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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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