Sub Spouse Small Business: Katie Scarlett Faile, Illustrator

Sub Spouse Small Business: Katie Scarlett Faile, Illustrator

In honor of President's Day, this week's edition of "Sub Spouse Small Business" features Katie Scarlett Faile, stationed in Guam. You may recognize some of Katie's illustrations from various submarine swag, artwork and online graphics. Read more below how Katie got started as an illustrator and her latest project with a presidential tie-in, illustrating a [...]

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 [...]

Best of Series: Guam 2021

Best of Series: Guam 2021

Getting stationed on Guam is definitely an adventure! While it is pretty remote and small, there are plenty of things to get out and do. Whether you’re new to the island or are looking to finally get out of the house and explore, here are a few ideas to get you started! *Please note, with [...]

Food Truckin’ Favorites: Top 23 Food Trucks at Every Duty Station

Food Truckin’ Favorites: Top 23 Food Trucks at Every Duty Station
Photo courtesy of Greekin' Out

Sometimes the best laid dinner plans for an easy meal and night out include hitting up your local food trucks. The versatility in food trucks these days is pretty impressive and what better way to try out the local cuisine at your duty station? Whether you have recently PCS’d or have been around your station [...]

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 [...]

15 Easter Egg Hunts, Parades & Other Events at Duty Stations

15 Easter Egg Hunts, Parades & Other Events at Duty Stations

Last year, many Easter events were cancelled due to the beginning of COVID lockdowns. This year, some locations are going socially distanced, drive through egg hunts or other Easter events. Below are some Easter-related events organized by location. Bremerton Saturday April 3, 2021: 10:00 am Eggstravaganza at the Beach (Navy Getaways Pacific Beach, 1:00 PM [...]

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 [...]