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Deployment to PCSing, bootcamp to retirement (and everything in between)​

No matter the military branch or your age, where you’re stationed or your experience, there are some military life truths that are just universal. And one of them? Military life is so much better when you have a community… especially when you can take it with you. Welcome to the Jo, My Gosh! Community.

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MIlitary Life   Deployment to PCSing, bootcamp to retirement (and everything in between)

No matter the military branch or your age, where you’re stationed or your experience, there are some military life truths that are just universal. And one of them? Military life is so much better when you have a community… especially when you can take it with you. Welcome to the Jo, My Gosh! Community.

Enjoy!

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