military spouse employment

Don’t Let a PCS Kill Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

By Jenny Hale, The Military Social Media Guru As a military spouse interested in entrepreneurship or building a business already, PCS orders can make your heart sink. Any move can. I moved six times to four states in less than two years to pursue a civilian career with the military, but I had one thing really Read more about Don’t Let a PCS Kill Your Entrepreneurial Spirit[…]

Fort Knox

Moving to Fort Knox?  What Military and Veteran Families Need to Know.

By Jenny Hale, The Military Social Media Guru Fort Knox is a great place to live with a ton of things to do in the area.  The installation may be on the small side, but it has very important missions for the Army, including being home to Cadet Command and the Human Resources Command. Your Read more about Moving to Fort Knox?  What Military and Veteran Families Need to Know.[…]

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.[…]

Hawaii

What to Expect from the 2018 Housing Market in Hawaii

By Carla Olivo, Director of Strategic Communications Moving every couple of years per the military lifestyle can intimidate anyone out of buying a house. Yes, it can be a gamble, but thousands of mil-families roll the dice so to speak and come out with a really good investment. We bought three homes during my husband’s Read more about What to Expect from the 2018 Housing Market in Hawaii[…]

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[…]

Moving to Fort Sam Houston? What Military Families Need to Know

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Fort Sam Houston is one of three primary locations that comprise Joint Base San Antonio. The Air Force is the lead agency for Joint Base San Antonio, which in addition to JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, includes JBSA-Lackland and JBSA-Randolph. San Antonio is on the southwestern corner of an urban mega-region known Read more about Moving to Fort Sam Houston? What Military Families Need to Know[…]

Moving to Lackland AFB? What Military Families Need to Know

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Your orders say Lackland AFB. And you are excited to be moving near the seventh-most populated city in the United States, San Antonio! This popular western urban center is on the southwestern corner of an urban mega-region known as the Texas Triangle comprised of Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio. What Read more about Moving to Lackland AFB? 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[…]