With all of the excitement surrounding the launch of our mobile app, MyMilitaryLife, we wanted to kick-off the completion of all 10 Life Paths in a unique and fun way. We hosted two digital scavenger hunts (on Twitter and Facebook) using clues hidden within the app and offered an awesome giveaway…FOUR round-trip airline tickets!
Congratulations to our winners, Jean and Melissa, both are proud USMC spouses! It was great to be able to connect with these ladies, learn a little about their families, and share in their excitement.
Association: Tell us about your military family…
Jean: Nate and I have been married 16 years and have 2 kids, a 7 and a 10 year old. My husband just reached his 20th year in the Marine Corps. We have lived in 7 different states throughout his career and have spent many summers moving.
Melissa: My family consists of my husband and I, and our cat. I moved with him in July 2011 as his girlfriend of 2 years, and we eloped on November 11, 2011 in Virginia Beach. My husband is a Sergeant in the Marine Corps and is stationed in Maryland as a Recruiter. I am a full-time Nursing Student and work part time as a Nanny. We both have VERY busy schedules and hardly see each other, but we count our blessings every day.
Association: How long has it been since your last vacation?
Jean: Our last real vacation was to Disney World back in 2009 when we were stationed in South Carolina. We drove down for a 5-day trip and really had a blast. We are thinking about adding a trip to Disneyland while we are in California.
Melissa: My last real vacation with my husband was before he started Recruiting Duty in 2011.
Association: What trip do you plan to take with the tickets you just won?
Jean: We are so happy to have the opportunity to visit my parents and friends in California this summer. The kids haven’t been back to visit in over 3 years. My parents already have big plans for us and my 7 year old started making a list of what to pack! We plan on visiting old neighbors, my extended family, and my closest friends.
Melissa: They will be used to visit my family in California.
We had so much fun hosting this digital hunt and couldn’t be more thrilled for our winners! A big thank you to all who participated and please continue to check back for new features that will be added throughout the summer! If you haven’t already downloaded the app, you can get it for free in the App store and Google Play.