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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”

DIY/Crafts Finance/Money Health/Beauty

Frugal Wardrobe: Up-cycle Your Old Clothes

Consumerism might be convenient, but it costs us some valuable money-saving skills. There was a time when people knew how to darn socks instead of going to the store every time a hole appeared. Using these same skills, you could breathe some new life into your old wardrobe without blowing your budget. As an addedContinue Reading “Frugal Wardrobe: Up-cycle Your Old Clothes”

Deployment/PCS

8 Pre-Deployment Feelings

Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By: Briana Hartzell Deployment. The dreaded “D” word. You know it is coming, that it is inevitable and even so, it seems to sneak up on you and elicits a range of emotions akin to riding a rickety roller coaster! It is my hope, that by explaining my rollerContinue Reading “8 Pre-Deployment Feelings”

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U.S. Flag Etiquette: What You Should Know

Republished post by  The Farmers Almanac June 22, 1942, Congress passed a joint resolution, later amended on December 22, 1942, that encompassed what has come to be known as the U.S. Flag Code. Perhaps the most important rule involves how citizens should behave around the Stars and Stripes: The flag of the United States isContinue Reading “U.S. Flag Etiquette: What You Should Know”