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Make the Most of Your Holiday Season PCS

by: Amy Shick at Millie The holidays are stressful.  Now add a PCS to the season and it could be miserable, but it doesn’t have to be. This could actually be your best PCS and most memorable holiday season ever. The holidays are about giving and celebrating with loved ones.  It’s easy to get caught […]

Blue Star Families’ Seventh Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey Reveals The All-Volunteer Force At A Crossroads

Pay, Retirement and Spouse Employment Top List of Concerns for Military Families Washington, DC – Financial issues of military pay, changes to retirement benefits, and military spouse employment are the top concerns among military families, according to the 2016 Blue Star Families (BSF) annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS) released today.   However, quality of […]

The Making of a Military Holiday

by: Jessica Howington I’ve seen a lot of articles floating around recently about recipes for a perfect holiday. Oddly enough, I haven’t read one that strikes a chord with the military lifestyle. Although I’d love to say that I have the secret to a perfect military holiday, I’ve realized that with this lifestyle it’s less […]