Mother’s Day Care Package Ideas for Deployed Moms

Mother’s day will be upon us before you know it. In order to send a thoughtful care package to the mother you know in time for Mother’s day, you need to send it now! Here are a few suggestions to make the special woman in your life (friend, spouse, sister, etc.) know she is loved.

4 Tips to Tackle College During a Deployment

Featured contributor Angela Caban, founder of Homefront United Network, shares four tips that helped her survive going back to college during her husband's last 15 month deployment.

The Civilian to Military Life Cycle

Featured contributor Angela Caban, founder of Homefront United Network, shares her story of being part of a National Guard family.

4 Ways to Manage Loneliness this Holiday Season

Featured contributor Judy Davis, author of Right Side Up: Finding Your Way When Military Life Turns You Upside Down, shares four things to keep in mind if you are experiencing a deployment this holiday season.

2 Quick Steps to Make Your Holidays Rock

We all want the perfect holiday season don’t we? We plan, prepare and work to set the stage for a season of laughter, togetherness and magic. Here is a quick two step plan to help you let go of expectations and make the most of your holiday season.

What does “Holiday Dress” actually mean?

Not sure what to wear to the holiday party? Check out these just in time tips on choosing everything from dress color to accessories from Featured Contributor Jennifer Pilcher, CEO of

3 Strategies to Get You Thru the Holiday Season

Jingles on the radio, bell ringers at mall entrances and beautiful lights around every corner; the stage is set for a perfect holiday season. So why are so many of us finding it hard to get into the holiday spirit?

Ways to Combat Holiday Separation

The holidays are a wonderful time of the year in which we are surrounded by family, friends and joyous cheer. But, for a military family going through a deployment, the holidays are just another reminder of how that deployed member won’t be home. Here are four tips to keep in mind this holiday season while combating a holiday separation.

Thunderbirds Star in Air Shows around the Country

The Air Force Thunderbirds are currently performing in air shows around the country. Here are this year's remaining Thunderbirds show dates.

An Interview with Jeff Bacon, creator of The Broadside®

I recently had the chance to sit down with the renowed military cartoonist Jeff Bacon, creator of Broadside® and Greenside®. Learn what inspires Jeff, get an inside look at his creative process and how laughter can relieve stress.