Relocations are a fact of life for military families, but each move is unique and offers its own challenges. It might be your first international mo..
On my return flight home from Boston, I found myself crawling my way off the plane with a case of the flu. I had just returned home from a long week..
Military life demands a unique approach to friendship. Time spent at a duty station is typically not only brief, but also fraught with challenges. M..
Military Spouse Appreciation Day has special meaning to me, a U.S. Air Force veteran and military spouse. I honorably served 12 years as a Civil Eng..
The tears couldn’t stop. I’m the person that rarely in public shows my emotions. But I wasn’t prepared for this evening. As my daughter went on stag..
At Sesame Workshop – the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street – we know that when a parent serves in the military, the whole fami..
The new Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Robert Wilkie, recently told the Fayetteville Observer that the Pentagon is consideri..
Members of any military family know that moving every few years is just part of the job description. Though being reassigned or relocating has becom..
Last spring, after finding out about our upcoming summer PCS, I began what has become an all-to0-familiar routine: jumping on the computer to resear..
During my husband’s second deployment, I spent my first major holiday — Thanksgiving — alone. I had an aunt and uncle that lived an hour away from w..