Military Life

Military divorce

Divorce and the Military: What You Need to Know

Getting a divorce as a military member or the spouse of a military member can be tricky. It’s not that the process is legally tougher to get through than a “civilian divorce”, but there are some added considerations and more than a little misinformation out there on the subject that should be addressed. How much… Read more »

Military Scams to Avoid

If you are in the United States military or are a dependent or spouse of a currently serving military member, there are some scams that are aimed specifically at you. Many of these are variations of old con artist tricks, but some are a bit more unique, as we’ll see below. Types of Military Scams… Read more »

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How Military Leave Works

When you join the United States military, you accept a pay and benefits package that includes earning 2.5 days of military leave per month of service served. This adds up to 30 days of leave per year with a certain amount permitted to be carried over from year to year. How does the military leave… Read more »

Best Apps For Military Families

The Best Ways to Communicate for Military Families

Far from Friends and Family? Use These Apps to Stay Connected As military families, we are usually far from our families. We have friends that live all over the country and the world. We have to spend time apart from our spouse when the service member is deployed, away at training, or moving ahead of… Read more »

DIY Flag Burning Steps

Each year, between June (Flag Day) and July (Independence Day), many individuals and organizations hold ceremonies to properly dispose of the nation’s Colors. These ceremonies often result in the burning of an American Flag that has become worn through use and is no longer serviceable. Properly Disposing of Your Flag: DIY Flag Disposal To conduct… Read more »

How to Celebrate Father’s Day, by Service Branch

Celebrating Father’s Day with Your Service Member – A Parody by Branch Father’s Day is upon us again, and now begins the celebratory preparations. If you’re lucky enough to have your service member home with you this Father’s Day, we’ve compiled some ideas about how best to spend the day with Dad. Since each service… Read more »

US Navy Birthday: The US Navy Celebrates 247 Years in 2022

“Anchors Aweigh, my boys, Anchors Aweigh. Farewell to college joys, we sail at break of day-ay-ay-ay. Through our last night on shore, drink to the foam, Until we meet once more. Here’s wishing you a happy voyage home.” On October 13th, 2022, the US Navy will celebrate its 247th birthday! According to Statista, as of… Read more »

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US Army Birthday: The Army Turns 247 in 2022

The US Army Turns 247 in 2022 “First to fight for the right, and to build the Nation’s might, and The Army Goes Rolling Along, Proud of all we have done, Fighting till the battle’s won, and the Army Goes Rolling Along.” On June 14th, 2022, the US Army will celebrate its 247th birthday! According… Read more »