Ft Bragg

Out & About Fayetteville NC – Summer Edition

By Wendi Iacobello, Army Spouse The warmer months are perfect for outdoor activities in the Fort Bragg area. There is something for everyone from fitness to festivals. It is time to get Out & About Fayetteville! Check out this list of fabulous finds in the area from May through July. Out & About Fayetteville NC Read more about Out & About Fayetteville NC – Summer Edition[…]

Marines at Quantico

Fun Day Trips from Quantico

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse There is a little something for everyone within a day’s drive of Quantico! Head to the Virginia beaches, the North Carolina mountains or the Big Apple in New York and within a few hours, you have arrived! Here are our suggestions for some fabulous, fun day trips from Quantico. Fun Read more about Fun Day Trips from Quantico[…]

Why I Love Being Stationed in Northern Virginia

By Rheanna Christine, National Guard Spouse NoVA, DC Metro, DC, Maryland, the DMV….living here is like living in one giant state comprised of four different places. It’s really hard to talk about one and not mention one of the other states (or District) nearby. You can easily have co-workers living as far away as West Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in Northern Virginia[…]

Military brats

Military Kid Spotlight: Big Brother Kaden & Resiliency

By Lauren Lomsdale, USMC Spouse Big Brother Kaden & Resiliency There is no doubt that military kids are resilient. They experience the same emotional rollercoasters of military life as their adult counterparts, but unlike us, they have less of an ability to deal with it all. Military kids were given this life; they don’t choose Read more about Military Kid Spotlight: Big Brother Kaden & Resiliency[…]

Amazing Military Kids in a Nutshell

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse Amazing Military Kids Adaptable. Flexible. Resilient. We refer to them as “our littlest heroes” or “unsung heroes.” They are the part of the military family that did not get to “choose” this life and every April we celebrate them! Here’s why. The Smallest of Patriots Mil-kids can recite the Pledge Read more about Amazing Military Kids in a Nutshell[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Out & About Fort Leavenworth – Holiday Edition

By Jenah Wieczorek, Army Spouse It’s the most wonderful time of the year! There are so many fun things to do at Ft. Leavenworth and in the greater Kansas City area. We highlighted a few of our favorite Fort Leavenworth activities below. AROUND TOWN • Ft. Leavenworth Tree Lighting Ceremony December 1st from 4-6pm at Read more about Out & About Fort Leavenworth – Holiday Edition[…]

Thanksgiving Service, Military Style

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse One of my favorite things about the military is the tradition that surrounds everything they do. In November, there are several traditional events the military celebrates, from the Marine Corps Birthday Ball to Veterans Day to Thanksgiving Service. Thanksgiving isn’t unique to the military, as the rest of the United Read more about Thanksgiving Service, Military Style[…]