Happy Birthday to the US Navy

Happy Birthday to the US Navy

October 13, 2020 marks the 245th birthday of the U.S. Navy. On this day in 1775, the Continental Navy was formed. It consisted of only a small fleet of ships that patrolled the waters for no other reason than to intercept the supply ships for the British Army troops at or near the colonies.  The […]

How to Take in Your Base’s History

How to Take in Your Base's History

Living on or near a military base is a cool experience. No, seriously! It’s not something that everyone gets to do. And as military spouses, it’s also something we can easily take for granted. Statues, historic markers — they’re there, they’re always there, and they’re always something different, blah blah. Some of the richest, most […]

It’s Time For Ms. Veteran America

It's Time For Ms. Veteran America

On the surface, Ms. Veteran America may look like any other beauty pageant. However, this is so much more than a pageant. A private charitable organization, Final Salute, Inc., is the direct beneficiary of this competition. The mission of Final Salute is to support homeless women veterans and their children.  Women veterans are currently the […]