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Education & Career Planning for Family Members

Military family members serve alongside their Sailors, Marines, Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians, and Coast Guard personnel. It's important for your family members to know the value of an education and career planning. This page offers education and career planning resources with a focus on the military family. Some are available to the military member as well. We hope you'll become familiar with these options and share them with others. 
Latest DoD News
National Guard Makes Changes to Child Care Program for Troops during Drill Weekends
The National Guard Bureau has launched a second pilot program to offer soldiers in certain states child care during drill weekends after the first attempt launched nearly two years ago failed. READ MORE. 

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  • ASVAB Career Exploration Program

    The Department of Defense sponsors the ASVAB Career Exploration Program (CEP) with a two-part mission, to provide: a career exploration service to U.S. youth and qualified leads to military recruiters. The ASVAB CEP offers students a chance to explore all paths to careers - college, certifications, apprenticeships, licensure programs, and the Military - in one place.