Married to the Military: A Survival Guide for Military Wives, Girlfriends, and Women in Uniform

Married to the Military: A Survival Guide for Military Wives, Girlfriends, and Women in Uniform

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The Unofficial Scoop on Military Life

Whether you're dating, engaged, or married to an active military servicemember or reservist -- or you've just signed up yourself -- you may feel as if you've somehow married the United States military! While there are plenty of orientation books for him, there are almost no handy, user-friendly resources for you. Meredith Leyva, a military wife and founder of CinCHouse.com, the Internet's largest community for military wives, girlfriends, and women in uniform, details everything you need to know to manage day-to-day issues and get on with the adventure of military life. From relocation to deployment, protocol to finances, and career to kids, Leyva offers time-tested advice about:

• Keeping your love life together during deployments
• Relocating yourself and your family around the world
• Maintaining your own career when you're expected to move every three years
• Understanding what pay and benefits you're entitled to -- and how to maximize them
• Translating those odd acronyms and jargon

Written by a seasoned military wife, this smart and savvy guide will help you take control at every point of your servicemember's career -- from filing marriage papers as newlyweds to choosing prenatal and child care when you start a family to figuring out his pension when he's ready to retire.

Product Details

  • Author: Meredith Leyva
  • Publication Date: 2009-07-14
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Touchstone
  • Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 836L x 542W x 56H
    • Weight: 44
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 830L x 540W x 60H
    • Weight: 45
  • List Price: $14.99
  • ISBN: 1439150265
  • ASIN: 1439150265

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