Defense

Community members can enjoy more flexibility with their workout schedules thanks to increased after-hours access at two U.S.
We all want our children to enjoy learning, make good grades and achieve success. Nutrition and physical activity are linked to academic achievement, so making sure your children are healthy and active will assist them in reaching their academic goals.
When we moved to Europe, my mom prepared her bucket list of places she wanted to visit, with Rome at the top. We had heard stories of pickpockets and petty crime, but we brushed it off. Surely, it wouldn’t happen to us.
When you’re preparing for a military move, having a pet can add another layer of complexity, particularly if you’re moving overseas. But you know the drill: spend some upfront time planning and preparing, and you can ease some of the stress of relocating for both you and your pet.
It can be overwhelming to live in a different country with a different language and culture. But one of the blessings hidden in the chaos is the prospect of discovery.
VILSECK, Germany -- The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria is pleased to announce it has successfully earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its certification in Primary Care Medical Home.
Adjusting to moving abroad can be especially difficult for spouses who have left respected careers, business networks and emotional support of friends and family.
Home schooling may appeal to some military families who are concerned that frequent moves and new school systems might disrupt their children's education.
Summer lives in our imaginations throughout the year because it nourishes our souls. The warmth ... the fun ... the sheer deliciousness. But mostly, the luxury of time, unbounded by school. Time to explore, to make new friends, to lie on your back and watch the clouds billow.
For children and adults alike, the prospect of entering a new school can be daunting, let alone when that new school will be based in a foreign country. For some it may be their first experience within a Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) school.
Getting an account through an on-base credit union or bank should be your top priority. This will eliminate headaches when paying bills, transferring money, making purchases, getting cash and managing funds between U.S. dollars and euros.
CREDIT UNIONS
Moving abroad can be difficult for spouses who have left respected careers, business networks and emotional support of friends and family. Take control of your routine — learn about the new job market and seek employment, find volunteer opportunities and further your education.
On the Thames, between the London Bridge and the Tower Bridge, the HMS Belfast rests at anchor.
Understanding the SOFA agreement between the U.S. and Italy will set realistic expectations for career opportunities during your time in Italy. Dependents are not allowed to work on the economy or have in-home businesses (Example: Mary Kay, Arbonne, Scentsy, etc.).
GETTING SETTLED
Moving to Italy is a big change for the entire family. Children certainly feel this impact as they leave behind familiar schedules, classrooms, friends and neighborhoods. Here are ways to make the transition as smooth as possible for your kiddos.
For years, Sharon Schell tried to get her father to talk about his experiences in World War II, but he kept them to himself.