How to Prepare for an Overseas PCS

How to Prepare for an Overseas PCS

Here is the dirty little secret about OCONUS relocation: It’s the most stressful, most time-consuming, and most memorable PCS your family will ever encounter. The rare Armed Forces gift of an OCONUS (Outside the Continental United States) duty assignment morphs the standard moving day jitters into a process of antacid-popping anxiety. But once you conquer […]

5 Myths About Military Spouse Friendships

5 Myths About Military Spouse Friendships

This article originally appeared on Soldier’s Wife, Crazy Life. Friendships are a must in military life, but so many times we hear things about military spouse friendships that aren’t exactly true. This post is all about that. Over the years I have heard from military spouses that they are either afraid to make friends with other […]

Operation Purple Camp Locations Announced for 2020

Operation Purple Camp Locations Announced for 2020

This article originally appeared on MilitaryBridge.com Operation Purple Camps are a wonderful opportunity for military children to spend a week at camp. This article will let you know more about them as they may be an option for your own children. Since 2004, Operation Purple Camp has served over 64,000 Military Kids.  Operation Purple Camp […]

The Downside to Life as a Military Brat

The Downside to Life as a Military Brat

Editor’s Note: This article by Carla Olivo originally published on Task & Purpose. Life as a military child can be quite a unique experience. There are definitely some downsides and some very challenging moments. This article talks about the experiences of military brats in our military communities. “RESILIENT” “FLEXIBLE” “MATURE” Words often used to describe […]

5 Reasons Why Military Spouses Need to Vote

Military Spouses Need to Vote

This article originally appeared on Soldier’s Wife, Crazy Life. We are now into another election season. It is so important for us military spouses to get out there and vote, no matter who you are. Here is a post all about the reasons why military spouses need to get out there and have their voices […]