The Submerged Life Holiday Gift Guide 2022

The Submerged Life Holiday Gift Guide 2022

The holidays are just around the corner! We have compiled a list of nearly 30 gift ideas for submariners, submarine spouses and children who would love some submarine swag to celebrate. This list could also help with a promotion ceremony, end of tour, hail and farewell, birthday, Mother's or Father's Day, and other special occasions. [...]

Thanksgiving On Oahu: 6 Places to Grab Dinner

Thanksgiving On Oahu: 6 Places to Grab Dinner

If the thought of preparing a full-blown Thanksgiving meal in 90 degree heat (without your 20 or so cousins) doesn’t sound exactly cozy, we’ve got some ideas for you! If you live near Pearl Harbor, there is a benefit of being stationed someplace touristy. There are many restaurants on Oahu that remain open during the [...]

25 Things We Did as New Sub Spouses That We Would Never Do Again

25 Things We Did as New Sub Spouses That We Would Never Do Again

We asked, you answered! We posed a simple question to our followers: what did you do as a new submarine spouse that you would never do again? Here's what they said: Have any expectations whatsoever. Don’t expect FRG’s to be bad because not all of them are but don’t expect them all to be great [...]

9 Misconceptions About Guam & What to Know Before You Move There

9 Misconceptions About Guam & What to Know Before You Move There

Story submitted by Amanda D. Once we received orders to Guam, I quickly became anxious and unenthused about our upcoming duty station.  Mostly due to the negative things I was hearing from other spouses.  When I would mention we were moving to Guam I would hear “oh no, I’m so sorry”, or “there’s no way [...]

4 Myths About The Dolphin Scholarship Foundation

4 Myths About The Dolphin Scholarship Foundation

Guest blog post by Sally DeBoer,  Submarine Birthday 5K Team  “I’m on my way home, I just need to finish one more thing!” “Boomer life is way easier; they’re not gone that much!” “It all gets better after ORSE!” Ah, yes, the pervasive myths of submarine family life. Perhaps you’ve heard them or fallen victim [...]