Fort Bragg

Why I Love Being Stationed at Fort Bragg

By Wendi Iacobello, Army Spouse Fort Bragg and the surrounding area gets a bad reputation most of the time. If you move here with an open mind, you will find many ways to enjoy this area. Even though I am a small town girl and a North Carolina native, I was not thrilled about leaving my Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed at Fort Bragg[…]

Moving to Marine Corps Base Quantico? What Military Families Need to Know.

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse Welcome to the Crossroads of the Marine Corps! Marine Corps Base Quantico is located in northern Virginia between Fredericksburg and Washington D.C. and is part of the National Capital Region. There are approximately 4,000 military service members and their families living on MCB Quantico. It is home to the Read more about Moving to Marine Corps Base Quantico? What Military Families Need to Know.[…]

Quantico Marines

Out & About Quantico – Spring Edition

The weather is finally getting warmer and the days are getting longer. Which means it’s time to go outside the gates of Marine Corps Base Quantico and check out what the locals in Stafford County have to offer! Out & About Quantico – Spring Edition Not to be Missed! If you don’t do anything else Read more about Out & About Quantico – Spring Edition[…]

Marine Corps Museum

Your Quantico Bucket List

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Quantico is on the list of many military installations that make up the National Capital Region. The Pentagon, Fort Belvoir, Fort Myers, Joint Base Bolling and Andrews AFB are all places where you could venture out every day and experience something totally new and unique. Here is Your Quantico Bucket List of “once in a lifetime” Read more about Your Quantico Bucket List[…]

Marines at Quantico

Fun Day Trips from Quantico

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse There is a little something for everyone within a day’s drive of Quantico! Head to the Virginia beaches, the North Carolina mountains or the Big Apple in New York and within a few hours, you have arrived! Here are our suggestions for some fabulous, fun day trips from Quantico. Fun Read more about Fun Day Trips from Quantico[…]

Why I Love Being Stationed in Northern Virginia

By Rheanna Christine, National Guard Spouse NoVA, DC Metro, DC, Maryland, the DMV….living here is like living in one giant state comprised of four different places. It’s really hard to talk about one and not mention one of the other states (or District) nearby. You can easily have co-workers living as far away as West Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in Northern Virginia[…]

Fun Day Trips from Jacksonville NC

By Sarah Hogan, Navy Spouse North Carolina boasts a rich history of pirates and colonists, abundant sea and wildlife, and relaxing beaches. Day trips from Jacksonville NC and Camp Lejeune abound along the coastline and inland. Day Trips from Jacksonville NC Topsail Island—35 minutes Make a day of the 26-mile long Topsail Island which is Read more about Fun Day Trips from Jacksonville NC[…]


Your Tinker AFB Bucket List

By Lyndsey Borden, Army Veteran Many military families create a “Bucket List” of things to do and see each time they PCS to a new location. Tinker Air Force Base sits in the heart of Oklahoma. There are plenty of fun places to visit while your family is stationed here. Some of these great options Read more about Your Tinker AFB Bucket List[…]

Camp Lejeune

Your Jacksonville, NC Bucket List

By Laura Schofield, USMC Spouse Driving into Jacksonville, North Carolina, for the first time can be, frankly, underwhelming. It’s a small, fairly average American city, sprinkled with local businesses, chain stores, and the usual establishments that crop up around a military base. But, if you are willing to drive a bit, Camp Lejeune offers access Read more about Your Jacksonville, NC Bucket List[…]


Your Pensacola Bucket List

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse Nine things to do in Pensacola… no matter how long you’re stationed there! My time in Pensacola was short, and we knew that from the beginning, so we set off our very first weekend in town to make the most of it. We left the navy lodge on the beach Read more about Your Pensacola Bucket List[…]