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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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Newly PCSed to Colorado Springs? We’ve Got You Covered!

How was your recent PCS? Disaster or delightful? Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over? Whether you are still reeling from the hit your furniture took or pleasantly surprised that you finally had a smooth move, your fellow military families need to hear from you. Write a review of your Moving Company for the Read more about Newly PCSed to Colorado Springs? We’ve Got You Covered![…]

Weekend Getaway to Vancouver

By Stephanie Montague, Military spouse If you’re stationed in the Puget Sound area, you have the advantage of being close to a beautiful, vibrant city with incredible mountain and water views and tons of outdoor activities, all within a few minutes of the downtown area. No, it’s not Seattle; it’s Vancouver, Canada! Vancouver is the Read more about Weekend Getaway to Vancouver[…]

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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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Fun Day Trips from Fort Belvoir

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse So many day trips, so little time! You can explore the streets of New York, dip your toes in the Atlantic Ocean in Delaware or walk the battlefields of Gettysburg all within a day’s drive of Northern Virginia. Here are our suggestions for some fabulous day trips from Fort Belvoir. Read more about Fun Day Trips from Fort Belvoir[…]