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[…]

What to Expect from the 2018 Housing Market in Hampton Roads

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse Moving every couple of years per the military lifestyle can intimidate anyone out of buying a house. Yes, it can be a gamble, but thousands of mil-families roll the dice so to speak and come out with a really good investment. We bought three homes during my husband’s military career, Read more about What to Expect from the 2018 Housing Market in Hampton Roads[…]

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[…]

Moving to Joint Base Langley-Eustis? What Military & Veteran Families Need to Know!

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse So you are headed to Joint Base Langley-Eustis! The Hampton Roads area, often called “military-centric” is the birthplace of Colonial America and has the largest concentration of military installations of any metro area in the world. Nearly a fourth of the nation’s active-duty military personnel are stationed here. All five Read more about Moving to Joint Base Langley-Eustis? What Military & Veteran Families Need to Know![…]

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 […]

10 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – OCONUS Edition

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse                                                                                                      Read more about 10 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – OCONUS Edition[…]

Staying Connected to your Duty Station when You Live Out in Town

By Julie Provost, National Guard Spouse When you live on post/base, you have easy access to so many different amenities to keep you connected to the military lifestyle. If you live off post/base, you are little further removed from the military experience. Some people love this, yet others, while enjoy living off, want to stay connected Read more about Staying Connected to your Duty Station when You Live Out in Town[…]

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. 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[…]

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[…]