National Guard/Reserve Videos

Support for Guard and Reserve

We may not live on post or be apart of an active community but Guard and Reserve make up a large population of servicemebers deployed today. This is just a short video reminder of just how important we are. Don’t give up, there are resources and families out there going through the same obstacles. WeContinue Reading “Support for Guard and Reserve”

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Save Money on College Textbooks!

The savings can add up! Photo Courtesy of: Bookspan For anyone who is enrolled in college courses, you know saving money can be rather difficult. And ¬†finding ways to save money during this learning process can sometimes also be a challenge. Did you know that the average college student spends $700-$1,100 on textbooks a year?Continue Reading “Save Money on College Textbooks!”

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Book Review – The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Life as a Military Spouse

Reading is one of my many passions in life. It has helped me to educate myself on so many topics, and levels. But most importantly it helped me through one of the most difficult times in my life, deployment. Without certain books I would have been completely lost throughout this process. When I first purchasedContinue Reading “Book Review – The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Life as a Military Spouse”

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Insensitive Questions/Comments During Deployment

Are there questions that simply should not be asked during a deployment? As soon as someone hears that your loved one is deployed, it opens that flood gate of questions; pushy, insensitive and prying. While my husband and I were preparing for his deployment in 2008, I remember vividly the many questions from co-workers andContinue Reading “Insensitive Questions/Comments During Deployment”