Society
The Air Force Aid Society is the official charity of the United States Air Force. The Society has promoted the Air Force mission by providing worldwide emergency assistance, sponsoring education assistance programs, and offering a variety of base community enhancement programs that improve quality of life for Airmen and their families.

Air Force Crossroads

This is the official community Website of the US Air Force, providing informatin on installations, finances, family member employment and much more.

Air Force Personnel Center
This site offers a wealth of information including Airman and Family Readiness Flight (A&FRF) programs and services, benefits and pay, and many helpful links.

Air Force Retirees Services
The Air Force Retiree Services Section, AFPC/DPSIAR, manages the Air Force Retiree Activities Program and the Survivor Benefit Plan; supports the Air Force Retiree Council; and advises the Air Force retirement community via various means of communication including the Afterburner, News for USAF Retired Personnel, and postings on the Internet.

Armed Forces Legal Assistance (AFLA)
This web site is a joint initiative of the Armed Forces legal assistance offices that aims to provide general legal information to the military community to enhance its readiness. The information provided through this Web site is for educational and general information purposes only. It is not legal advice.

Army Emergency Relief
AER is a private nonprofit organization incorporated in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff. AER's sole mission is to help soldiers and their dependents.

Army Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Office - Consumer Information
This site informs military members on personal legal affairs and preventive law.

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA) is a non-profit charitable organization established to provide financial aid to the entire Coast Guard family. While CGMA works closely with the U.S. Coast Guard, it is an independent corporation. Its mission is to promote the financial stability and general well being of Coast Guard people through interest-free loans, grants, and financial counseling.

Coast Guard Office of Work-Life
The Coast Guard's Work-Life Program is managed by the Office of Work-Life, a Headquarters program manager staff within the Health and Safety Directorate. This staff is responsible for establishing, developing and promulgating Work-Life policy and interpreting program standards for Coast Guard-wide implementation. The overall objective is to support the well-being of active duty, reserve and civilian employees and family members.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for the Consumer
This section of the FTC website offers practical information on a variety of consumer topics. The information here can help you avoid rip-offs and exercise your consumer rights.

ID Theft Complaint Links for Members of the Armed Services
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission maintains a special "Military Sentinel" website where members of the armed services can report identity theft complaints.

Military Homefront
MilitaryHOMEFRONT is the official Department of Defense web site for reliable Quality of Life information designed to help troops and their families, leaders and service providers. Whether you live the military lifestyle or support those who do, you'll find what you need!

Military Money Magazine

The magazine’s website explores such personal finance issues as money management, home and family life for military families, education and career advice, deployment and relocation, and transitioning to the civilian world. Find specific consumer Information on credit and money.

Military Saves
Military Saves encourages the military community to meet immediate needs and build long-term wealth through saving and debt reduction.

MyArmyBenefits is your official Army benefits resource for the Regular Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Family Members and Retirees.

Myarmyonesource.com provides accurate and up-to-date articles and information on various topics…from Army customs, home and personal safety, managing deployment to understanding military pay.

Mymoney.gov is the Federal Government's website dedicated to helping Americans understand more about their money - how to save it, invest it, and manage it to meet their personal goals. You can use the resources on this site to learn how to do these things and manage your money better.

National Association of Insurance Commissioners
This site addresses insurance issues for military personnel.

National Military Family Association (NMFA)
NMFA - “The Voice for Military Families” is dedicated to serving the families and survivors of the seven uniformed services through education, information and advocacy. NMFA’s Money and You provides a wide range of information that will help you take control of your personal finances by connecting you to wide range of services and materials helpful to service members and their families when dealing with financial matters.

Navy Fleet and Family Support Center
The Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP) provides unified, customer-focused, consistent, and efficient FFSP programs and services to support sustained mission and Navy readiness. We provide the right services at the right time, to strengthen personal and family competencies to meet the unique challenges of the military lifestyle.

Navy/Marine Corps Consumer Protection
This site provides consumer protection information on topics such as credit, debt, identity theft and more.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
The mission of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is to provide, in partnership with the Navy and Marine Corps, financial, educational, and other assistance to members of the Naval Services of the United States, eligible family members, and survivors when in need; and to receive and manage funds to administer these programs.

Navy 311
Navy 311 is a single point of customer service entry into the shore infrastructure and network of Fleet support providers, helping sailors any time, any where, any question.  As a 24/7/365 gateway, Navy311 addressed the following issues and more:

  • Systems and equipment: (e.g., hull, mechanical and electrical, weapon systems, IT, technical data).
  • Quality of life: (e.g., medical and chaplain care).
  • Personnel: (e.g., career, manpower, training).
  • Supply and logistics: (e.g., requisition follow-ups, ordnance, food service, household goods).
  • Installations and facilities: (e.g., environmental, public works, community support).


OnGuardOnline.gov provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.

SaveAndInvest.org is a free service of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation—helping protect you from investment fraud and providing information to help you confidently handle your finances.

Securities and Exchange Commission
(SEC) for Military Personnel and Their Families. The SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy has teamed with the NASD Investor Education Foundation and the Department of Defense on a multi-faceted financial education program serving members of the military and their families.


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