Breadcrumb Trail:


The Important Milestones of a Military Family

Feb 17, 2017

These important milestones created are unique to our very own military life. It has provided guidance, insight and comfort. Helping us to cope with loss, separation and love along the way.

Tagging Along on a Detachment

Feb 16, 2017

If you get the opportunity to meet your active duty counterpart somewhere new while they are training, I encourage you to make travel plans. In my opinion, if you are able to break up the amount of days they are gone with a visit or port call, the deployment / separation will go a lot smoother.

Inauguration 2017: Through the Eyes of a Military Spouse

Feb 3, 2017

This day will be forever engrained in my memory. One I will share with others, especially my children. We have freedoms that most don’t, and we have brave men and women defending and fighting to preserve those rights.

Wire Transfer - No help

Jan 27, 2017

I am a deployed member trying to wire transfer to escrow for home purchase. I'm shocked I cannot complete such a simple action. I ...

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What sense does it make to send a verification code to a cell phone # connected with the account - which is not voice v...
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Hello Deployed Mbr, thanks for your feedback. We realize this may pose an inconvenience. However, for security, if you ...

My Resolution Solution

Jan 20, 2017

We are most definitely a society full of instant gratification (guilty here) and that sets many of us up for failure time and time again.

Avoiding Military Information Security Violations While U...

Jan 19, 2017

Using social media to tell your story and stay in touch without violating information security protocols is achievable. Do not use location on words & pictures, do not post when mad, tell a positive story, write about your experiences, and obey your units commands on social media use.

Avoiding Financial Mistakes Following Deployment

Jan 16, 2017

Avoid financial mistakes following deployment by maintaining a strict budget; save & invest 2/3rds of your extra pay on deployment; wait 3 months before a major purchase; and do not factor deployment pay levels into your long-term budget.

My Favorite Moments from the Army Navy Game

Jan 13, 2017

As I sit here thinking back to all the wonderful moments of the game, I would like to share with you my top 5 favorite moments from the 117th Army Navy Game

What I Wish I Knew About Deployment

Jan 6, 2017

I have learned quite a few things throughout our multiple deployments and along the way have told myself each time, “I wish I knew this.” Here is my top 5 list of What I Wish I Knew About Deployment.

How To Pack An Awesome Military Care Package

Jan 3, 2017

Knowing how to pack an awesome military care package can brighten the day of a deployed service member for weeks. Keeping packages small, frequent, and including essential, hard to find items with touches of home makes a great morale boost!

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