Amelia Island Adventures: Best Places to Kayak, Hike & Tour

Amelia Island Adventures: Best Places to Kayak, Hike & Tour

If you are stationed at Kings Bay, chances are you will venture out to Amelia Island, Florida. If you enjoy an outdoor adventure, look no further than to the nature’s playground around Amelia Island. Below are some fun outdoor adventures that await you! Kayaking Photo Courtesy of Omni Amelia Island Resort There are multiple locations [...]

Autism Acceptance Month: Exceptional Family Member Program & What You Need to Know

Autism Acceptance Month: Exceptional Family Member Program & What You Need to Know

April 2 is considered World Autism Day and the month of April is Autism Acceptance Month. The CDC reports that roughly 1 in 54 children in the United States is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In light of World Autism Day and Autism Acceptance Month, The Submerged Life wanted to shine a spotlight [...]

15 Easter Egg Hunts, Parades & Other Events at Duty Stations

15 Easter Egg Hunts, Parades & Other Events at Duty Stations

Last year, many Easter events were cancelled due to the beginning of COVID lockdowns. This year, some locations are going socially distanced, drive through egg hunts or other Easter events. Below are some Easter-related events organized by location. Bremerton Saturday April 3, 2021: 10:00 am Eggstravaganza at the Beach (Navy Getaways Pacific Beach, 1:00 PM [...]

COVID Check-In: One Year Since a Pandemic Was Declared

COVID Check-In: One Year Since a Pandemic Was Declared

I’m sure that I am not the only one who never imagined living through a pandemic. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic. On that day, many in the United States were still going about their daily lives, with few understanding the lifestyle changes that were [...]

6 Date Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day (COVID-Friendly)

6 Date Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day (COVID-Friendly)

Military life can make scheduling regular date-nights difficult. Schedule changes, last minute meetings, and boat emergencies can sometimes make it seem impossible to find some quality time with our sailors. Throw COVID restrictions on top of it, and many of us find ourselves stuck at home with few options for a date night. Below are [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Saratoga Springs/Ballston Spa

The Ultimate Guide to Saratoga Springs/Ballston Spa

Many people who hear “upstate New York” and “Naval Base” may be confused about what Navy sailors are doing stationed in Upstate New York. This area of New York is home to the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command, which is part of the training pipeline for submariners and surface sailors. We ended up in Saratoga [...]