Over 25 Holiday Light Displays at Every Duty Station

Over 25 Holiday Light Displays at Every Duty Station

The holiday season is upon us! And as you finish your Thanksgiving leftovers and dig out your Christmas decorations, there's no better way to get in the spirit than visiting a holiday light show! From lobster trap trees to illuminated Navy ships, every duty station has something unique to offer. Below is a list of [...]

The Best Host & Hostess Gift Ideas From Duty Stations

The Best Host & Hostess Gift Ideas From Duty Stations

During my time as a Navy spouse so far I’ve had the opportunity to meet new friends in each duty station we’ve been in. These friends quickly became like family as important milestones in life presented themselves. Whether it be a baby shower, new dolphins, an FRG holiday party or a hail and farewell, there was always [...]

The Ultimate List: 4th of July Events at Every Duty Station

The Ultimate List: 4th of July Events at Every Duty Station

 It's safe to say this coming 4th of July holiday is unlike any other. After more than a year in lockdown, we hope you, your family and friends can celebrate our nation's birthday in every which way you'd like. While many communities stilll navigate COVID restrictions, we encourage you to stay informed with your local [...]

Sub Spouse Small Business: LRigezSilver

Sub Spouse Small Business: LRigezSilver

Story submited by Kirsten Laura Rigez started her new hobby of silversmithing and jewelry making soon after restationing to Washington DC with her husband. This hobby quickly became her business, LRigezSilver. The process of metalsmithing is a fascinating one involving cutting and soldering of sheets of metal together with bezel strips or wire. Once completed [...]

55 Great Mexican Restaurants at (Nearly) Every Duty Station

55 Great Mexican Restaurants at (Nearly) Every Duty Station

Today is National Margarita Day! And while we don't need an excuse to enjoy a margarita, this day feels particularly special to do so. We polled fellow submarine spouses and significant others on their favorite duty station Mexican restaurants. We asked, and y'all delivered. Here is our giant list of the best Mexican restaurants: Annapolis [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Washington .D.C.

The Ultimate Guide to Washington .D.C.

While there are no submarines in Washington D.C., our nation's capital Β is a major hub for shore duty jobs, particularly at the Pentagon. If you're interested in being stationed there, monitor PERS-42 (officers) and PERS-403 (enlisted). The Navy Yard is also nearby, as well as the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.Β  Unfortunately, you will have [...]