Our Stories

PCS Diaries: Part 1

By: Jill at Keep Calm & Have a Cosmo  It’s that time again. We’ve been in California for almost three years. We feel at home in our school, church, and…

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If it wasn’t for the Navy…

by: Nicole Robb People always ask me, “How is life in Australia different from America?” I always answer, “ I live the Military life in America, VERY different to my…

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Unforgettable Civilian Neighbors

By Carla Olivo, PCSgrades.com Strategic Communications Director Looking back on my family’s PCS history, I am reminded of all the wonderful people, both military and civilian, we have met along…

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MISSION: SLEEP NUMBER SURPRISE

At 0800 this morning, fueled by Venti lattes, we left Washington, D.C. for our target destination: Chief Warrant Officer Sean Ebersole’s home in Virginia Beach. Three hours later, we rendezvoused with the Sleep Number Home Delivery team at our designated meeting point two blocks from the family’s home and out of sight.

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Impacting Military Spouse Career Goals

The BSF Careers Program suite supports military spouses through their career journey and provides opportunities to develop networks and access resources to further their career goals. Ashley, an active duty…

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28,500 THANK YOU’s!

by:  Tammy Meyer Gratitude can be expressed in many ways. Our military community has much gratitude for employers that support military veteran and spouse employment. First Data provides our military…

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Meet a Scrappy Milspouse

by: Kelly Wilson As we know all too well, the military lifestyle can be challenging in ways different from those we experienced in our prior civilian lives. We regularly read…

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A Note To Our Civilian Friends

Author: Carla Olivio Photo by Stephanie Lynne Photography “I don’t know how you do it.” Ask any military spouse, and they have heard a well-meaning civilian friend or family member…

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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…

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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…

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