Is Private Life Insurance on a Civilian Valid in a War Zone?

Answer In its simplest form, a life insurance policy is a contract between you and the insurance company. You pay the premium, and they will pay a death benefit to your beneficiary if you die. Insurance c... Read More »

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You have problems deciding whether or not it would be a good idea to make the transition from military life to civilian life but don't know which is better please help?

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Do armed civilian contractors pay taxes on income earned in a combat zone?

Armed civilian contractors are required to pay taxes on income earned in a combat zone. Only U.S. Armed Forces and Reserves qualify for tax exemption while deployed in a combat zone. A civilian con... Read More »

Can a da civilian receive the commander's award for civilian service if they have not yet received the achievement medal for civilian service?

How is the military different from civilian life?

The military "owns" you - you have to "ask permission" for what you want. In civilian life, YOU call the shots!