There is no shortage of horror stories about the military retirement process. Thankfully this isn’t one of them. After serving 20 years in the Marine Corps, I retired in the summer of 2018. I sta..
When you arrive at a new duty station in the military, you know where to go for information o..
Despite navigating multiple transitions during a military career, leaving active duty is a diff..
The majority of military members like to receive a care package from family members back home. ..
As a Military Spouse, you’re aware that deployment is always a possibility on the horizon. I..
The deployment begins, you get into a routine. You have good deployment days and lousy deployme..
When a service member separates from, or even considers a life outside of the military, it affe..
Patriotism is in the air during the summer months. It starts with Memorial Day and flows into J..
You may feel pride that your child, grandchild, bother, sister, significant other or friend is ..
Gearing up for a deployment can be stressful. But getting those orders cancelled or postponed c..
A military promotion is a significant achievement in a service member’s career. It’s a test..
U.S. service members already serve their country as part of one of the finest fighting forces t..
Communicating with friends and family is very important for service members; a phone call or ca..
This list can help you - whether you are a parent, sibling, friend, fiancé or extended family ..
You may already know that shopping for groceries at the commissary or for electronics at the ex..
When military life takes you away from home, you and your family can use an absentee ballot and..
Service members are protected by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act if they need to break thei..
It's dinnertime again, and you have plenty of choices. Visit the Defense Commissary Agency's w..
Marine Corps Basic Recruit Training is the first step in preparing you mentally and physically ..
One of the most valuable assets to service members is their military ID. The Department of Defe..
Navy Boot Camp is the first step in turning you into a sailor with all the skills to perform in..
"Military transition." How can such an innocent pair of words be so loaded? As you prepare f..
Whether this is the first time or the 20th time that your spouse has been called to active dut..
When it comes to the art of moving, military spouses have it down. Every few years–if you’r..
The day we got orders to live overseas, my husband and I were both excited. We looked forward t..