Massachusetts Military Bases military bases

Army Bases

Fort Devens Army Base in Devens, MA

Devens, Massachusetts Military Bases


As one of the less active forts on the US territory, Fort Devens is spread over 5000 acres and is part of two different cities – Shirley and Ayer. At the same time, one of its training bases for the reserve troops is spread over...
Soldier Systems Center Army Base in Natick, MA

Natick, Massachusetts Military Bases


The Soldier Systems Center is operated by the Department of Defense and is responsible for the general living condition the US troops have to face while hosted in various bases or in their missions. The facility is located in Nati...

Coast Guard Bases

Air Station Cape Cod Coast Guard Base in Cape Cod, MA

Cape Cod, Massachusetts Military Bases


Air Station Cape Cod is located in Sandwich, in the western part of Massachusetts, inside a different installation – Otis. Both of them are operated by the United States Coast Guard. It is an air station run by Captain David Thr...
Sector SE New England Coast Guard in Woods Hole, MA

Woods Hole, Massachusetts Military Bases


Sector SE New England is a military service owned by the United States Coast Guard. Its headquarters is established in Woods Hole, in the southeastern part of Massachusetts, in Barstable County. It is one of the new services owned...


Daily Problems: Help! I’ve Been Hacked!

December 9, 2016

Katherine Smith


It really doesn’t matter what system you have: at some point, a hacker is going to be able to crack in and grab your data. There are ways to handle the recovery process, as well as updating systems to make it harder on the hackers. Here are just a few things you can do. First Step – Data Recovery Onsite data recovery services are your best friend! There are plenty of DIY sources online, bu...
Unprecedentedly Unpresidential Candidates and the Military Personnel Caught in the Middle
Just when you think the gallery of American politicians can’t get any zanier, the system decides to prove you wrong. Whoever the President Elect turns out to be in November, the men and women of the United States Armed Forces will have a sworn duty to respect and honor their command regardless of personal political opinions. However, in the months leading up to the 2016 Presidential election, mu...
Military Veterans and Substance Abuse: Recognizing the Signs and Getting Help
Military personnel encounter a lot while on active duty. Much of what they experience can lead to high levels of stress, which can quickly result in psychological issues. The problem is that many do not seek the professional help they need, and instead begin to rely on substances like drugs, alcohol, and tobacco to get through difficult times. If the misuse continues, it can quickly lead to a down...
Working as a Family Unit to Save on Energy Costs
When dealing with high energy costs finding ways to cut back and save is important. Working together with other members of your household to come up with a plan to conserve energy and save money at the same time is ultimately your best option. If everyone can pitch in and play their part, you will find that the costs of your energy bills will drop significantly. Below are a few ways you can get st...
6 Practical Ways Military Families Can Save Money
The one thing that civilians and military families have in common is a continual desire to save as much money as we can. For military families, finances can be up and down due to the moving, high cost of living, single income, and general living expenses. Therefore, saving money becomes imperative to maintain the current standards of living. One of the perks to being a part of the military fami...
Substance Abuse in Veterans and Active-Duty Personnel
We often think of drug and alcohol use in the military as a modern phenomenon that began with the Vietnam War. In reality, drug and alcohol use has been a part of the armed forces for almost as long as the armed forces have been in existence – not just in the United States, but the world over. Even as far back as ancient Rome soldiers drank wine regularly, regardless of quality, because “it ga...
5 Practical Ways To Reduce The Emotional Stress Of A Move
Moving is always a big deal. It’s stressful and strenuous. And it inevitably involves a lot of decisions, planning, and budgeting of time and money. In fact, when it’s all over and you’re happily settled into your new home, you may feel you need a vacation. One way to reduce the emotional drama and frayed nerves that come with relocation is to take the time to think the whole thing throu...
Honorably Discharged and Loaded With Debt

January 22, 2015

Katherine Smith


When it comes to finances, there are two types of veterans: those with good credit, and those with bad credit. This can depend on many factors. If you were young, single, and living in the barracks and you have bad credit, then the “young and dumb” cliché comes to mind. However, there are many folks who join the military to use the steady paycheck and free schooling to help them pay off their...
Asbestos Joins List of Long-Term Health Risks for Vets
There continues to be a steady stream of revelations in our country of the harmful effects of certain injuries and exposures. The recent debate over treating head injuries in the NFL has topped the public conversation lately, and while the long-term effects of multiple concussions in professional athletes are tragic, so too are those endured by our veterans returning from duty. For the latter, suc...