National Rescue Dog Day was founded by Lisa Wiehebrink of Tails That Teach, to bring awareness to the countless number of amazing dogs in shelters waiting to be adopted, to promote humane education for young children, and to encourage spay/neuter. According to the ASPCA, 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide every year. [...]
Today is National Military Spouse Appreciation Day! This life is far from easy, but we are forever bonded by the love we have for our sailors. In honor of today, we wanted to share the poem "The Silent Ranks:"
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 it can hold beautiful [...]
The COVID fatigue is real but as military bases begin rolling out vaccination plans along with civilian vaccination programs, I’m optimistic that this time next year we won’t be limited to COVID friendly/HEPCON C compliant date nights. One of the most exciting things about arriving at a new duty station is exploring date night and [...]
The Submerged Life supports and believes in the mission of the Family Readiness Group (FRG). Some of us serve as board members for our FRGs. A common topic I see posted in various FRG leadership groups is how to fundraise during COVID. Most fundraisers involve face-to-face contact which is not possible at this time. Thanks [...]