1. myCAA Helps Military Spouses Succeed
    The My Career Advancement Account Scholarship (myCAA) is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship helps military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high demand, high growth portable career fields and occupations. Although many spouses are eligible, they are not taking advantage of this program! To learn more and discover other Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, click here.
  2. DHS is Hiring Veterans
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a push to hire Veterans. DHS is seeking hundreds of qualified Veterans to fill mission-critical positions in law enforcement, business operations, budget/finance/accounting, information technology, intelligence, and more. Over the next several weeks, the DHS is hosting webinars which will provide information on DHS career opportunities, veterans appointing authorities, effective resume writing, veterans' preference, and more. If you know of a veteran who is interested in a rewarding career with the Department, go to this announcement for more information.
  3. Preventing Summer Learning Loss
    During the summer, children can experience what is often referred to as a “summer slide,” due to the sudden lack of homework and reading over the three-month period. Help your child avoid having to catch up in the fall by following these tips from the Marine and Family Child and Youth Programs.
  4. New Workshop to Help Manage Money
    Have you ever run to the store for a specific item and wondered how you ended up with three bags full of purchases, then vowed never to let it happen again? Luckily, there’s help for that. Your installation’s Personal Financial Program has a workshop to help you recognize the messages and habits that may be sabotaging your financial goals. Contact your local Personal Financial Management Specialist (PFM) today to schedule your workshop.  
  5. MCX Special on PODS
    POS season is here! Are you packing and completing your move on your own? PODS storage containers are available for you to use — and they’re perfect for DITY/PPMs. The MCX is offering up to a ten percent savings on your PODS rental with the discount code EXCH. Visit pods.com/militaryexchange for more information. While completing your moving plans, be sure to enter a chance to win one of two $250 MCX Gift Cards! The contest period lasts July 3–August 3. Enter at http://mkto-mail.pods.com/MCX_Gift_Card_Sweepstakes.html.