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. With lodging options ranging from rustic campsites to upscale lodges, the 11 Read more about 11 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition[…]

Military Spouses Who Get It & Bring it to Others

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse One of the things I like the most about the military community is the way people just “get it.” It’s so comforting to be discussing the stressors of an upcoming move with another milspouse. There’s no reason to explain the nuances of it, or to preface anything. You can just Read more about Military Spouses Who Get It & Bring it to Others[…]

Date Night NOVA

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Between deployments, PCSes, and just the rigors of  life in the military, it can be tough to find time to relax with your significant other. But it is important to take the time to do so to keep the relationship going. Date Night can mean a lot of things depending Read more about Date Night NOVA[…]

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[…]

Why I Love Being Stationed in San Diego

By Audrey Smith, Navy Spouse It’s been exactly one year since our family of four made the cross-country move to San Diego from Georgia. In many ways, California has served as an ideal location for us. Because we fancy ourselves as an outdoorsy clan, the Golden State has yet to disappoint. Between the great trails Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in San Diego[…]

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![…]

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[…]

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[…]

Military Life Challenges – Where to Turn for Help

Military life can be very challenging at times. Whether you’re dealing with a deployment, a bad PCS, PTSD, or a not-so-great neighborhood. The stresses can add up and take their toll. Our friends at the DoD BeThere Peer Support Call and Outreach Center have options for military and veteran families facing challenges. Military Life Challenges Read more about Military Life Challenges – Where to Turn for Help[…]

Space A Ingenuity At It’s Best

By John W Jackson Jr, USAF Ret. When traveling Space A it’s always nice to have hotel reservations ahead of time. It is one less thing to have to worry about. Of course, things don’t always go as planned and sometimes you have to make last minute sleeping arrangements. Or you are forced to find Read more about Space A Ingenuity At It’s Best[…]