5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Moving On Post

Does your family prefer to live on or off post?

The choice to live on post or off post is a personal one, depending on the military family, the location, and financial goals. What works for one family, might not work for another. During your time as a military spouse, you might enjoy living on post in some places, and prefer living off post in others. Some families find they prefer to always live on post and others would rather always stay off. When it comes to making the decision to live on or off post, it is best to know what you are getting into, what your options truly …

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18 Signs That You Have Been Stationed at Fort Campbell During Your Spouse’s Military Career

18 Signs That You Have Been Stationed at Fort Campbell During Your Spouse’s Military Career

Fort Campbell is located on the Tennessee and Kentucky border, literally. Some people love being stationed at Fort Campbell, some people hate being stationed at Fort Campbell, and some have such mixed feelings it really depends on the day. We have lived in the Fort Campbell area for almost nine years now. We have seen some changes, some good and some bad. We have gotten to know the area quite a bit, and will probably be here for a while longer. Because my husband is now in the National Guard, he has not been stationed at Fort Campbell for nine …

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Life at Edwards AFB in California

Life at Edwards AFB in California Hey there, my name is Catherine. I’m an Air Force wife, mother to 2 beautiful daughters and content creator for my blog Love always, Catherine. We’ve been stationed at Edwards AFB in California for about 3 years now and have come to know life on and off base quite well. Tell me about the area When I mention California, you may be thinking sunny beaches and tons of ocean right? Well, I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but Edwards AFB is located in the desert. Yes, the beautiful desert where the …

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The Truth About Military Duty Stations

The Truth About Military Duty Stations

The Truth About Military Duty Stations I just wanted to go home. I hated it there. Everything about that place was starting to get on my nerves. We were still months away from PCSing and the closer that date got, the harder it was to be patient. I wanted to move so badly. Live somewhere else. Get out of where we were. Looking back, it seems unreal that I thought this about being stationed in Germany. Being stationed in Europe is a dream come true. Doing so was an amazing experience and one I am very thankful for. But after …

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Why Colorado Springs is a Fantastic Place to Live

Stationed in COlorado

Why Colorado Springs is a Fantastic Place to Live This is a sponsored post by Susanna Haynie of Your Colorado Springs House. A wonderful resource for those who are moving to the Colorado Springs area.  Colorado is a fantastic place to live, and there are those who yearn for the opportunity to go there. From the perfect climate and fresh mountain air, Colorado Springs is a treasure and delightful place to make a home. Fit and Active With nearly 300 days of sun, you can’t help but get active when you live here. After all, you are living in a place where other people come …

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When You Get PCS Orders to a Place You Don’t Want to Go

When You Get PCS Orders to a Place You Don't Want to Go

When You Get PCS Orders to a Place You Don’t Want to Go This post contains affiliate links!  You are waiting on PCS orders, hoping for Hawaii or even Germany. If you can’t go OCONUS, you are pulling for Fort Carson, your best friend lives there and you have heard so many good things. Your spouse comes home with orders for Fort Bliss. After 5 years overseas you just want to get stationed somewhere on the East Coast so you will be just a few hours from your family. You learn you will be PCSing to Fort Lewis in Washington. …

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The Very Best Places You Could Get Stationed As a Military Family

  The Very Best Places You Could Get Stationed As a Military Family If you ask people what their favorite duty station has been you are going to get a lot of different responses. There are certain duty stations that people love and certain duty stations that people hate. Although it is true that you can bloom where you are stationed no matter where you are, some areas will be easier to have a good experience at than others. So where are these locations? Should your spouse try to get stationed there too? Are there any cons of these coveted duty …

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Living at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas

Stationed at Ft. Leavenworth

Happy to have this guest post by Jenah on being stationed at Ft. Leavenworth. Please visit my Duty station guest post page for posts on other locations or more information about how you can write a guest post about where you have been stationed. Stationed at Ft. Leavenworth My first trip to Ft. Leavenworth was an experience! I was engaged to a Soldier and this was my first duty station. We flew into the Kansas City airport and the images of fountains, shopping, and nightlife that google provided filled me with excitement. Then we got in a rental car and …

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Forget What You’ve Heard, Fort Bragg REALLY is a Great Place To Live!

stationed at ft. bragg

Happy to have this guest post by Kia on Fort Bragg in North Carolina. Please visit my Duty station guest post page for posts on other locations or more information about how you can write a guest post about where you have been stationed. I see it every time I get on one of the FB groups about Fort Bragg. A military spouse posts: “Hey, everyone! We’re getting stationed at Fort Bragg and will be there in a few months. What’s it like there? What suggestions do you have on where to live?” And then they come in droves. “Fort …

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Living in Key West, Florida

Living in Key West, Florida

Happy to have this guest post by Mindy on Key West, Florida. Please visit my Duty station guest post page for posts on other locations or more information about how you can write a guest post about where you have been stationed.  Key West, FL. Home of NAS Key West, Coast Guard Sector and JIATF South. You will find every branch of the military here and a diverse group of locals. Living in Key West can be amazing and difficult at the same time. Being here is an adventure, from the gloriously blue waters to the fun animals you will find. The …

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