Congratulations! Your orders are in, and you have one of the military's coveted "good deals": Hawaii, Germany, Japan. Your friends are jealous as you imagine all kinds of travel, food, and new adventures.
When visions of a cat wearing a top hat, balancing on a ball and juggling a slew of household items enter your mind, you've either just received your overseas orders or you've read the same children's book too many times.
Sending your child off to college is an exciting but expensive time for families. If you are stationed in Europe, the cost of flights to and from school can be onerous. There is a benefit that helps our families stationed here in Europe with this added cost.
Voting is easy when you live around the corner from your local polling destination. Just head over before the polls close, right? But it's not so smooth when you are away from your district or deployed overseas.
It was a normal summer day in Germany. I heard the familiar music of the gelato man’s truck tinkling its way down the cobblestone street in front of our house, while the muted shouts of my kids playing with the neighbor children served as a backdrop to the warm stillness.
As a military spouse, it can be difficult finding employment. Constant moves, TDYs, deployments and family obligations can put a damper on job opportunities. Home-based businesses (HBB) are an excellent alternative to traditional office jobs.
It’s a common drill in the military that takes place, on average, every 3 years. You’ve received a new assignment; packed all your belongings, moved roughly 3,000 miles away and checked into temporary housing. Almost immediately, you begin the search for permanent quarters.
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – After 18 months of preparation, evaluations, and intense competition, the Clock Tower Café bested 197 other dining facilities to win the 2016 Department of the Army Philip A. Connelly Best Garrison Dining Facility Award.