America’s Greenest Carrier

Story Number: NNS130219-10Release Date: 2/19/2013 1:20:00 PM By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Samuel LeCain, USS Carl Vinson Public Affairs USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) — Underway again Feb. 15, after eight months in port, Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are supporting conservation efforts and the preservation of the […]

MilitaryOneClick Announces DoD ‘Military Saves Week’ as Sequestration Approaches

MilitaryOneClick attended a Department of Defense blogger roundtable on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 discussing ‘Military Saves Week’ with guest speaker Sgt. Major Battaglia, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman. Washington, DC – MilitaryOneClick attended a Department of Defense blogger roundtable on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 discussing ‘Military Saves Week’ with guest speakers Sgt. Major Battaglia, […]

Sequestration: What it Could Mean for Your Family

Orignally published Feb 22 2013 by Karen at 5:05 pm under Legislation,sequestration Big sequestration-driven budget cuts are scheduled to take effect in seven days. The Department of Defense budget will be hit hard with $46 billion in cuts coming now, in this fiscal year (March- September 2013). If you are unsure about sequestration and what it all […]

5 Ways to Go Green, and Save

This content is provided courtesy of USAA If you’re like many consumers who want to adopt a more environmentally conscious lifestyle, you may have discovered some inconvenient truths. A hybrid car simply not in your budget? Solar panels not realistic for your home? If you’re budget-strapped but green at heart, consider a few easier ways […]

Part III of the Grass Isn’t Always Greener Series

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6 Reasons Military and Civilian Salaries Don’t Line Up Posted on Feb 11, 2013 | This content is provided courtesy of USAA This is the last installment in a three-part series about the challenges of transitioning from military to civilian employment. Part 1 | Part 2 By Maj. Alan Brown, military officer advisor, Corporate Communications […]

Jen’s Crunchy Chicken and Rice Casserole

This is my go -to casserole for big gatherings and/or baby meals – also my kids think the “crunch” are potato chips – but they are the water chestnuts (they still haven’t figured it out yet…) 3 cups cooked chicken dices (3-4 breasts for those of us who have no idea what 3 cups measures […]

Life in the Military Part 2

This story is courtesy of our guest blogger, Shannon Van Heest Our first married argument erupted during our DITY move to Pensacola for flight school.  Struggling up to our 2nd floor apartment under the weight of our dresser, we threw accusations about who was the worst organizer, planner, and pack rat.  Under that argument was […]