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The Benefits of Being a Military Brat

Serving in the military is a challenging experience which offers many opportunities for personal growth. Being the child of someone in the service can be just as rewarding, and just as challenging. Affectionately known as military brats, the day-to-day realities of life in the armed services put unique pressures on these children that teach themContinue Reading “The Benefits of Being a Military Brat”

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Facebook, Why Can’t I Quit You?

I hate Facebook. There, I said it. It’s out. It is always there, mocking me. I know the images that people project are mostly a facade. It’s prettied up, smoothed down, and made to look perfect. But it bugs me, and I can’t get away. I can’t quit Facebook. It’s like an addiction. Facebook, WhyContinue Reading “Facebook, Why Can’t I Quit You?”

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Should We Stay Or Should We Go: Bonding As a Married Couple and Family Unit

By: Sarah Peachy One thing I’ve learned over the last decade as a military spouse is that the military consumes a lot of my husband’s time. Even when he’s home, he isn’t always there because of work calls or stress. When we have time to take a break and get away from the installation, weContinue Reading “Should We Stay Or Should We Go: Bonding As a Married Couple and Family Unit”

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Back to School in a New Town

Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By Briana Hartzell Transitioning from summer’s long days and endless playing is hard enough — add in a new town and a new school, and it can be nerve-wracking! The first and most important step in preparing for a new school year in a new town is to communicateContinue Reading “Back to School in a New Town”