Elaine Brye may have a few things to say about being a military mom. She has three sons and a daughter serving in the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines! WOW ...
The Institute for Veterans and Military Families has expanded eligibility to enroll in its Veterans Career Transition Program to spouses of eligible veterans and active duty servicemembers. This new development allows these spouses access to online courses along four professional tracks that will help them gain knowledge, skills and certifications that civilian organizations seek in their employees – all at no cost.
Sporting a sparkler on that left hand of yours? Better make sure it's protected ... here's how and why!
Col. David Sutherland (Ret.), who commanded a combat brigade in Iraq, has served as special assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He writes in Forbes about non-commissioned officers and their attributes >>>
“Rather than staying stuck, waiting for some future event or timing, waiting for ‘someday,’ waiting for deployment to be over, waiting for your spouse’s retirement, or waiting for someone else to do something, you enjoy a real sense of your authentic unique self actively engaged in life. That’s what brings the joy. Living NOW, not WHEN. It’s the process itself, embracing the journey, engaging in life.” – excerpted from Military Spouse Journey: Discover the Possibilities & Live Your Dreams
We are busy at Blue Star Families ... as usual. Planning events, supporting our milfams and welcoming new faboosh folks to our team. Read all about it!
Is your milkid awesome? Strong in the face of PCSing or deployment? Of course she is! So nominate that special little gal or girl for the Military Child of the Year award! More here>>>
What do you get when you cross hundreds of military kids, Mickey Mouse and tons and tons of books? Find out! >>>
A Backpack Journalist + Picaboo Yearbooks: Building Youth Resiliency Through Creative Expression. Check out the latest from this uber cool program!