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.[…]

Staying Connected to your Duty Station when You Live Out in Town

By Julie Provost, National Guard Spouse When you live on post/base, you have easy access to so many different amenities to keep you connected to the military lifestyle. If you live off post/base, you are little further removed from the military experience. Some people love this, yet others, while enjoy living off, want to stay connected Read more about Staying Connected to your Duty Station when You Live Out in Town[…]

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![…]

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[…]

Pensacola

Moving to Pensacola? What Military & Veteran Families Need to Know

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse For Navy and Marine families, being stationed near the water may be par for the course, but ask anyone how they feel about being stationed in Pensacola and you’ll see their eyes light up. The weather is great. The beaches are beautiful and seafood is fantastic. Pensacola is the oldest Read more about Moving to Pensacola? What Military & Veteran Families Need to Know[…]

We’re Not Going To Take It Anymore!

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Is it just me or has this PCS season been one of the worst ever? Just spend an afternoon checking out posts on Facebook. The stories of PCSes gone bad are heart-wrenching! The Lost During My PCS website is full of people looking for lost belongings or venting over a Read more about We’re Not Going To Take It Anymore![…]

Moving to Fort Wainwright? What Military Families Need to Know

By Kennita Williams, Air Force Spouse Being stationed in Alaska offers some unique opportunities and challenges that you might not experience at another duty station. Army Spouse Kennita Williams offers this info about the Fairbanks area. If you are currently stationed at Fort Wainwright, please let other military families know what you like and don’t like Read more about Moving to Fort Wainwright? What Military Families Need to Know[…]