Tuesday, July 29, 2014

2013 BAH Rates – Basic Allowance for Housing

December 17, 2012 by  
Filed under A Day in the Life, Bloggers, Featured, News, Resources, Wendy

  The new 2013 BAH rates are now available. To check your BAH 2013 rate, visit this link for the calculator: https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/bahCalc.cfm The rates go into effect 1 Jan 2013. Remember, the rates are for new military families moving into an area. If your specific rate goes down, you’ll continue to receive the same amount. [...]

Recruiting Quote of the Day

December 12, 2012 by  
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“The Marine Corps will make you puke, make you cry, and when that’s over, you’ll be sent to the most miserable, dangerous, godforsaken place on the planet. So let me ask you: Why should I let you join my corps?” New York Times Magazine November 2, 2008 Pg. MM66 My Marine By Kate Braestrup My [...]

FY12 CPO Selection Board List

August 1, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: MCC Johnny Bivera / Navy The 3,532 active-duty petty officers first class selected for promotion will join the chiefs’ mess this September. Via the Navy Times – we love the Navy Times Here is THE List. — The Navy Times Posted : Monday Aug 1, 2011 14:47:16 EDT The Navy released the results [...]

Meet MSMs 2011 MilSpouse of the Year

Military Spouse Magazine recently announced their readers choice for 2011 Military Spouse of the Year (MSOY), Marine Corps spouse Bianca Strzalkowski. Join us as we welcome MSM’s Executive Editor and Founder, Babette Maxwell and Bianca to the show. Click to listen: or listen via the player below Listen to internet radio with Navy Wife Radio [...]

Mrs. Mullen Spotlights Family Issues in New Blog

May 3, 2011 by  
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Mrs. Mullen Spotlights Family Issues in New Blog By Elaine Sanchez American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 – Building resilience and providing long-term support are keys to strengthening military families and better equipping them to weather the frequent, multiple deployments so prevalent in this decade of war, the wife of the nation’s top [...]

2011 Milbloggies Now Open for Nominations

April 13, 2011 by  
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Do you have a favorite military blog? Now is your chance to nominate your favorite blog(s) in the 2011 Milbloggies. The Milbloggies Award recognizes military bloggers for their contribution to blogging, news and information, and to the military over the past year. Think of it as the People’s Choice awards for the military blogs. Don’t [...]

First Lady Obama and Dr. Jill Biden asking American’s to “Join Forces” with our Military Families

April 12, 2011 by  
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Today at the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden kicked off a unprecedented nationwide wide campaign to support our military families called Joining Forces. First Lady Obama said, “Joining Forces is about all of us joining together, as Americans, to give back to the extraordinary military families who sacrifice so much [...]

First Lady, Dr. Biden to Launch Family-support Initiative

April 11, 2011 by  
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First Lady, Dr. Biden to Launch Family-support Initiative By Elaine Sanchez American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 – First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will launch a national initiative tomorrow that will call on all sectors of society to support and honor America’s service members [...]

Obama caps Christmas by visiting US troops

December 26, 2010 by  
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By JULIE PACE, Associated Press Julie Pace, Associated Press – Sat Dec 25, 10:21 pm ET HONOLULU – President Barack Obama capped a quiet Christmas Saturday with a surprise visit to a Marine base to thank U.S. troops for the sacrifices they’ve made, including being away from their families at the holidays. The president, along with his wife, Michelle [...]

Welcome home daddy

November 6, 2010 by  
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101101-N-7191M-063 YOKOSUKA, Japan (Nov. 1, 2010) Chief Hospital Corpsman David Stanfield greets his wife and newborn son on the pier shortly after the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. George Washington departed her forward-deployed port in May and is returning for a short holiday break between her [...]

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