These 7 GIFs Describe the Deployment Wall Perfectly

(Photo: US Air Force, Airman Rhett Isbell) You know that moment during deployment where it feels like you just can’t make it another second? Maybe it’s because life sucker-punched you right when there was a comm blackout. Maybe it’s because it’s really hard to solo-parent. Maybe it’s another reason that makes deployment hard. Or maybe […]

It’s National Veterans Small Business Week

It's National Veterans Small Business Week

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has declared November 2nd-6th as National Veterans Small Business Week. This has been set aside as a time to focus on veterans, issues they may face, and the options available to them for sustaining their small businesses. During this time the SBA posts blogs on different topics, holds social media […]

Soldiers’ Angels Treats for Troops Program

Have you heard of the Soldiers’ Angels Treats for Troops program? This program is a Halloween candy collection program where local businesses accept excess Halloween candy from kids in exchange for goodies. The most popular businesses that participate are dental offices— but it is a great program for any location— gyms, schools, churches, and more! Once collected, […]

November is Warrior Care Month

In 2008, after reports of wounded troops being treated in “substandard facilities” came out in the Army News Service, the Department of Defense established Warrior Care Programs (WCP). These programs helped to create accountability and uniform standards of care across all the branches of military service. This included everything from the recovery process, going back […]

You Should Know These 13 Things About Geo-Baching

By Lizann Lightfoot Military spouses spend lots of time separated from each other because of deployments, training, and schools. Why would a military spouse ever volunteer to stay behind and remain separated from their service member when the military member moves to a new duty station? It turns out, there are many reasons this can […]

Watch These Halloween Movies on Halloween Night

What are your favorite movies to get you in the Halloween spirit?

Halloween Movie Recommendations to celebrate Halloween! Who doesn’t love a good movie night? Curl up with some popcorn, and your favorite candy. It’s the perfect way to spend an evening, especially on those chilly fall evenings! I’m all about a theme, so come October my viewing choice all revolve around Halloween! Here are some of […]