SpouseBuzz RSS Feed - Military.com http://feed.informer.com/digests/J3WY3TC2MX/feeder SpouseBuzz RSS Feed - Military.com Respective post owners and feed distributors Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:34:07 +0000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ The Adorable Deployment Baby Who Broke the Internet https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/08/16/adorable-deployment-baby-who-broke-internet.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:ec9f5319-5cf8-9a9e-121a-f51c9182e4e3 Fri, 16 Aug 2019 20:40:17 +0000 They don't get much cuter than this! When Military Medicine Fails: An Army Wife Pleads for Change https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/08/15/when-military-medicine-fails-army-wife-pleads-change.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:fcbc6c83-6127-9608-ff1c-6c97f525b254 Thu, 15 Aug 2019 18:54:13 +0000 Military medicine failed their family. Now, Megan and Rich Stayskal are fighting back. This New VA Hiring Program Is Hunting for Military Spouses https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/08/12/new-va-hiring-program-hunting-military-spouses.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:47b7bd5a-d52b-f1c4-45a4-017c83a04561 Mon, 12 Aug 2019 12:29:23 +0000 The VA is partnering with Hiring Our Heroes to help military spouses work in the government. Starbucks Renews Its Commitment to Hiring Military Spouses https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/08/01/starbucks-renews-their-commitment-hiring-military-spouses.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:89b8652e-7926-ec8c-c52a-0278f0df1c57 Thu, 01 Aug 2019 18:11:34 +0000 Starbucks has reached their goal of hiring 25,000 veterans and military spouses by 2025. Now, they're willing to do even more. Commissary Unveils New Survey Tool https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/07/29/commissary-unveils-new-survey-tool.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6003e19e-844a-a31a-ddc3-f3846a3342c4 Mon, 29 Jul 2019 15:11:36 +0000 The Commissary has a new survey tool that will make feedback even easier. Santa Rosa Ironman Competition Honors the Fallen https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/07/26/santa-rosa-ironman-competition-honors-fallen.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:476e3412-a1c6-6fcd-a2bc-ca49fd52a0a7 Fri, 26 Jul 2019 20:46:48 +0000 Santa Rosa Ironman 70.3 honors the fallen in a meaningful way, for both the runners and Gold Star Families. A Spouse's Perspective on Whether the Wars Were 'Worth It' https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/07/18/spouses-perspective-whether-wars-were-worth-it.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:45188759-8b62-711a-3aeb-de1de3701936 Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:29:19 +0000 Were the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan worth it? Not to this spouse. AAFES to Offer Double Discounts on Back-to-School Shopping https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/07/17/aafes-offer-double-discounts-back-school-shopping.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:df728786-0a08-1194-a9c6-af5965578e9a Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:30 +0000 Double your Back-to-School savings with participating AAFES during tax-free holidays. Vets, Troops Can Get Free Sports Gear for Their Kids. Here's How. https://www.military.com/2019/07/03/vets-troops-can-get-free-sports-gear-their-kids-heres-how.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:de9340c5-bd5e-6d56-7c12-5860e06aa461 Wed, 03 Jul 2019 19:19:48 +0000 There's nothing cheap about kids and sports, but one Minnesota-based nonprofit is trying to make kinetic activities for military and veteran kids just a little more affordable by giving away free gear. Spouse Professional License Reimbursement Now Offered by All 5 Services https://www.military.com/2019/06/27/spouse-professional-license-reimbursement-now-offered-all-5-services.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:7eb60188-6323-44af-ebe3-eeba33647d13 Thu, 27 Jun 2019 22:32:07 +0000 The Navy and Coast Guard joined the other services in offering spouses reimbursement for professional licenses and certifications. Hiring Our Heroes Honors Military Spouse Award Recipients https://www.military.com/2019/06/20/hiring-our-heroes-honors-military-spouse-award-recipients.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:1a832583-8fdb-655a-afd8-cb009abba2df Fri, 21 Jun 2019 03:30:39 +0000 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation honored spouses, communities and organizations that are making an impact for military spouses. The 2019 Military Spouse of the Year Wants to Help You with Your Passions https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/06/11/2019-military-spouse-year-wants-help-you-your-passions.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:bf34a74b-bf67-033b-3a9b-237a5f7349e4 Tue, 11 Jun 2019 20:44:00 +0000 Instead of developing grand plans for the coming year, she wants to listen to others and learn how her seat in the spotlight can help support their worthy passions and causes. The Best Leave You'll Ever Take https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/06/06/best-leave-youll-ever-take.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:b5236c50-92f9-53db-a8d0-c3aa17b8fbdc Thu, 06 Jun 2019 20:14:34 +0000 In our marriages and in our families, we should strive to be more like the pig. Military Spouse Killed in Virginia Beach Shooting https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/06/04/military-spouse-killed-virginia-beach-shooting.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:1860fff4-e9ff-d82a-c8e4-4fcf7ca90f20 Tue, 04 Jun 2019 22:19:58 +0000 A military spouse was killed in the Virginia Beach shooting. Now, friends are trying to help her family. It's Time You Know the Difference Between Veterans Day and Memorial Day https://www.military.com/memorial-day/its-time-you-know-difference-between-veterans-day-and-memorial-day.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:06d18213-fbde-ad29-92a7-6b0e8c246cc5 Tue, 21 May 2019 22:26:54 +0000 Do you know the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day? Want to Make Military Life Better? Take the Blue Star Families Survey https://www.military.com/2019/05/17/want-make-military-life-better-take-blue-star-families-survey.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:451de5f1-930e-de60-c7d0-e8a133676042 Fri, 17 May 2019 20:22:38 +0000 Take the 2019 Blue Star Families Annual Survey and let your voice be heard. Google Rolls Out Remote Job Search Tool Aimed at Military Spouses https://www.military.com/2019/05/13/google-rolls-out-remote-job-search-tool-aimed-military-spouses.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6c41e10e-a858-d8a2-ac0b-77042ceff7c9 Mon, 13 May 2019 14:20:43 +0000 A new search feature announced Friday by Google and designed specifically for military spouse job seekers aims to make it easier to find remote jobs. Even More Spouses Can Now Get This Great Scholarship https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/05/09/even-more-spouses-can-now-get-great-scholarship.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4a35370a-8c5c-53b5-f33a-18d0ec4b3bee Thu, 09 May 2019 20:03:17 +0000 The number of scholarships available annually to military spouses through a military family advocacy organization is set to double. Be a Spouse Lobbyist Without Being in D.C. https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/05/09/be-spouse-lobbyist-without-being-dc.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:b8cd1be3-9a8d-a42f-c259-f27e13defe4e Thu, 09 May 2019 16:11:25 +0000 Military spouses are Storming the Hill and legislative offices around the country to advocate for change. 2019 Military.com Spouse Changemaker of the Year Winner Named https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/05/08/2019-militarycom-spouse-changemaker-year-winner-named.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0bb462e8-5f94-1dc3-e2bf-c95f355e1a79 Wed, 08 May 2019 11:37:41 +0000 Military.com selected her as the 2019 Changemaker of the Year for her quiet, relentless work on behalf of career-minded military spouses. Here's Why an Insurance Company Cares About a Spouse of the Year Contest https://www.military.com/2019/05/07/heres-why-insurance-company-cares-about-spouse-year-contest.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c6467129-9d29-ec78-96ec-f78abdfd95da Tue, 07 May 2019 13:14:34 +0000 It's not every day a business aimed at military members can hit that sweet spot between supporting the bottom line and doing something good for the community just because it seems right. Employers Can't Support Spouses If We Don't Let Them https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/05/05/employers-cant-support-spouses-if-we-dont-let-them.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:491dbfd7-6b4c-ef3f-09d9-227fb4225fba Sun, 05 May 2019 23:59:28 +0000 Do we self-identify during hiring and let employers put their money where their mouths are, or do we slow our complaints that corporate America doesn't support us? The Navy’s Stress Problem: A Spouse’s Perspective https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/05/02/navys-stress-problem-spouses-perspective.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:5f6bbeea-8e33-293a-dfdc-a00b4aa22a9f Thu, 02 May 2019 20:52:02 +0000 Navy -- consider this an intervention. You have a stress problem. Coast Guard Spouses Can Soon Get Free Linkedin Premium https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/04/29/coast-guard-spouses-can-now-get-free-linkedin-premium.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:2845be6f-7769-a85b-3af7-ec6fadcd8b53 Mon, 29 Apr 2019 20:04:54 +0000 As of May, Coast Guard spouses will have the same access as other milspouses to LinkedIn Premium before or after a PCS and in conjunction with transition. Fighting for Equality: Ashley Broadway-Mack https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/04/28/fighting-equality-ashley-broadway-mack.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f7ee3dbb-5c17-c9a5-a255-d2ef9158e78c Sun, 28 Apr 2019 17:44:33 +0000 Ashley Broadway-Mack never planned to become an advocate for LGBTQ military rights. But life as an Army wife married to a female soldier under the shifting Defense Department policy left her with little choice. Removing Spouse Career Barriers: Libby Jamison https://www.military.com/2019/04/22/removing-spouse-career-barriers-libby-jamison.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:befdf591-0ffd-d73e-ad45-67bbfa3b5888 Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:40:28 +0000 It isn't enough for Navy spouse and attorney Libby Jamison to just solve her own career problems. Pentagon's Military Kids Website Gets Face-Lift https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/04/17/pentagons-military-kids-website-gets-face-lift.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:8d0f8597-ec3c-8b0d-f398-4b21852d1215 Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:14:57 +0000 The Pentagon website aimed at helping military kids has a fresh new look. Tone-Deaf Army Video Urges Mold Prevention in Wake of Housing Scandal https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/04/16/tone-deaf-army-video-urges-mold-prevention-wake-housing-scandal.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:28d810d6-6619-1294-815d-75042c86c4a5 Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:49:42 +0000 A newly released U.S. Army Garrison Japan video places the onus for healthy housing on occupant "prevention," not on those tasked with keeping housing safe. Changing the Corporate Culture: Herrick Ross https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/04/15/changing-corporate-culture-herrick-ross.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:22960e44-5b27-aefd-7a59-cd1a114cd56c Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:00:13 +0000 Ross has been selected as one of Military.com's 2019 Changemaker of the Year finalists for his work on the Starbucks talent acquisition team. A PCS Kept Her From Justice. Here's How You Can Avoid Her Mistakes. https://www.military.com/2019/04/12/pcs-kept-her-justice-heres-how-you-can-avoid-her-mistakes.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:19a46a96-040d-a9dc-34c6-5954b1a2c225 Fri, 12 Apr 2019 19:50:09 +0000 Here's what I wish I had known, and what you should do if you ever find yourself in a similar accident situation. Announcing the Military.com Spouse Changemaker of the Year 2019 Finalists https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/04/10/announcing-militarycom-spouse-changemaker-year-2019-finalists.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:8c0b4ffa-617c-a9f5-45a1-0290711f8f15 Wed, 10 Apr 2019 20:36:15 +0000 The 2019 Military.com Spouse Changemaker of the Year finalists, Herrick Ross, Libby Jamsion and Ashley Broadway-Mack, have been elected for their work pushing the military spouse community forward. Financial Considerations for the MilSpouse Entrepreneur https://www.military.com/paycheck-chronicles/2019/04/10/financial-considerations-milspouse-entrepreneur.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:cf8356d2-5343-5003-d7e4-cd1e3ad11513 Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:44:23 +0000 Becoming a MilSpouse entrepreneur can be rewarding and fulfilling. Free Food for Military Kids in Honor of Month of the Military Child https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/free-food-military-kids-honor-month-military-child.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:3a71aa9b-37fb-efef-ad1c-3b0440faefa7 Fri, 05 Apr 2019 14:29:44 +0000 The Exchange celebrates Purple Up Day as part of Month of the Military Child, offering kids lots of free treats. Yes, You Can Be Friends With an Officer's Wife, and Anyone Else https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/04/04/yes-you-can-be-friends-officers-wife-and-anyone-else.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6958180b-eaf9-62f5-f959-8f8b2163d2f5 Fri, 05 Apr 2019 03:27:27 +0000 Military rules dictating how spouses should interact with each other are garbage. LinkedIn Premium Now Free for Veteran Caregivers, Fry Scholars https://www.military.com/militaryadvantage/2019/04/03/linkedin-premium-now-free-veteran-caregivers-fry-scholars.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:9860b727-bc44-e837-0df2-844e4d35030d Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:57:54 +0000 Want a free year of LinkedIn premium? Veteran caregivers and Fry Scholarship users can now snag the freebie. Adorable Future Fighter Pilot Presents Qualifications to Air Force General https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/03/29/adorable-future-fighter-pilot-presents-qualifications-air-force-general.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6a7c8f2b-0dd2-dcba-7e1d-0d0888999dbd Fri, 29 Mar 2019 14:09:34 +0000 The commander of the Defense Department's Air Combat Command has identified a future fighter pilot -- but she's going to have to grow up first. Dr. Phil Says You Can't Be Someone's Lover and Their Caregiver. He's Wrong https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/03/21/dr-phil-says-you-cant-be-someones-lover-and-their-caregiver-hes-wrong.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:22fe9ccd-dc39-2c98-64f6-a1c025f1feb9 Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:26:51 +0000 Can a couple balance being a full time caregiver with a romantic relationship? Dr. Phil says "no." Veteran caregivers say "yes." This Army Retiree Spouse Has Volunteered for 60 Years https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/03/12/army-retiree-spouse-has-volunteered-60-years.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:363635e7-f37a-f471-195f-3399a2039ff4 Tue, 12 Mar 2019 18:51:19 +0000 She started volunteering the same year Elvis Presley joined the military. Enlisted, Given 4 Stars: 8-Year-Old Takes Brief Command of Fort Polk https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/03/12/enlisted-given-4-stars-8-year-old-takes-brief-command-fort-polk.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:a3a19651-31ef-1aab-a2f5-457e435e6878 Tue, 12 Mar 2019 16:29:46 +0000 Typically, an 8-year-old cannot enlist in the Army and then immediately pin four stars. This was not a typical situation. This 2019 Scholarship Gives MilSpouses Free Financial Counselor Accreditation https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/03/08/2019-scholarship-gives-milspouses-free-financial-counselor-accreditation.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4a3ee5d3-bca0-07ad-b15f-9bd4d9cf4e66 Fri, 08 Mar 2019 19:28:19 +0000 Now through April 19, 2019, military spouses can apply for the opportunity to earn a free financial counselor accreditation. It's Time to Register for This Free Military Kid Camp https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/03/04/its-time-register-free-military-kid-camp.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c0f984cd-c68b-7187-6834-3eed889e8aa4 Mon, 04 Mar 2019 17:27:30 +0000 Registration opened March 4 for Operation Purple's 2019 camp season. Army Wife Writes Scathing Open Letter Rejecting Husband's Re-Enlistment Bonus https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/03/04/army-wife-writes-scathing-open-letter-rejecting-husbands-reenlistment-bonus.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:ba5966c1-88d7-a699-0947-fd60b227bc29 Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:02:20 +0000 Rebecca Yarros, whose husband Jason is a soldier of 22 years, is done waiting for the forever wars to end, and not even $105,000 will change her mind. Commissary Opens New Curbside Delivery Location, Adds Service Fee https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/03/01/commissary-opens-new-curbside-delivery-location-adds-service-fee.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:18577f89-5ea5-9e05-b8af-cf4f2d733d8f Sat, 02 Mar 2019 05:34:12 +0000 One new location opened with a service fee, while three free locations ended. Service Dog Sully H.W. Bush Enlists at Walter Reed https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2019/02/27/service-dog-sully-hw-bush-enlists-walter-reed.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:34fd009a-6548-dfd9-8288-722d59c61e8f Thu, 28 Feb 2019 02:12:53 +0000 Three months after his owner former President George H.W. Bush died, Sully raised a paw to continue his service. 'Winnie the Pooh' Was Created by a Vet Explaining War to His Boy https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2019/02/19/winnie-pooh-was-created-vet-explaining-war-his-boy.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:fbb02636-bbd3-5a8a-5bf5-56cc3ccaf686 Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:55:36 +0000 There is nothing more heart-wrenching to veterans with families than having to explain why daddy hasn't been the same ever since he returned from the war. 6 Steps for Making It as a Career Minded Military Spouse https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/02/05/6-steps-making-it-career-minded-military-spouse.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:fa786786-5eee-07bb-51aa-3b367d054a18 Tue, 05 Feb 2019 17:49:17 +0000 You want a career, but you have to balance it with your military life. Here are six tips for making it happen. Top 5 New Military Spouse Mistakes https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/02/03/top-5-new-military-spouse-mistakes.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:aa9b7bff-59d7-4616-9130-e385fad40d8d Mon, 04 Feb 2019 04:48:57 +0000 Avoid making these new military spouse mistakes like I did. Some Military Families to Get More Cash for Child Care https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/02/02/some-military-families-get-more-cash-child-care.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0c8f5b34-ed00-3248-f774-1ea8b2453aa4 Sat, 02 Feb 2019 21:39:10 +0000 A spending cap increase will leave more cash in some military family members' pockets. Free Museums for Military Families Marks 10th Year https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/21/free-museums-military-families-9th-year-running.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:99c76b1b-8774-772e-dcfe-0ce6bf2ff460 Mon, 21 May 2018 14:59:57 +0000 Do you like free summer fun? So do we. And that's why this program is great. Month of the Military Child https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2008/04/month-of-the-military-child.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0fc2b52a-21a8-621e-4e42-39f2aeea4ff2 Wed, 02 Apr 2008 08:00:00 +0000 Military child appreciation month, officially known as Month of the Military Child, celebrates military kids everywhere!