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 [...]

I Just PCS’d For the First Time in Years – Here’s 6 Lessons I Learned

I Just PCS’d For the First Time in Years – Here’s 6 Lessons I Learned

Do an inventory of your pantry... months in advance I was so focused on purging clothes and other household items, I completely overlooked our pantry. If I could go back in time, I would have done an inventory three, maybe even six months in advance. Also limit your Costco, Sam's Club or BJ runs. Do [...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Taking COMPASS

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Taking COMPASS

Whether you are a brand new Navy spouse or well-seasoned to the military lifestyle, the COMPASS program is strategically designed to help set you and your family up for success. Navigating the ins and outs of Navy life can be a daunting task...even for the most experienced! If there is one sure-fire bet, it’s that [...]

10 Instagram Accounts to Follow as a Military Spouse

10 Instagram Accounts to Follow as a Military Spouse

As newly-christened Navy spouses, it didn’t take long to realize the resources we needed weren’t as readily available… and so The Submerged Life was born. We wanted to launch this blog to help connect submarine spouses around the world, as we help each other navigate this crazy life. Over the last two years we've also [...]

PCS Orders: Here’s How to Find What You Need

PCS Orders: Here’s How to Find What You Need

PCS orders are structured into multiple parts that all contain important information regarding your upcoming move.  What you need to coordinate a move is the Title Section, Detaching Activity, Intermediate Activity, Ultimate Activity, and any Special Instructions listed out at the bottom.  Title Section This contains a lot of military standard message formatting that may look [...]