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Your Fort Leonard Wood Area Guide

By Siera Redmond, Army Spouse Welcome to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. This popular Army Duty station welcomes you with open arms. Given the large population of Active Duty and retirees, you’ll feel the spirit of the Army at your arrival. The locals affectionately call...

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Your Fort Bliss TX Area Guide

By Cathy Artino, Army Spouse                                                                       Photo credits: Jennifer Binford Photography Welcome to the home of America’s Tank Division and the Army’s Sergeant Major Academy, where the sunsets are truly stunning...

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Your Laughlin AFB Area Guide

Author: PCSgrades Staff The orders say Laughlin Air Force Base - now what? Laughlin AFB is the largest pilot training base in the Air Force. Home to 47th Flying Training Wing, the base was established in 1943 and graduates more than 300 students per year. So let's...

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Your Joint Base Charleston Area Guide

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse You’ve got orders to South Carolina’s Lowcountry!  What exactly does that mean? What is the weather - Charleston SC? Is it military friendly? Coastal Carolina features beautiful beaches, saltwater marshes, southern plantations and a...

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Your Naval Base San Diego Area Guide

PCS orders to Naval Base San Diego? Congratulations and welcome to the Southern California Coast!  The area has a lot to do and see and has something for everyone. The city has a lot of military due to the concentration of Naval and Marine Installations. So read below...

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Your Fairbanks, Alaska Area Guide

By Carla Olivo, Marine SpouseUp for a little midnight sun? It's been said the Fairbanks region of Alaska will awaken the spirit and nourish the soul. But there is much more to living up north than just Fairbanks Alaska weather!Unique is one word that comes to mind....

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Your Creech AFB Area Guide

By Carla Olivo, USMC spouse Near Indian Springs in Clark County Nevada, Creech Air Force Base is home to the 432d Wing, and the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft systems. Up until the mid-2000s, Creech was known as the Indian Springs Air Force...

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Randolph AFB Area Guide

Your Guide to Randolph AFB Your orders to Randolph AFB mean you are headed to one of the major military installations housed under the name Joint Base San Antonio. The Air Force is the lead agency for JBSA, which is comprised of three primary locations at JBSA-Fort...

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Your MCAS Yuma Area Guide

By Rebecca Schmidt, Marine Spouse Yuma, Arizona may not be the top duty destination on everyone’s list, but ask any Yuma transplant, this city is oozing with small-town charm that just might win you over. Located in the desert southwest, Yuma is nestled between the...

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Your MCBH Area Guide

Author: Sarah Hogan, Navy Spouse Aloha! It’s a beautiful day in Hawaii nei.  If you have orders to Hawaii, you have been afforded one of the military’s most beautiful duty stations. The land on which MCBH sits has a long and storied history through the World Wars as...

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