It’s your BIRTHDAY!

Today is a SPECIAL day for the COAST GUARD RESERVE…The Coast Guard Reserve is one of the seven reserve components of the armed forces and is prepared, qualified, managed, and supplied under the direction of the Commandant of the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard Reserve celebrates its anniversary of 76 years of service to America. The United […]

Challenge ACCEPTED! I GOT THIS!

As a military spouse, we are expected to be multi-taskers always!! Superwoman or Superman even with these titles, sometimes being a military spouse can get quite challenging. I can only tell you what challenges that I have faced BUT I am certain that many others have gone through similar or the same situation. I recently […]

Happy 242nd Birthday to the United States Army!

Another year for the UNITED STATES ARMY, HAPPY 242nd Birthday! HOOAH! The ARMY’S birthday is coming up, here are some interesting facts about the branch of service that I love. The U.S. Army was established on June 14, 1775, when the Continental Congress authorized the enlistment of riflemen to serve the United Colonies for one […]

The title above is a direct quote from General Dwight D. Eisenhower, as he prepared the troops who were about to storm the beaches at Normandy. He added to it saying “we will accept nothing short of victory.” June 6, 1944 is a day that will forever live in infamy. The heroic efforts of almost 200,000 […]

Memorial Day History Video from the History Channel Memorial Day isn’t about backyard barbeques or getting three days off from work and school!  It isn’t another type of Veteran’s Day either, nor is it an excuse to have a Federal Holiday.  It is about much more than that.  It is about every man and woman who died […]

Moving on a regular basis is part of being in a Military Family.  As summer is arriving so are PCS (Permanent Change of Station) orders; although, there is nothing permanent about where your next duty station will be. We all know that things can be changed at any point, but having those paper orders in hand […]

Travel back to August 31, 1949, Louis Johnson, he was the United States’ Secretary of Defense. It was then that it was announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The event inspired from the Armed Forces Unification under one department for the Department of Defense (DoD). The Departments […]

You don’t have to break the bank…SUMMER FUN!

School is almost out and you are probably planning some SUMMERFUN IDEAS. Sometimes SUMMERTIME fun can get expensive, especially when you have a few kiddos. Having fun doesn’t ALWAYS cost A LOT of money though. Here are a few low-cost SUMMERFUN ideas… 1. Spend the day at the beach or lake. This is FUN FUN […]

Date your mate the month of May! Let’s face it, especially in a Military Lifestyle, the stress can run a muck.  Making time for your spouse or even if you aren’t a married Military Service Member, for your special someone.  The time apart can become taxing on a relationship.  So even when it isn’t the month May, […]

Writing this blog is difficult.  I recognize that this could be for my own children and possibly for my future grandchildren with both my husband and my oldest son in the Military.  Above are listed numerous programs and resources for Military Children and especially for those Military Children of our Fallen Service Members.  I can NOT […]