One common misconception of Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) families is that they don’t move around as much as active duty families. For a few, that ..
For a military family with school-aged children, moving and changing schools can feel like flying an airplane blindfolded. An experienced pilot know..
About 5 years ago, this month, we were packing up for our first PCS in the Army Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) program. My husband had been in the R..
When I was first asked to attend the rehearsal for the PBS National Memorial Day concert, I was a little apprehensive. This was my first time attend..
I have been an Army wife for a few years…well, it’s been a little longer than a few, but who’s keeping count, right?! I am seasoned Army wife with..
We can all remember the teachers who made a difference to us when we were in school. A teacher who made us feel special or recognized our unique abi..
I started volunteering with the National Military Family Association at the beginning of 2017. I had been volunteering within my spouse’s squadron,..
So you just received orders to Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan? Well get excited because you are about to embark on a very unique adventure! You mig..
We all know the struggle of military life: constant deployments, TDYs, random shifts, and all that comes along with one (or both) spouse being marri..
I will never forget my first day on German soil. I felt so many different emotions that I shook like a leaf on a windy day as I handed my passport t..