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Out & About Hampton Roads – Spring Edition

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse Spring is a great time to get out and enjoy the Hampton Roads Area!  The weather is starting to warm up and there is plenty to do. Enjoy the many family-friendly Hampton Roads events this spring. Find some great ideas for Easter and Mother’s Day too! Hampton Roads events this Read more about Out & About Hampton Roads – Spring Edition[…]

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Why I Love Being Stationed in Hampton Roads

By Elizabeth Hedger, Air Force Spouse When my husband and I got word that we were PCSing to Langley we were shocked. It wasn’t a base that Tanker pilots normally move to so we had very little knowledge about it. With seven moves behind us our family of five was seasoned at moving and we Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in Hampton Roads[…]

11 Space-A Do’s and Don’ts

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse     If you’ve been following the PCSgrades blog series on Space-A travel, you’ve learned a lot over the past 9 months. You know the Space-A basics, what to pack, how to travel with kids, and what resources to access for more information. Space A Travel Before you claim expert status, Read more about 11 Space-A Do’s and Don’ts[…]

Out & About Destin – Spring Edition

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse It was a colder winter than usual in the Florida panhandle, but as the sun slowly gets warmer, the beaches are starting to fill up. There are some great opportunities this spring to explore your new duty station or hit up some old favorites before you PCS this summer. Here are Read more about Out & About Destin – Spring Edition[…]

Out and About Fort Knox – Spring Edition 

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and the Kentucky Derby! By Jenny Hale, The Military Social Media Guru Fort Knox is a great place to live in the spring.  First, you’re in horse country and the Kentucky Derby is held less than an hour away in Louisville, Kentucky! This is the biggest event of the year for Read more about Out and About Fort Knox – Spring Edition […]

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. CONUS Military Recreation Facilities With lodging options ranging from rustic campsites to Read more about 11 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition[…]

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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[…]

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[…]

Four Things Military Families are Looking Forward to in 2018

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse It’s been a humdinger of a year, and I don’t know about you, but it sure felt like military families were dragged through the thick of it. From the political protests to ongoing budget issues to North Korea and Africa, military families are feeling the pressure. But, with a new Read more about Four Things Military Families are Looking Forward to in 2018[…]