A Few of our Favorite Things – PCSgrades Holiday Gift Guide

By Jenah Wieczorek, Head Shopper for an Army Family of 4  Holiday Shopping Guide With small business Saturday and Christmas upon us, I got to thinking about my favorite Military Spouse and Veteran-owned businesses. These brands have something for everyone on your holiday list, military or not. Before you rush out for your holiday shopping, see Read more about A Few of our Favorite Things – PCSgrades Holiday Gift Guide[…]

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[…]

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 […]

The Military Retiree Advantage When Traveling Space A

By John W Jackson Jr, USAF Ret. Military Space A flights, otherwise known as HOPS, are available to authorized personnel after all mission requirements have been met and there is still sufficient space available to accommodate passengers safely.  Always remember that Space A is a privilege, not a right.  This privilege can be revoked at Read more about The Military Retiree Advantage When Traveling Space A[…]

Moving to Southeast Arizona? What Military Families Need to Know

Article by: Rebecca Alwine Special thank you to Amy Wilson for the wonderful photos! You have orders to Southeast Arizona! Living out west may be going home for you or, like many military families, it might be a brand new adventure. Living in a desert climate can be quite a different experience if you have Read more about Moving to Southeast Arizona? What Military Families Need to Know[…]

10 Family Activities to Commemorate Memorial Day

Written by: Carla Olivo Memorial Day signals the beginning of the summer season: barbecues, trips to the beach, catching fire flies, eating ice cream cones and building sand castles. But more importantly, it is a day to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. With all the summer fanfare, it can be difficult to Read more about 10 Family Activities to Commemorate Memorial Day[…]