25 Things We Did as New Sub Spouses That We Would Never Do Again

25 Things We Did as New Sub Spouses That We Would Never Do Again

We asked, you answered! We posed a simple question to our followers: what did you do as a new submarine spouse that you would never do again? Here's what they said: Have any expectations whatsoever. Don’t expect FRG’s to be bad because not all of them are but don’t expect them all to be great [...]

One Day in Monterey: Must-Do Itinerary For Friends & Family

One Day in Monterey: Must-Do Itinerary For Friends & Family

In our latest installment of our "One Day"itinerary series, let's tackle Monterey! It's been a few years since we were stationed there, but nothing brings me more joy then to reminisce and share suggestions! Monterey is a limited-opportunity shore duty station for sailors studying at the Naval Postgraduate School. If you're new here, check out [...]

Military & Non-Military Domestic Violence & Family Support Services

Military & Non-Military Domestic Violence & Family Support Services

Given recent news, our hearts are heavy for our military communities in Hawaii and Connecticut. As we've shared resources in the past, we wanted to provide specific support services for domestic violence and families. Both military and non-military. We hope if you ever find yourself in an unsafe situation, you feel comforable reaching out and [...]

Change of Command: 6 Things to Know

Change of Command: 6 Things to Know
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In the submarine community there are a number of time-honored traditions and ceremonies. We've previously talked about christening ceremonies, but what about a Change of Command ceremony? Here's a few things you should know. What is a Change of Command ? A Change of Command is a ceremony to honor the outgoing Commanding Officer (CO) [...]