SURVIVING SOLITARY: MOVING OCONUS DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC
By: Kori Yates Facing our first OCONUS orders, we were a family of four in one barracks room for two weeks. Arriving in our new country, quarantine was expected, but the schedule and accommodations were a surprise. Scouring Facebook, the go-to platform for military communication, we read all the . . .
TRANSITIONING FAMILIES, GIVE YOURSELF GRACE
Dropping my separation paperwork was a rush of excitement, immediately followed by crashing waves of competing emotion. I hadn't expected that leaving the military would at times feel exhilarating, only to have fear and panic rush in on the coat-tails of excitement. If you, or your family are . . .
GEEKY MILSPOUSES NEED LOVE, TOO
One of my favorite things about military life is meeting new people. I have friends from all over the world, and I have learned so much from them. We all have different personalities, hobbies, and interests.