Blog Category Military Life
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
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!
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.
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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.
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?