5 military marriage lessons from ‘This Is Us’

5 military marriage lessons from 'This Is Us'

By Amy Bushatz, Military.com and Spousebuzz.com The popular TV drama “This is Us” debuted last fall, and TV viewers everywhere fell head-over-heels in love with the heart-wrenching stories of the Pearsons; their relatable, intertwining struggles; and their extended families. Like so many real people, the Pearsons’ lives and relationships in season one were complicated. We […]

Retired Army colonel prepares for space station mission

Retired Army colonel prepares for space station mission

By Sean Kimmons, Army News Service When retired Army Col. Mark Vande Hei blasts off into space later this year for a five-month mission aboard the International Space Station, he’ll be proud to play a part in helping advance the human race. But what he really can’t wait for, he said, is the stellar view […]

Star Card at the commissary: Good or bad?

Star Card at the commissary: Good or bad?

By Kate Horrell, Military.com The military personal finance world is aflutter over Commissary Military Star Card to Roll Out In October, by my colleague Amy Bushatz.  It’s true:  In October, you’ll be able to use your Star Card at the commissary.  Most of the people with whom I’ve spoken think it is a terrible idea, […]