Military - Just Military Loans
Wildcard SSL Certificate Military Loan Guarantee

What Does the Modern Military Family Look Like?

For the modern military family, life is often solitary, chaotic, and uncertain. Civilians have the luxury of five-year plans; you’re lucky to know where you’ll be in five weeks! The demographics of the “average” military family are always changing and while there’s no such thing as the status quo, it’s comforting to know that there are people who face the same challenges as you. A new infographic illustrates the current makeup of the modern military family. Family Life Fifty-six percent of active duty forces and nearly 58% of...

read more

Are Surprise Military Homecomings Always a Good Idea?

You see them at least once a month on the local or national news: stories about service members returning home from deployments and surprising their children in public. There are even two new TV shows that showcase such events: Lifetime’s “Coming Home” and TLC’s “Surprise Homecoming.” But are surprise reunions always a good idea? Not necessarily, some mental health experts say. Research has shown for decades that children with deployed parents suffer higher levels of anxiety and emotional problems than children in non-military...

read more

Is 3-D Printing the Future of Military Manufacturing?

The idea of creating everything from drones to military weapons from a 3-D printer sounds like something from a futuristic science-fiction novel. However, it’s becoming a reality across the globe. Three-dimensional printers are proving to be capable of creating almost anything, and experts say they could be the military’s key to keeping up with an endless demand for supplies – from drones to ammunition.Check out this video demonstrating how Army researchers use 3-D printers. The printers are turning up everywhere from the desks of home...

read more

Helpful Car-Buying Tips & Advice for Service Members

A lot of car dealers make it a point to market to members of the military, but don’t be dazzled by the incentives and the sweet talk, experts say. The minute a service member walks onto a car lot, salespeople identify them by their haircuts and by the way they walk and talk, according to Robert “Camo” Gleisberg, a retired Marine lieutenant colonel and a community education officer for Pacific Marine Credit Union, who teaches a car-buying class at Camp Pendleton. Military personnel are attractive targets for car salespeople...

read more

Should Energy Drinks Be Banished from Bases?

Energy drinks have become the top-selling cold beverages on Army and Air Force bases across the world. Now two doctors, concerned about the deaths of more than a dozen people who have consumed the drinks, have suggested that the beverages be banned  from the military completely. Dr. Pieter Cohen, an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard, and Col. Erin Edgar, command surgeon for U.S. Central Command, suggested banning the drinks in a March 2013 article in Stars and Stripes. The doctors point out that moderate doses of caffeine are safe...

read more

Operation Homefront: Providing Assistance to Military Families Affected by the Oklahoma Tornadoes

The tornadoes in Oklahoma have left nothing but devastation in their wake, affecting military and civilian families alike. Some have lost everything; others have lost precious pieces of their lives. Communities have come together in this time of crisis and organizations have pledged donations of items, time, and money to help Oklahoma rebuild. Operation Homefront is one such organization, and we’d like to thank them for their commitment to our military families. The organization provides emergency financial help to wounded warriors and...

read more