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  1. Lessons on Fatherhood From General Patton

    For those of you who are up on your U.S. military history, you know about General George S. Patton:  He was a complicated, mercurial man with delusions of grandeur, severe dyslexia and bipolar disorder.  He was...
  2. 9 Reasons To Be The Best Military Dad You Can Be

    What makes the difference between a good Marine and a great Marine?  When I take the measure of my Marines – their capabilities, their strengths, their weaknesses and their welfare – I use a lot of...
  3. Career Advancement with MyCAA

    Education pays; the more education you have, the more likely you are to find a job and the more you are likely to earn.   The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that high school graduates earn a...
  4. How We Celebrate Christmas

    Over the years, Sam and I have learned to celebrate Christmas in a lot of different situations. From him being in Iraq one year, to just the two of us stationed in California years ago, and...
  5. Joining the Military at an Older Age

    My husband first joined the Military when he was 19 and got out when he was 21. We met when he was 25, got married, had a child and he re-joined at age 30. We made...
  6. Cuts to Military Health Benefits On The Horizon

    In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the top Republican on the Senate’s Armed Services Committee has endorsed President Obama’s proposal to cut military health benefits. Senator John McCain of Arizona will recommend to the Congressional “super committee” – a...
  7. An Historic Leader of Modern Warfare

      The remarkable career of David Petraeus has been a parade of challenges and achievements. From West Point to Princeton University to United States Military Academy and then on to Iraq and Afghanistan, his work has...
  8. The Emotional Timeline of a Separation

    Brief or extended, the words “I’ll be leaving on_______ and by home by _______” strike a sadness into every military spouse’s heart. It’s a process of it’s own, somewhat like a grieving. Most spouses are given...
  9. Best Books for Military Wives

    When my husband first joined the Army, I wanted to read all I could on what it was like to be a military wife. I bought a few books and over the last few years I...
  10. 7 Moments to Capture During Military Life

    In military life, there are always moments, little and big, that make wonderful memories when we get pictures of them. These times can be easily forgotten under emotions and the rush of life and getting things...

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