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USMC adds 6 weeks of primary caregiver leave for new parents

James Bolinger Stars and Stripes The Marine Corps has changed its parental-leave policy so that new mothers and fathers can spend more time with their children. The update – which went into effect June 14 and can be used by parents whos ... - More

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How to make the military deployment process smoother?

There’s a lot to consider before your spouse leaves on their next military deployment. No matter where they’re deploying to, or for how long, the checklist can help make the military deployment process smoother for you and your family. ... - More