Blog Category Military Family

Young child writing
July 1st, 2022
Kris Powers

When soldiers are overseas, they sometimes get very lonely and miss home! Deployments can last months or even years. It’s the most thoughtful gesture for people in the homeland to send packages or mail to soldiers - especially single soldiers. When they receive mail, it helps them to remember people are thinking of them and their fight across the ocean is worth protecting our freedom. Upon research I found several organizations that make it easy for you to send mail or packages.

Month of the Military Child
April 4th, 2022
Kris Powers

April is military child awareness month! Let’s give credit to the kids that keep us going and their ability to adapt to the military life.



There are many things we learn from our military children including resilience, sacrifice, and bravery. These are all traits that we, as adults, need when we are beginning a new phase in our life. Starting or finishing school after a long break, changing career paths, moving across the country, making new friends, and more!

Credit: iStockPhoto Ukrainian Flag
March 12th, 2022
Kris Powers

With new information released every day on world events, military spouses are watching the news or reading updates from other spouses and worrying about their soldier’s possible future deployment. Taking in all this new information, they slowly get that gut wrenching feeling that they will soon be informed their spouse is getting shipped out to fight in a never-ending war.

Image of American flag with fireworks
July 3rd, 2021
Kris Powers

“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” – Elmer Davis



Independence Day is a celebration of the birth of United States of America and honors the U.S. Army’s commitment to defend the nation since 1775. Independence Day will be officially observed on Sunday, July 4, 2021, our nation’s 245th birthday.