Your Healthy Eating Guide During a PCS or Deployment

Your Healthy Eating Guide During a PCS or Deployment

Healthy eating should be a lifestyle, but with "boat life" it can be easier to reach for cereal or frozen nuggets for dinner then thinking about meal prep. We recently have PC'S'd, lived with family members and currently reside in a hotel while we wait for house. All my hopes for total clean eating have [...]

“Can You Hear Me Now?” Your Guide to Navigating Port Calls

“Can You Hear Me Now?” Your Guide to Navigating Port Calls
Photo Courtesy U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs, USS Indiana Conducts Safe Haven Port Visit in Rota, Spain

Submarine life is full of constant change and in a world now with COVID, quarantines and "clean piers," it seems that everything has been flipped upside down. Whether this is your first deployment or sixth deployment, port calls are no longer what they once were. Recently my husband was deployed for six months during the [...]

Caring for a Pet in the Submarine Force: The Ultimate Check List & Tips for Seperation Anxiety

Caring for a Pet in the Submarine Force: The Ultimate Check List & Tips for Seperation Anxiety

It comes as no surprise that being a member of the armed forces or even a family member of those who serve our country comes with a lot of stress. There is a great unknown territory when it comes to dates, travel times, and how much time you’ll get to spend with your loved ones [...]

Ideas For Your Sailor: Four Ways to Share Their Love While Deployed

Ideas For Your Sailor: Four Ways to Share Their Love While Deployed

As submariner spouses, we know that deployment not only means the absence of our spouse - it also means the absence of regular communication. Unlike other branches of the military, during deployment submariners don’t have access to common forms of connecting with loved ones (ie: phone calls, social media, video chat, snail mail, etc). Sure, [...]

6 Ways to Spend Valentines Day When Your Spouse is Underway

6 Ways to Spend Valentines Day When Your Spouse is Underway

With Valentine's Day around the corner, you may or may not be dreading the day with your sailor out at sea. Like all other holidays on the calendar, we know how to pivot and celebrate by ourselves or table the occasion when we can be together again . But Valentine's Day always stings a bit [...]