Out & About in Pensacola – Autumn Edition

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse While native Pensacola families may be used to the year-round warm temperatures, military families that move here are frequently ready for fall come mid-October. Luckily, there are many adventures worth having when the temps drop enough to be outside all day. Here are some great ideas for adventure this fall Read more about Out & About in Pensacola – Autumn Edition[…]

Out & About Northern Virginia – Autumn Edition

By Rheanna Christine, National Guard Spouse Fall can be an exciting and fun time in Northern Virginia. In fact, it might be my favorite time of year here. Growing up in California I had the perks of wearing flip flops year round, and getting away with a light jacket in the coldest parts of winter. Read more about Out & About Northern Virginia – Autumn Edition[…]

Fun Day Trips from Fort Hood

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse They call it “The Great Place” and despite the fact that Fort Hood is one of the largest military installations in the country, you may want to venture out a bit during your time there. Located in central Texas, Fort Hood is an easy drive to some amazing surrounding cities. Read more about Fun Day Trips from Fort Hood[…]

Out & About Fort Wainwright/Fairbanks – Fall Edition

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse The days are getting shorter and the temps are definitely cooling off. But these are not reasons to start hibernating just yet. Here are some great family activities and events happening in the Fairbanks, Alaska area this fall. Festivals Buy your holiday pumpkins and enjoy games, activities, and story time Read more about Out & About Fort Wainwright/Fairbanks – Fall Edition[…]

Your Fort Gordon Bucket List

By Carla Olivo, Marine  Spouse If you’ve ever been stationed at Fort Gordon in Georgia, you know it is located within a few of hours of some major southern cities: Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston, SC, Columbia, SC, and Charlotte, NC. But if you don’t want to travel far, there are some great options for family events Read more about Your Fort Gordon Bucket List[…]

Out and About Fort Hood – Fall Edition

By Jenah Wieczorek, Army Spouse The kids are back in school. The weather SHOULD cool down at some point, and the Great Place is buzzing with family-friendly activities. Here are some ideas to get out and about. Check out these Fort Hood fall events. AROUND(ish) TOWN SEPTEMBER Movies on the Lawn:Sing! – September 16th from 7:30pm-10:30pm Read more about Out and About Fort Hood – Fall Edition[…]

Fun Day Trips from Hampton Roads

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Twenty-six miles of Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay beaches, wildlife refuges, scenic rivers, state parks, botanical gardens, 8,000+ acres of forests, 30 miles of hiking trails, and two fresh-water reservoirs will definitely keep you busy if you’ve recently relocated to the Hampton Roads/Newport News/Virginia Beach area. But if you are Read more about Fun Day Trips from Hampton Roads[…]

Out & About Fort Campbell – Fall Edition

By Julie Provost, National Guard Spouse Fall in middle Tennessee is beautiful. The leaves start to fall, the temperature is ideal, and the smells and sights of the season are everywhere. There are many Fort Campbell events and activities to keep you busy this season. Fort Campbell Events The Family Zone at Riverfest will be Read more about Out & About Fort Campbell – Fall Edition[…]

Can I follow my Service Member with Unaccompanied Orders?

By Lizann Lightfoot, Military Spouse For anyone dating or married to a military service member, “unaccompanied orders” can be a complicated and frustrating situation. I often see questions from people wanting to know whether or not their family should request unaccompanied orders, or whether they can follow their service member overseas with unaccompanied orders. As Read more about Can I follow my Service Member with Unaccompanied Orders?[…]

Tips to Make School Mornings a Breeze!

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse We’re on day 8 of back to school in my house, and we’ve made some changes this year. We moved this summer, which means a new house and new school district. It also means both of my kids are attending the same school! They get to ride the bus, and Read more about Tips to Make School Mornings a Breeze![…]