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..
In February 2017, I considered myself fortunate because for the first time in my marriage to my Marine (and possibly, maybe I’m overshooting, the hi..
When someone mentions a PCS or a military move, most of us feel something. Good or bad…we feel something. We might tense up as we remember the move ..
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..
There are some unique features of military life, usually touted as perks, that even those who are a part of the life aren’t fans of. We likely all k..
My son came home from school recently telling me about all the places his classmates are moving to. Among them were Hawaii, Germany, and Texas. He s..
As I was walking through my neighborhood this weekend, the song “Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood?” from Sesame Street popped into my head.
I’m bracing for a move. Although my mind is reeling with task lists and thousands of various physical arrangements, I’m trying to emotionally prep. ..
Recently, our family PCS’d after spending only 18 months in Texas. It seemed like as soon as we were finally unpacked in Texas, it was time to pack ..