3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Taking COMPASS

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Taking COMPASS

Whether you are a brand new Navy spouse or well-seasoned to the military lifestyle, the COMPASS program is strategically designed to help set you and your family up for success. Navigating the ins and outs of Navy life can be a daunting task...even for the most experienced! If there is one sure-fire bet, it’s that [...]

Food Truckin’ Favorites: Top 23 Food Trucks at Every Duty Station

Food Truckin’ Favorites: Top 23 Food Trucks at Every Duty Station
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Sometimes the best laid dinner plans for an easy meal and night out include hitting up your local food trucks. The versatility in food trucks these days is pretty impressive and what better way to try out the local cuisine at your duty station? Whether you have recently PCS’d or have been around your station [...]

Ideas For Your Sailor: Four Ways to Share Their Love While Deployed

Ideas For Your Sailor: Four Ways to Share Their Love While Deployed

As submariner spouses, we know that deployment not only means the absence of our spouse - it also means the absence of regular communication. Unlike other branches of the military, during deployment submariners don’t have access to common forms of connecting with loved ones (ie: phone calls, social media, video chat, snail mail, etc). Sure, [...]

6 Outdoor Places to Explore on Bainbridge Island

6 Outdoor Places to Explore on Bainbridge Island
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Are you stationed in Bangor, WA, and looking for a fun day trip? Whether you have the kids in tow or it’s just you and your spouse, Bainbridge Island, WA offers a variety of outdoor options to explore across all seasons! While we continue to adhere to COVID precautions, a change of scenery and a [...]

Sub Spouse Small Business: Traveling Creations

Sub Spouse Small Business: Traveling Creations

In this week’s installment of “Sub Spouse Small Business,” please meet Melissa Walter, a Washington-based submarine spouse and owner of Traveling Creations. From duty station to duty station, Melissa shares her passion for unique, custom-tailored, and good quality home-decor. Read on to learn more! Name: Melissa Walter Hometown: Moweaqua, Illinois Current duty station: Bangor, Washington [...]

How to Plan a Vacation in The Submarine Force – Important Things to Keep In Mind

How to Plan a Vacation in The Submarine Force – Important Things to Keep In Mind

It’s 2020 - Vacations are on hold - COVID is a @#*$%. *Insert sad violin music* BUT, I have hope - and I hope you all do too - that the phrase “I’m going on vacation” becomes familiar vernacular once again! And when that day comes, one thing is certain...your lifestyle as a submarine spouse [...]