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The Shock of a Normal Life: Transitioning to a B Billet

My dreams and prayers were finally answered at 11:11 on the dot, last November. My husband had received orders to DC. A big city,...

Discovering Life after the Corps

Change is many things. The leaves change in the autumn and fall to the ground. Then the ice comes, and comes, and stays. Ice...

Is the Thrift Savings Plan Right for You?

A recent front-page article in the Wall Street Journal about saving for retirement reports that “57% of U.S. workers surveyed reported less than $25,000 in total...

Hope for the Warriors: Helping Our Heroes

The swift and sure swing of a golf club. A determined push on a handcycle. A sigh of relief that the rent will be...

Marine Brat: Life as I know it.

I am a Military Brat. I wear that title with pride! My Dad has been in the Marine Corps for 20 years. My Mom...

Four Ways to Help Your Family Deal with Deployments

When a military member answers the call of duty, their spouse is left to protect the homefront. Keeping things running smoothly at home is...

Does Home for the Holidays Get Ruined by Your Mother In...

Going home for the holidays is a time to reconnect with family and loved ones for joy and happiness. Unless you don’t like your in-laws....

Halloween Candy Buy Back Program

If you’re a parent, one thing scarier than Halloween is the thought of your child hopped up on their Halloween candy. If you’d like...

Last Chance to Register for an Absentee Ballot

With just over 30 days until the general election, military members and their families living outside their state of residence are facing looming voting...