Story submitted by Kirsten Social media is a wonderful tool for submarine spouses. We move so frequently and have so little time to figure out who is going to be our emergency contact, let alone form friendships and meaningful relationships. Social media can be used to make quick determinations of who might make a good [...]
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Two Ways to Keep an Active FRG During COVID-19
Keeping an active Family Readiness Group (FRG) right now can be quite difficult, but it's so important that we stay connected during this hard time. So we must provide comfort and friendship to our fellow spouses. As many of you know, a deployment can be extremely hard without a global pandemic, so this just makes [...]
4 Fun Ways to Countdown an Underway
The dreaded underway. Whether it's a full fledged deployment or a season of sporadic underways (to learn the difference, check out our acronym guide), I think we can all agree it's never easy when your partner goes out to sea. And I'd like to say it gets easier overtime, and perhaps it does. But it [...]
How to Book a PCS
My husband was deployed when we received orders for a change of homeport. This was the first permanent change of station (PCS) I ever booked. Thankfully I had all my ducks in a row to be able to do it myself, but I was still a bit overwhelmed with the process. There are many websites that have checklists and information provided to help you in this tedious process.