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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 ā€” 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”

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8 Pre-Deployment Feelings

Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By: Briana Hartzell Deployment. The dreaded ā€œDā€ 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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6 Skills You Might Have Mastered by Being a Military Spouse

Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By: Briana Hartzell There are many reasons I love being a military spouse (number one being married to my husband), but what I also appreciate are the opportunities it gives us to be experts in areas we never dreamed of. Here are six skills you might have mastered forContinue Reading “6 Skills You Might Have Mastered by Being a Military Spouse”

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Tagging Along on a Detachment

Content provided courtesy of USAA. By: Briana Hartzell   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 portContinue Reading “Tagging Along on a Detachment”