What to Do When You Don’t Love Your Duty Station

What to Do When You Don’t Love Your Duty Station
I may not love where I live in Colorado, but I loved having the chance to drive to Arches National Park over the summer. I got to see some amazing sights that I never would have had the chance to see otherwise.

Military spouses are so resilient. From enduring deployments and PCS'ing to making new friends, we can survive and thrive through it all. But what do you do when you are stationed somewhere you just don’t love? How do you get out of your funk and make the most of it? When I was newly married, [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Norfolk

The Ultimate Guide to Norfolk

Naval Station Norfolk supports the operational readiness of the US Atlantic Fleet, located in the Southeastern corner of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The area is collectively known as "Hampton Roads" and includes the cities of Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Suffolk. The area is populated by over one million people. Naval [...]

Guam, to Live on Base or Off Base? That is the Question.

Guam, to Live on Base or Off Base? That is the Question.
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So, you’re getting ready to PCS to Guam...not only are you uprooting your life, once again, but you are moving your family and positions halfway across the world. Perhaps you’re familiar with this beautiful, remote island in the Pacific and know other spouses that can help guide your search for a place to set up [...]