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  1. Are FRGs worth your time?

    In the Army we have what are called FRGs. They stand for “Family Readiness Group” and are usually made up of the spouses from the same Company that your soldier is apart of. Sometimes they have FRGs at the unit level. When you first move to a new place, you...
  2. Planning a baby around the Military

    When my husband joined the Army we had one 13-month old boy. We knew we wanted more children but as we quickly learned, we would have to plan it around the Military. We are not alone. Many Military families have to plan their families around Military schedules, deployments and pcs...
  3. Travel Opportunities Overseas

    No matter where you are stationed, there are usually some fun and unique travel opportunities near where you are living. This is even more true if you are stationed overseas in Europe. There is just so much to see and do and your time there might be the only time...
  4. 5 Myths about being Stationed in Germany

    We were stationed in Germany for four years back in 2006-2010. Before we moved there I wasn’t sure what it would be like. Overall we had a challenging yet amazing experience. I wanted to clear up a few myths about being stationed in Germany. If they are stationed in Germany...
  5. Differences Between Being Stationed in the US and Overseas

    My husband and I spent four years in Germany. We were stationed at two different places, Schweinfurt and Grafenwoeher. Germany was my first experience with the Army and my first experience living on an Army post. We have now been at Fort Campbell on the Kentucky and Tennessee border for...
  6. All About Julie

    I’m excited to be a new writer for Militaryfamily.com! I am Julie and married to a soldier in the US Army named Ben. We are both from California and met back in 2001. We have been married almost 10 years now. We have three little boys. Daniel is 7.5, Drew...