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Your Naval Station Great Lakes Area Guide

By Lauren Lomsdale, USMC Spouse  The orders have come in, and the military gods have spoken. Your family is moving to Naval Air Station Great Lakes! Being so close to Chicago, there are a plethora of things for your family to enjoy while stationed here. But you’re a...

Your Joint Base Charleston Area Guide

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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 every type of family. The city has a lot of military due to the concentration of Naval and Marine Installations....


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Top 6 Date Night Ideas for Hampton Roads

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse Date Night can mean a lot of things depending on timing and mood. A Date Night after a deployment might call for a night of romance while a Date Night after a PCS might call for a casual night of relaxation and fun! Date Night Hampton Roads...

Newly PCSed to Hampton Roads? 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...

Summer Fun in Patuxent River

By D’Antrese McNeil, Navy Spouse Located just a little over an hour south of Washington D.C., lies Pax River. A small town located in Southern Maryland or SoMD for short. It’s a place where barns and corn fields line the main highway/road and it’s not uncommon to ride...

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