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.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders arrive and the flurry of moving begins. It’s a time of excitement, anticipation and preparations. One of the best investments you can make is to plan ahead of time for the costs associated with a move.
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.