The Military Retiree Advantage When Traveling Space A

By John W Jackson Jr, USAF Ret. Military Space A flights, otherwise known as HOPS, are available to authorized personnel after all mission requirements have been met and there is still sufficient space available to accommodate passengers safely.  Always remember that Space A is a privilege, not a right.  This privilege can be revoked at Read more about The Military Retiree Advantage When Traveling Space A[…]

Date Night in San Diego

By Lauren Dyer, Marine Spouse Date night can take many different forms depending on what you want. You might opt for a romantic dinner followed by a walk on the beach. Or, you might want to go on a mini adventure and explore downtown. Whatever kind of date night you’re looking for, San Diego is Read more about Date Night in San Diego[…]

Popular Misconceptions of Space A Travel

By John W Jackson Jr, USAF Ret. There are many misconceptions about traveling with Space A (Space Available for military).  The first and most important misconception about Space A travel is that it is a “right”.  It is not.  It is a privilege, and it could be taken away from us at any time.  That’s Read more about Popular Misconceptions of Space A Travel[…]

Why Every Military Family Should Take a Staycation

By Rheanna Christine, National Guard Spouse As military families, we have such a unique opportunity to take “extended vacations” in places we might never have the opportunity to see. One of my own personal examples of this was Oklahoma City. I couldn’t imagine a scenario that would have taken me to that city except for Read more about Why Every Military Family Should Take a Staycation[…]

Fun Day Trips from MCAS Miramar

By Lauren Dyer, Marine Spouse If you happen to be lucky enough to get stationed at MCAS Miramar, then you’re in for a treat.  There are an endless amount of activities for every type of person.  Whether you like to spend a night on the town or spend the day outdoors, there is truly something Read more about Fun Day Trips from MCAS Miramar[…]

Affordable Vacation Options for Military Families

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse Sometimes vacations are planned far in advance. And sometimes, they are last minute four-day weekend kind of deals, where you load up the car before you really know where you’re going. One thing military family vacations should have in common is affordability. Tips from a Milspouse Military spouse Mylene Hollick, Read more about Affordable Vacation Options for Military Families[…]

Date Night in Washington D.C.

By Carla Olivo, PCSgrades Director of Strategic Communications Date Night can mean a lot of things depending on timing and mood. A Date Night after a deployment might call for a night of romance while a Date Night after weeks of long hours at the Pentagon or a PCS might call for a casual night Read more about Date Night in Washington D.C.[…]

Fun Day Trips From Camp Pendleton

By Carla Olivo, PCSgrades Director of Strategic Communications Coastal California is one of the most beautiful areas of the country. From Los Angeles to San Diego, Oceanside to San Clemente there is an abundance of things to see and do, all within a day’s drive of Camp Pendleton. Amusement Parks The mild Southern California weather Read more about Fun Day Trips From Camp Pendleton[…]