Blog Category Military Life

May 3rd, 2016
Kris Powers

In 1999, the Senate passed a resolution designating May as National Military Appreciation Month. That declaration encouraged the nation to observe and honor current and former members of the armed forces, including those who have died in the pursuit of freedom and peace. Each year the president makes a proclamation, reminding Americans of the important role the U.S. Armed Forces have played in the history and development of our country.

The 6 National Observances during National Military Appreciation Month 2016

August 28th, 2015
Military Spouse Advocate

I know many military spouses will see the title of this blog and think, “benefits, yeah right”, but hear me out. There are many benefits to being a military spouse, you just need to be reminded sometimes. With all the difficulties we face, it can be hard to find the silver lining. Don’t worry I am here to show it to you.

1. I can change a tire, jump a car battery, and cook supper too!

August 17th, 2015
Military Spouse Advocate

It's the dreaded “D" word! No it’s not diet or divorce, its deployment! In every military spouse’s life he or she will have to face a deployment at least once, if not multiple times. My husband and I have been through five deployments. It never gets easier, but there are ways to make it more tolerable.

July 23rd, 2015
Military Spouse Advocate
Summer is heating up and temperatures are hitting record highs all around the country. If your kids are anything like mine, anxiety levels are also being rising with the end of summer approaching and the prospect of a new school year on the horizon. Here are a few tips and tricks to keeps the kids entertained while we get work and studying done!
May 25th, 2015
Kris Powers
Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May and originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades
May 4th, 2015

Support a Military Family Now!

February 12th, 2015
Angela Caban
Whether you’re retiring from the military after twenty years or more of service, or separating after just one contract, the change will affect all areas of your life including your relationship with your spouse or significant other.
January 14th, 2015
Angela Caban
Here, we will tell you a few things that you can do when wondering how to prepare for tax season long before the tax season actually gets here.
November 24th, 2014
Angela Caban

By: Jennifer M. Morrison

The holidays are always a time to make military members and their families long for the familiarity of their hometown, some cases home country.  Often times it’s difficult for families to make the trip back home because of leave availability, training schedules, and money.  So if you’re planning on celebrating the holidays far from home this year, we have some tips to help make it as festive as possible.

Embrace It

November 18th, 2014
Angela Caban

Planning to leave the military can be frightening. On it's own, the military is a different world. This world we live in day-to-day, and now everything is changing. Whether you are thinking about it or have started the process, don't let the thought of planning out your life overwhelm you.

So, where do you start?