Easter Egg Roll Program and Talent Line-up

Complete 2013 Easter Egg Roll Program and Talent Line-up The White House Office of Media Affairs For Immediate Release March 29, 2013 This week’s final announcement details the program, activities, and talent line-up for the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll, a tradition in its 135th year and the largest annual public event at the […]

Passover Brisket

Danya Devine, Director of Blog Community at MilitaryOneClick

This is my first shot at blogging…SURPRISE! My mother-in-law makes the best brisket.  I think I make it just as well now that I have had 15 years of practice!  We eat this recipe year round, but the first time I ever had it was during Passover.  It is one of my family’s favorite recipes.  […]

My Place in Northern Virginia

Courtesy of our blogger Danielle Gamiz “I want you all to take a look at these trees up here on the left,” the teacher said, directing our mass of toddlers and parents toward a group of trees with thin, black branches just off the wooded trail. “I know this tree!” I spontaneously announced to myself. […]

Staying Connected Through Service

Blog courtesy of our very own Rose Holland.  Thank you for this sweet story! Military Families give back.  We see it again and again. Perhaps it is something in the military culture that draws those who are willing to give of themselves. I enjoy volunteering with my husband and children. I know that our times […]

On Encountering The Other Through Travel

In honor of our March Travel Theme, blog courtesy of Shannon Van Heest Our plane landed at night, masking the city in ebony, making it like any other city.  We took turns at the ATM, withdrawing our first foreign currency, before loading onto a bus, jet-lagged.  The bus dove through traffic, horn honking, brakes slamming […]

Is Your Base one of 13 to Participate in Operation Live Well?

DOD Announces Pilot Sites for Healthy Base Initiative American Forces Press Service March 18, 2013 WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 – Thirteen pilot sites will participate in the Healthy Base Initiative, a demonstration project for the Defense Department’s Operation Live Well, Pentagon officials announced today. Operation Live Well is aimed at increasing the health and wellness […]