Political Awareness: How to Vote By Mail & Make Sure It Counts

Political Awareness: How to Vote By Mail & Make Sure It Counts

Voting by mail is a right for all Americans, and because of you and your service members’ sacrifices, you can also vote in whatever state is your “home of record.” Voting by mail is safe and secure if handled properly. But with recent headlines about our postal system, I understand there is a lot of [...]

What is a School Liaison? 3 Things to Know

What is a School Liaison? 3 Things to Know
Photo courtesy of Naval Station Great Lakes

Did you know that there’s a sailor on your spouse’s boat who helps coordinate volunteer events at local schools? Well neither did I until about a year and half ago, when my husband volunteered to become the School Liaison AKA “Partnership in Excellence Coordinator." I had so many questions like “What is that?” or “How [...]

Political Awareness: How to Make Your Voice Heard as a Military Spouse

Political Awareness: How to Make Your Voice Heard as a Military Spouse

I think we can all agree, 2020 has been a roller coaster of a year; from PCS moves being postponed to deployments being extended and full on chaos all across our country! Even during this difficult time, we as Americans have a duty and a responsibility this year. On November 3rd, 2020 polls across the [...]

Two Ways to Keep an Active FRG During COVID-19

Two Ways to Keep an Active FRG During COVID-19

Keeping an active Family Readiness Group (FRG) right now can be quite difficult, but it's so important that we stay connected during this hard time. So we must provide comfort and friendship to our fellow spouses. As many of you know, a deployment can be extremely hard without a global pandemic, so this just makes [...]