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Space-A: Wait or Go Commercial?

By John W Jackson Jr, USAF Ret. Military Space Available travel, commonly referred to as Space-A travel is a wonderful way to travel. It’s definitely not for everyone though. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn’t. You risk becoming stranded and have to make a decision. Do I continue to wait for a ‘free’ flight Read more about Space-A: Wait or Go Commercial?[…]

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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[…]

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The Before & After of Traveling Space A

By John W Jackson Jr, USAF Ret. Taking a vacation is an important part of living.  It’s taking a break from the everyday routine, or the PCS and getting away from it all for a while.  It’s good for your health to take a little break occasionally.  So when you do it, you want to Read more about The Before & After of Traveling Space A[…]

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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[…]

5 Japan Destinations You Can Visit and Stay on a U.S. Military Base

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse If you’ve never been to Japan, you’re in for a treat – and maybe a little bit of culture shock. Everything about Japan is drastically different from the United States, from the customs, to the food, to the style of lodging. Getting the full Japanese experience is fun, but if you Read more about 5 Japan Destinations You Can Visit and Stay on a U.S. Military Base[…]

4 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Space-A Travel Over the Holidays

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse With the holidays approaching, many members of the military community must travel long distances to spend time with loved ones. These trips can get expensive if you have to buy plane tickets for the whole family. Seems like a great time to save money by flying Space-A, right? Well, maybe not. Read more about 4 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Space-A Travel Over the Holidays[…]

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[…]

Possible Space A Program Changes for “Gray Area” Military Retirees 

By John W Jackson Jr, USAF Ret.  While Space A is a privilege for retirees, there are some retirees that do not have this privilege. There are different categories of retirees, some are eligible for Space A and some are not. But there are efforts to change the eligibility requirements. For a retiree to be Read more about Possible Space A Program Changes for “Gray Area” Military Retirees […]