Fort Bragg

Moving to Fort Bragg, N.C.? What Military Families Need to Know

By Wendi Iacobello, Army Spouse Fort Bragg, N.C. Fort Bragg, N.C. is the home of the 82nd Airborne Division, Special Operations Forces, 18th Airborne Corps, Air Force, and PsyOps. It is one of the largest Army installations in the world and is home to more than 50,000 active duty soldiers. Built in 1918, Fort Bragg spans Read more about Moving to Fort Bragg, N.C.? What Military Families Need to Know[…]

PCSing with Fido & Fluffy

Tips for PCSing with Fido​ & Fluffy

By Natasha Harth, USMC Spouse PCSing Moving can bring a whirlwind of emotions for the entire family, and it can be especially difficult for those that don’t have a voice. I don’t just mean our children. Well, in a way they are our children. I’m talking about our pets! Integral members of the family, yet Read more about Tips for PCSing with Fido​ & Fluffy[…]

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.[…]

Things to Keep in Mind When Renting Off Post/Base

By Bobbi Pack, Army Spouse You decided that this time around you don’t want to live on post/base so you have made the decision to rent from a civilian company and/or landlord.  Totally understandable, many military families choose this route, in fact we did several times.  I don’t want to scare or overwhelm you, but there are Read more about Things to Keep in Mind When Renting Off Post/Base[…]

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….[…]

Moving to the Eglin/Hurlburt Area? What Military Families Need to Know

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse Moving to the Eglin/Hurlburt Area? The panhandle of Florida has some of the most beautiful beaches and has several military installations. About an hour and a half east of Pensacola,  you’ll find Hurlburt Field and Eglin Air Force Base. Eglin is home to a variety of units, including Army Special Read more about Moving to the Eglin/Hurlburt Area? What Military Families Need to Know[…]

Moving to Fort Sam Houston? What Military Families Need to Know

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Fort Sam Houston is one of three primary locations that comprise Joint Base San Antonio. The Air Force is the lead agency for Joint Base San Antonio, which in addition to JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, includes JBSA-Lackland and JBSA-Randolph. San Antonio is on the southwestern corner of an urban mega-region known Read more about Moving to Fort Sam Houston? What Military Families Need to Know[…]

Moving to Lackland AFB? What Military Families Need to Know

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Your orders say Lackland AFB. And you are excited to be moving near the seventh-most populated city in the United States, San Antonio! This popular western urban center is on the southwestern corner of an urban mega-region known as the Texas Triangle comprised of Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio. What Read more about Moving to Lackland AFB? What Military Families Need to Know[…]

Randolph AFB

Moving to Randolph AFB? What Military Families Need to Know

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Your orders to Randolph AFB mean you are headed to one of the major military installations housed under the name Joint Base San Antonio. The Air Force is the lead agency for JBSA, which is comprised of three primary locations at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Lackland and JBSA-Randolph. Your Guide to Read more about Moving to Randolph AFB? What Military Families Need to Know[…]