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Space A Baggage Overload

By John W Jackson Jr, USAF Ret. Space A Baggage Overload When traveling on military Space Available flights, commonly referred to as Space-A, many things can determine whether you will be able to board a flight. One thing that most people do not think about is their luggage or baggage overload. Since Space-A passengers are not Read more about Space A Baggage Overload[…]

Weekend Getaway to Vancouver

By Stephanie Montague, Military spouse If you’re stationed in the Puget Sound area, you have the advantage of being close to a beautiful, vibrant city with incredible mountain and water views and tons of outdoor activities, all within a few minutes of the downtown area. No, it’s not Seattle; it’s Vancouver, Canada! Vancouver is the Read more about Weekend Getaway to Vancouver[…]

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[…]

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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[…]

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[…]

11 Things to Know About Flying Space-A With Kids

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse         If you’re new to Space-A flying – or you’re planning your first Space-A adventure with the kiddos – we’ve got you covered. Here are 11 important things you need to know about flying Space A with kids: how to plan, what to bring, and how to stay Read more about 11 Things to Know About Flying Space-A With Kids[…]

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[…]

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[…]