Continuum of Resource Education

C.O.R.E. Mission Statement:  Provide continuing education for spouses to meet the unique challenges of a military lifestyle.

C.O.R.E. offers a selection of seminars, workshops, classes, and individuals dedicated to empowering the Navy spouse, educating the Navy family and, promoting the Navy lifestyle. 

If you have any questions or would like to submit individual workshop materials, please contact the C.O.R.E. Librarian by email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Want to know more about C.O.R.E. in your local area?  Please click below for assistance: 
C.O.R.E. of Hampton Roads
C.O.R.E. of Hawaii Ohana
C.O.R.E. of Northwest Region
C.O.R.E. of San Diego
C.O.R.E. of Washington DC
C.O.R.E. of Yokosuka

Navy Spouse Navigational Guide

A helpful introduction or reminder of Naval terminology. This booklet is perfect for new Navy spouses, upcoming workshops, and spouse conferences!

Navy Spouse Navigational Guide (PDF)

C.O.R.E. Sample Documents

These sample documents are intended to be used as a guideline for establishing a new C.O.R.E. unit.  Printable copies are provided below and may be customized for your group’s needs.

Mission Statement (PDF) (Word)
Memorandum of Agreement (PDF) (Word)

Workshop: Commanding Officer Spouse Scenarios

This helpful workshop provides Commanding Officer spouses the opportunity to examine varying scenarios and case studies, and discuss resolution methods.

CO Spouse Scenarios (PDF)

Workshop: Deciphering the Navy Code

This workshop includes a telephone skit that reviews misuse of subordinates and government property, integrity issues for the Commanding Officer and Executive Officer, using an office for personal gain, and Operations Security (OPSEC).

Ethics (PDF)

Workshop: Dealing with Difficult People

There are people who take the heart out of you and people who put it back in.
- Elizabeth David

In this workshop, participants examine how they define a difficult person, the different types of difficult people, preventing confrontation, and conflict resolution.

Difficult People (PDF)

Additional Workshop Materials

These materials can be used for any workshop, and can be customized to suit your group’s needs.  Please check back for downloadable information. 

Moving in the Military

The documents in this section, provided by NAVSUP and CORE San Diego, detail the moving process and offer reading options for you and your children.

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