2018 kicks off NMFA’s 15th year of Operation Purple Camp (OPC) – a free week of overnight camp for military-connected kids. As a Program Manager for..
Back in the day, I went to various day and overnight camps during many summers in my youth. As an only child, with both parents in the military, and..
My friends often say I have a cool gig. I travel across the country and plan outdoor military family programs for the National Military Family Assoc..
The cafeteria was buzzing at Camp Sandy Cove, West Virginia on a cool, wet morning. Moms, dads, grandparents, aunts uncles… each with a military kid..
You’ve probably heard of NMFA’s famous Operation Purple Programs…but whether you’ve signed up your mil-kid for Operation Purple Camp, or are just ..
Do you know how important a pit stop is? I didn’t understand it’s importance until recently, when I was fortunate to have met two of NMFA’s newest d..
After 11 years as military spouse and 8 years as a military mom, I’ve learned to make it through deployments, duty stations, and crazy transitions. ..
One non-fat latte with soy milk.
One large frappuccino with extra whipped cream and chocolate sauce.
Two decaf coffees, black.
I distinctly remember my father sending me to an overnight camp in Southern New Jersey on a warm July day when I was 12. I’ll be honest, I was a bit..
I was born into the military. My dad is a West Point graduate, and for most of my childhood, I was the only one in my class who had immediate family..