Date Night Fort Knox

By Jenny Hale, The Military Social Media Guru Fort Knox is a small installation in Kentucky.  It’s home to the Army’s Human Resources Command, Cadet Command, and the United States Bullion Depository (if y’all remember the Austin Powers movie).  While it may be small, the installation is conveniently located between multiple cities.  It’s approximately 45 Read more about Date Night Fort Knox[…]

11 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse Whether you’re planning for Spring Break or a weekend getaway, sometimes you just want something simple that doesn’t break the bank. Fortunately, there are military recreation facilities all over the country that could be just what you’re looking for. With lodging options ranging from rustic campsites to upscale lodges, the 11 Read more about 11 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition[…]

Military Spouses Who Get It & Bring it to Others

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse One of the things I like the most about the military community is the way people just “get it.” It’s so comforting to be discussing the stressors of an upcoming move with another milspouse. There’s no reason to explain the nuances of it, or to preface anything. You can just Read more about Military Spouses Who Get It & Bring it to Others[…]

Why I Love Being Stationed in Hawaii

By Alejandra Fernandez-Rubio, Army Spouse  Ah, Hawaii – land of perpetual sunshine and rainbows! Some people save throughout their entire lifetime to be able to spend a week in the islands. As military families, some of us have the opportunity to live here for years at a time and get paid for doing so! Fall Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in Hawaii[…]

Date Night NOVA

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Between deployments, PCSes, and just the rigors of  life in the military, it can be tough to find time to relax with your significant other. But it is important to take the time to do so to keep the relationship going. Date Night can mean a lot of things depending Read more about Date Night NOVA[…]

Fun Day Trips from Schriever Air Force Base

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse There are many fun, family-friendly things to do in Colorado Springs. But every once in a while, it’s nice to get out of town and take a day trip! Whether it’s visiting a national park or a natural landmark, there is never a shortage of things to do within Read more about Fun Day Trips from Schriever Air Force Base[…]

Fun Day Trips from Fort Carson

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse Colorado Springs is an awesome city with lots of things to do, but are you ready for a day trip out of town to explore the rest of Colorado? Colorado is a state blessed with many natural landmarks, state and national parks, outdoor recreational opportunities and interesting towns to Read more about Fun Day Trips from Fort Carson[…]

Why I Love Being Stationed in San Diego

By Audrey Smith, Navy Spouse It’s been exactly one year since our family of four made the cross-country move to San Diego from Georgia. In many ways, California has served as an ideal location for us. Because we fancy ourselves as an outdoorsy clan, the Golden State has yet to disappoint. Between the great trails Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in San Diego[…]

Why I loved being stationed in Colorado Springs!

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse The summer we arrived in Colorado Springs, the state was experiencing a drought, and the Waldo Canyon Fire had just devastated several of the communities on the western side of town. Many people we knew who had visited or lived in ‘The Springs’ said how much they loved it. Read more about Why I loved being stationed in Colorado Springs![…]

You know you are a ‘Mover’ but….

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse You know you are a ‘mover’ this year, but that’s all you know. Waiting on orders is frustrating. We usually had a short list of places where my husband might be sent. Sometimes you might have a say in where you end up, but we never did. And for whatever Read more about You know you are a ‘Mover’ but….[…]