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 [...]

5 Ways to Build & Sustain Healthy Habits in the New Year

5 Ways to Build & Sustain Healthy Habits in the New Year

Guest blog post by Sally DeBoer,  Submarine Birthday 5k Team  As the new year approaches, many of us are looking to add healthy habits to our routines. But let’s be real – the life of a submarine family is unique, and uniquely challenging – and the one-size-fits-all health and fitness tips floating around the internet [...]

The Submerged Life Holiday Gift Guide 2021

The Submerged Life Holiday Gift Guide 2021

The holidays are just around the corner! We have compiled a list of nearly 50 gift ideas for submariners, submarine spouses and extended family 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 [...]