What to Do in Millington This Month: COVID-Friendly Date Night Ideas

What to Do in Millington This Month: COVID-Friendly Date Night Ideas

The COVID fatigue is real but as military bases begin rolling out vaccination plans along with civilian vaccination programs, I’m optimistic that this time next year we won’t be limited to COVID friendly/HEPCON C compliant date nights.  One of the most exciting things about arriving at a new duty station is exploring date night and [...]

Sub Spouse Small Business: Naptown Food

Sub Spouse Small Business: Naptown Food

Have you been to Annapolis?  Annapolis is home to the United States Naval Academy and is famous for their restaurants that line the streets of the downtown area. Tourists and locals delight in “cracking” crabs and shucking local oysters while enjoying a view of the Severn River. Pop into Chick and Ruth’s for a sandwich to go [...]

44 Spouses Share Their Best Deployment Advice

44 Spouses Share Their Best Deployment Advice

There are so many wonderful things about the submarine community.  One thing I cherish most is meeting a diverse group of people living this same life.  We all have one thing in common- we love a submariner.  We are fortunate to meet amazing spouses who give great advice.  The mentorship I have received from other [...]

Boat to Home: 8 Fun Fall Ideas To Do During Quarantine (Groton)

Boat to Home: 8 Fun Fall Ideas To Do During Quarantine (Groton)

As COVID-19 infection rates continue to rise in Connecticut, local Navy leadership has reinstituted "HPCON C" guidelines for COVID mitigation at Naval Submarine Base New London.  As our state continues its phased reopening, our military families must observe from afar to protect our submariners.  Fall in Connecticut means pumpkin patches, hay rides, cider donuts and [...]

What’s an “FRG” & Why You Should Get Involved in Yours

What’s an “FRG” & Why You Should Get Involved in Yours

As submarine spouses, it’s all too easy to feel isolated, alone or lonely. Whether it be a series of short underways or the long haul deployment, we really have to take a lot on by ourselves. And usually, thousands of miles away from close friends and family. We don’t give ourselves enough credit, period.  But [...]