My son’s first Valentine’s Day at school in Germany left me scrambling at the last minute. I’d made it to the base Exchange too late — the traditional boxes of themed sign-and-tear cards I remember giving away to my classmates when I was a little girl had long-since been sold out.
As mobile military students move through various sets of curriculums, graduation requirements, and school systems they can suffer academically and socially. This is finally a front-burner issue with many school districts in the states.
For more than half a century, seafood dishes — including walleye, trout, salmon, tilapia and even eel — have been deep fried in a traditional copper pot filled with 50 liters of hot oil for the annual Ketsch Backfischfest.
From child care to school-age services, teen programs, youth sports and more, U.S. Army Child & Youth Services (CYS) strives to support the challenges servicemembers and their families face in military life.
Recent events in our overseas communities have raised red flags for parents and caretakers. The U.S. Army Directorate of Emergency Services has tips for helping keep our kids safe at European duty stations.
Tips for parents
Thanksgiving is a time to remember what we are thankful for — family, friends, a home, a steady job, our health, our freedom. It is also a chance to give back to those who selflessly serve the United States and their families. Many organizations are doing just that, and they need your help!