When I saw the announcement on the NMFA website asking for volunteers to wash the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on August 12, 2017, it brought back..
I am an Army Brat and an Army Spouse. One of my first memories is waving goodbye to my father as he left for Viet Nam when I was four years old. I h..
Anyone who’s spent time in Delaware has heard the jokes….Dela-where? It might be a small state (the 2nd smallest after Rhode Island), but it’s got a..
A new study released this month finds uncertainty makes people more stressed than knowing for sure something bad is coming. Of course, everyone deal..
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..
Fort Benning is located in Columbus, GA–the 2nd largest city in Georgia. There is a wealth of history in the area stemming from its roots as an old..
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 ..
Let’s get one thing out of the way: no, my husband has not been stationed in El Paso, so we’ve never lived there as a military family. My dad was st..
“Mom, I want to join the Marine Corps. I want to be a COMBAT MARINE.”
Imagine my surprise and delight when my (then) 14-year-old daughter sprung ..