Monday, September 1, 2014

BAH Rates for 2014 Released – Basic Allowance for Housing

December 17, 2013 by  
Filed under A Day in the Life, Bloggers, Featured, Questions, Resources, Wendy

  The BAH rates for 2014 were released today. To find out your BAH for 2014, visit this official link for the calculator: http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/bahCalc.cfm Keep in mind if your rate happens to go down, you will keep your current rate. The 2014 rate is only for new military families moving into an area. The BAH [...]

Classy or Trashy?

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of Facebook pages/groups popping up in reference to military bf/gf/spouses and their behaviors. The main trend I’ve seen take off like a 747 is trashing those who take pictures in their bf/husband’s uniform. I honestly have no opinion about it, but I am shocked to see some of the [...]

Share Your Feedback – 10 Question Survey

December 30, 2010 by  
Filed under A Day in the Life, Bloggers, Questions

Calling all our favorite and first time listeners and readers: In 2011 we will celebrate our 4th year of the radio show and website and last fall we celebrated our 100,000 download of the radio show. As we move into the New Year and develop our programming and book new guests, we need and value [...]

USAA’s Dec. Financial Readiness Digest

As you know we periodically have USAA experts on the NWR show to share timely and money saving advice. Here is more great info….just thought I’d share. — USAA FINANCIAL READINESS DIGEST In the December 2007 issue: Help for Spouses of Deployed Service members Military Retirement Benefits Survivor’s Benefit Plan vs. Life Insurance The new [...]

Shopping for Orders

August 22, 2007 by  
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I recently have had two questions regarding shopping for orders. Q: When should my husband start negotiating for orders? A: According to the husband, he recommends 1 year out your husband should start contacting his detailer and checking on his options.

How do I…

May 27, 2007 by  
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Amy Writes: I am brand new to the military lifestyle. I just got married and moved to a different continent! How do I find out about where the Navy wives club meets? How else do you suggest meeting new friends and getting involved in activities? Most importantly, how am I ever going to get through [...]

Submarine Pay

May 4, 2007 by  
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A SHORT HISTORY OF SUBMARINE PAY (or, THANKS TEDDY!) Should Teddy Roosevelt be the patron saint of submariners? Roosevelt was the first American President to go aboard a submarine and to make a dive. Roosevelt ventured beneath the waters of Long Island Sound aboard USS Plunger (SS 2) on March 25, 1905. Plunger was the [...]

Welcome to SubmarineWife.com

March 21, 2007 by  
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We are glad you are here.  We are Navy wives sharing stories, experiences and laughs.  When your Sailor is underway or at home we invite you to hang out here and connect with other Navy wives. Please add us to your favorites and don’t forget to visit our MySpace page http://www.myspace.com/navysubmarinewives, so that we can update you [...]