We’ve all been there, or at least that’s what I tell myself when I’m frustrated. And frankly, I know it’s true. As military spouses, we all get frus..
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..
One of the most difficult things about being a military spouse is finding employment.
As a matter of fact, one in four military spouses are unemp..
It’s not every day that NMFA gets to hand out one of our coveted scholarships to a deserving military spouse face-to-face, but last week we got to d..
Any military spouse, fiancé, or significant other has heard the jokes about “Brenda the Dependa.” Sometimes the meme is taken a step further and sh..
NMFA’s most recent “More Than a Spouse” event at Fort Meade, Maryland attracted spouses from across the services. Over the weekend, Army, Air Force,..
My experience getting a college degree is the exact kind of experience that makes military spouses hesitant to get degrees. I went to three differen..
I arrived in Monterey, California ready to explore my new home and settle in for the next 21 months. I loved our new house, thought the rugged centr..
There are times in our lives where we need a little help getting our heads screwed on straight. A “gut-check,” if you will. It’s easy to get bogged ..
In 2012, a newlywed military spouse started a new job at a 45 year-old nonprofit that serves military families. I was as green as I was young and ha..