MilSpouseFest, the modern network for military spouses, presented by USAA, was thrilled to have our first in-person events for 2022 in the National Capital Region, which included our first ever hybrid event, connecting spouses from around the globe! MilSpouseFest events are for military spouses from all branches of service including national guard and reserves. This was the first visit to the region since 2017.
Deployment. It’s a complex subject for us military spouses and equally sensitive for our children. So for April, the Month of the Military Child, MilSpouseFest spoke to an active duty Army family about how their children cope with deployment.
While military spouses span six different service branches, there are few opportunities for all spouses to come together in one place. Enter MilSpouseFest. MilSpouseFest’s new event season emphasizes on uniting together to create change and ignite passions– hence the theme Unite and Ignite. Presented by USAA, MilSpouseFest is hosting a comprehensive, year-long program that combines […]
Living throughout the world leads to many unique traditions, and military families know this better than most. Rather than the same-old holiday trends they knew as kids, they grew up to experience the world. This means learning how other cultures celebrate, collecting their goodies, and trying their seasonal holiday recipes. Best of all is that […]
There are a few things you should know before you get a dog during military life. Speaking from personal experience and a few shockers, here are a few things I didn’t know or considered when I decided to get a dog or two. Expenses As a military family, you’re going to move. Paying for your […]
15 years ago, my husband re-joined the military and I became a military spouse. He had served before we had met and when we got married, we were very much a civilian couple. All that changed in 2005 when after 3 years of marriage, we become a military couple. Over the years, we have spent […]
Whether you’re new to the military life or are a seasoned spouse, you’re bound to need advice during your life as a military spouse. I mean, let’s face it – there’s not exactly clear guidelines when it comes to military living. And even if there WERE, they would change on a dime, reverse, flip, and […]