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About Commander in Chief At home

Erin is a military spouse and, sometimes temporarily single mom to 4 boys. She's a parenting coach, writer, teacher, special needs (Autism) mom, and much more.

Army Training Expands To Esports

The Army is expanding its expertise into the arena of Esports. No, modern war fighting hasn’t gone full AI, but the Army is seeking new ways to recruit new soldiers into its ranks. In 2018, during a time in which … Continue reading

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Target Offers 10% Discount To Military This Week

During the week leading up to Veteran’s Day, Military Families and Veterans can get a stackable 10% discount at our beloved Target! Visit the registration website now to get your personalized code. I did it today and it is very … Continue reading

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New Tricare Vision Coverage

Anyone who has vision trouble or family members who do, knows how expensive it is to pay out of pocket for exams and contact/glasses. In 2019, a brand new vision benefit will be available to eligible to active duty family … Continue reading

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Coalition Formed to Address Military Family Food Insecurity

Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) convenes top hunger- and food security-organizations to support military families facing food insecurity A newly formed coalition of service, advocacy, and education organizations has made combating food insecurity among military families a top priority. This coalition … Continue reading

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Space of Love- A Book About Living With Autism

GUEST POST Space of Love Understanding the Power of Thought and Wisdom in Living with Autism By Gayle Nobel I was helping my son in the shower this morning. It was very early and I was feeling a bit grumpy … Continue reading

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Transitioning to a Civilian Job? Four Tips for Veterans Facing a Career Change

Guest Post: For many military service members, transitioning out of the armed forces does not mean immediate retirement from work. Veterans often choose to pursue a second career after leaving the service to continue to support their family and gain … Continue reading

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SMALLFOOT – Yeti Or Not Here We Come! GIVEAWAY

As a military family on a budget, living overseas has provided us with opportunities to explore the world in ways we would not if we were stationed Stateside.  We’ve been very lucky to have lived overseas for about half of … Continue reading

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8 Things You Need to Know When You Take an Overseas Posting

 You may or may not be able to take your household goods.   Well, of course you can take your belongings, but you might be extremely limited in your weight allowance.  The good news is that if this is the case, … Continue reading

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First Look- Operation Finale- A film about the capture of Adolf Eichmann

Operation Finale, a major motion picture starring Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac, tells the true story of Israel’s Mossad operation to hunt down and capture Holocaust evil mastermind Adolf Eichmann in 1960. The film premiered in New York earlier this … Continue reading

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United Through Reading: Face to Face While Miles Away

By Kara Dallman Military spouses and children face many unique challenges. The frequent moves, reassignments and deployments that many families experience mean that life is never simple or routine. The resiliency and strength of parents and children alike is outstanding … Continue reading

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