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5 Easy Steps for a College Move

By Jacqueline Olivo, USMC Daughter So your kid is soon to be off to college! The next stage of life is just around the corner – and so is the latest move in a long line of them, I’m sure. This move is a little different, though; so here are some tips and tricks for Read more about 5 Easy Steps for a College Move[…]

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Newly PCSed to San Antonio? We’ve got you covered!

How was your recent PCS? Disaster or delightful? Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over? Whether you are still reeling from the hit your furniture took or pleasantly surprised that you finally had a smooth move, your fellow military families need to hear from you. Write a review of your Moving Company for the Read more about Newly PCSed to San Antonio? We’ve got you covered![…]

Out & About Colorado Springs – Summer Edition

Summertime is a great time to enjoy Colorado Springs! From festivals, rodeos and fairs, to fireworks and hot air balloons, there is lots of fun to be had throughout the summer. Check out this list of fun things to do in the Springs from June through August. Out & About Colorado Springs – Summer Edition Read more about Out & About Colorado Springs – Summer Edition[…]

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Space A Baggage Overload

By John W Jackson Jr, USAF Ret. Space A Baggage Overload When traveling on military Space Available flights, commonly referred to as Space-A, many things can determine whether you will be able to board a flight. One thing that most people do not think about is their luggage or baggage overload. Since Space-A passengers are not Read more about Space A Baggage Overload[…]

Ft Bragg

Budget Friendly Family Activities at Fort Bragg

By Wendi Iacobello, Army Spouse Fort Bragg offers an array of activities that are perfect for families of all sizes.  Many family friendly activities are free or very low cost.  This helps those who are on a strict budget, but still want to enjoy family fun together. Check out some of the most popular family Read more about Budget Friendly Family Activities at Fort Bragg[…]

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PCSing While Pregnant

  By Megan Harless, Army Spouse, Stars & Stripes Doulas Congratulations on your pregnancy! Typically, adding a new member to the family is an exciting time. You decorate the nursery, go over your birth plan with your provider, and schedule when family will arrive to visit you. And then military life gets in the way. Read more about PCSing While Pregnant[…]

DITY

Top 5 Reasons I PPM/DITY

By Jenah Wieczorek, Army Spouse Every summer the PCS horror stories start to emerge, and they are downright terrifying. No family should be treated that way when moving….it’s stressful enough! Everyone always seems terrified at the prospect of moving their goods, but we tend to forget there are positives here also with a Personally Procured Read more about Top 5 Reasons I PPM/DITY[…]

Colorado Springs

Newly PCSed to Colorado Springs? We’ve Got You Covered!

How was your recent PCS? Disaster or delightful? Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over? Whether you are still reeling from the hit your furniture took or pleasantly surprised that you finally had a smooth move, your fellow military families need to hear from you. Write a review of your Moving Company for the Read more about Newly PCSed to Colorado Springs? We’ve Got You Covered![…]

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Moving to Joint Base Lewis–McChord? What Military Families Need to Know.

By Sonia Garza, Army Spouse A Near Century of History Fort Lewis (now known as Joint Base Lewis-McChord [JBLM]) has an almost 100-year history in the Pacific Northwest. What started out to be a small fort, has grown into one of the world’s largest military complexes. Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) was established in accordance with Read more about Moving to Joint Base Lewis–McChord? What Military Families Need to Know.[…]