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MCB Hawaii

MCB Hawaii

Kaneohe, Hawaii

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MCB Hawaii is an American military base located in the Mokapu Peninsula of Honolulu. According to a census of 2000, there were a little under 12,000 inhabitants of the base. The base hosted sailors and Marines, not to mention abou...
McChord AFB

McChord AFB

Tacoma, Washington

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McChord AFB is one of the two military bases merged in order to form the more powerful Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The other base is Fort Lewis. The two facilities were forced to merge on February, 1-st, 2010, after a new commission...
NAS Sigonella

NAS Sigonella

Sicily, Italy

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NAS Sigonella, Italy is one of the multiple American installations in Europe. It is part of a larger NATO base that also includes deported soldiers from other countries. The base is registered and officially run by the Italian aut...
Fort Leavenworth

Fort Leavenworth

Leavenworth, Kansas

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Fort Leavenworth is a military base located in Kansas, in the immediate proximity of the city with the same name. It has almost two centuries of existence and it is by far the oldest and most important such post located in the wes...
Vandenberg AFB

Vandenberg AFB

Lompoc, California

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Vadenberg AFB is located close to Lompoc and under the ruling of the AFSC (Air Force Space Command). It is named in the memory of General Hoyt S. Vandenberg. It is one of the most important bases on the US territory due to its adv...
USCG Juneau

USCG Juneau

Juneau, Alaska

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USCG Juneau is a military installation operated and run by the United States Coast Guard. The facility is located in the city with the same name, which is actually the capital of Alaska. The strategical location gives this install...

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Fort Hood Shooting | Gunman’s Facebook Posts
On Wednesday April 2nd, alleged gunman, Spc. Ivan Lopez walked into a building on Fort Hood and opened fire, got into a car, fired more shots and then went to another building shooting before he was engaged by the female military police officer. Lopez shot and killed himself after being confronted by a military police officer. Sources believe a ‘verbal altercation’ may have triggered the shoot...
Smart Phones for Military Personnel

Smart Phones for Military Personnel

March 27, 2014

Katherine Smith

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Staying connected to your family (especially your kids) while you are on duty is incredibly important—not just for their morale but for your own! The easiest way to do this is with a smart phone. A smart phone will allow you to take pictures and video and send emails and, in a lot of ways, can take the place of a laptop. Unfortunately, a lot of soldiers have a hard time finding the funds for the...
How To Find Decent Employment After Military Service
It can sometimes be a challenge for veterans to sail through the transition from military to civilian life. The search for employability can be accompanied by hardships and stress with more peril than ever faced in military life. The anxiety normally stems from veterans not being able to fit their honed military skills into civilian lifestyle. A survey conducted in 2012 found that 60% veterans con...
Cut the Cable and Start Streaming to Save Money
Men and women on active duty understand that finances and time are always tight. This crunch on time makes spending spare moments with family even more important. After a rough day of work on base, you go home and have time to eat and maybe relax for a little bit before going to bed to start all over again. Because of the tight schedule, it is a great idea to stream movies directly to your home. I...
Top 10 Ways to Feel Safe While your Spouse is Away
As a military spouse, I have spent many nights alone in my house while my husband is away.  I feel brave when I am alone, however those random little noises can keep me up at night and make me feel scared. Over the years, I have learned some ways to make myself feel safe while my spouse is away. Top 10 Ways to Feel Safe While your Spouse is Away (from obvious to clever) 10. Secure the home. Make ...
Things People say that Make Military Families Laugh
As a military spouse, there are lots of things people say to me that make me laugh. I remember when we were going through our first deployment, we were about 3 months into it, and I was talking to this lady in the grocery store. Somehow it came up that my husband was in the military and he was currently overseas. The lady then tries to empathize with me and says, “Oh I know, my husband was g...
House Hunting Websites

House Hunting Websites

December 18, 2013

Cameron Allison

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Sometimes the biggest challenge of an upcoming PCS is trying to find where to begin your research. Luckily, the internet allows military families to begin their research before their service member even receives their orders. Last PCS we had two options: 1. move to California, or 2. move to Virginia. We already knew our two options so I started researching both. I figured I could get a start on bo...
Dress To Impress At Your Next Interview

Dress To Impress At Your Next Interview

December 17, 2013

Katherine Smith

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On the course of the conversion from military to civilian life, it can be challenging to find appropriate clothes for a job interview after spending so many years in a military uniform. After so many years of being dependent on crisp, provided clothes are gone, dressing up to make a good impression for the interview will take some effort. Of course, other elements of an interview are also importan...
5 Financial Tips for Military Families

5 Financial Tips for Military Families

December 13, 2013

Katherine Smith

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If you want to serve your country and make a difference, you may consider a career in the military. There’s the opportunity to live and explore new places, and with a military career, you can retire in 20 years. However, because you move around often, getting a handle on your finances can prove challenging. Additionally, military income is low during the initial years, which can make it diff...
Building New Habits for Civilian Life

Building New Habits for Civilian Life

December 11, 2013

Katherine Smith

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Transitioning back into civilian life after military service means transitioning to a whole new set of routines and habits. When you are in the military, a lot of your life is determined for you: when to wake up, what to eat, when to exercise, and what to do with your time. When you return to the civilian world, you need to create this structure on your own. Exercise One of the most common complai...

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