• Brookings Panel Urges More Support for Military Spouses

    Brookings Panel Urges More Support for Military Spouses0

    Continued unemployment and underemployment among military spouses are hurting families and pose retention problems, experts said this week at a Brookings Institution event. “We have to find ways to put military spouses to work so that our families, not only are we retaining them, but when the service member transitions, we are now going from

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  • Second Lady Karen Pence Highlights Spouses’ Employment Challenges at ADC Summit

    Second Lady Karen Pence Highlights Spouses’ Employment Challenges at ADC Summit0

    Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence addressed the 2019 Defense Communities National Summit Tuesday afternoon with a speech that praised the contributions of military spouses and highlighted their employment challenges as they frequently move for service assignments. Below are a few highlighted quotes from Mrs. Pence’s speech: “First, I want to thank ADC

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  • In Our Communities

    In Our Communities0

    A bill is advancing in New Mexico that would waive professional licensure fees for service members, spouses and dependent children, according to the Kirtland Partnership Committee, which has helped guide the legislation. It passed a House committee unanimously Tuesday and is moving through other committees …. Canada became the sixth country to send a delegation

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