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/ '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. Does the Military's Travel Discount Site Really Offer Deals? https://www.military.com/paycheck-chronicles/2019/01/31/does-militarys-travel-discount-site-really-offer-deals.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:a596b813-a751-d380-eb40-ddf7defc0092 Thu, 31 Jan 2019 13:35:49 +0000 A new military travel discount site boasts savings. So I put it to the test. With Housing Woes as Backdrop, Army Fields Family Survey https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/01/24/housing-woes-backdrop-army-fields-family-survey.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:084240ec-2277-6f2b-f356-6582824ec2ee Thu, 24 Jan 2019 15:26:32 +0000 The survey comes in the wake of a series of reports detailing lead poisoning and mold problems in family housing on Army bases across the U.S. Words of Advice for a New Military Wife https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/01/18/new-military-wife-advice.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:d40aaa6e-3c79-4b56-d110-0b4e30ae0d23 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:25:24 +0000 The new military wife advice will make starting your new life as a military spouse so much easier. Read more. Announcing the Military.com Spouse Changemaker Award https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/01/09/announcing-militarycom-spouse-changemaker-award.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:008d6186-0a26-2947-e0bc-39a1cb3fa0cc Wed, 09 Jan 2019 20:30:03 +0000 The award shines a light on someone whose work has had a substantial impact on the military spouse community. It's Time to Focus on Your Purpose https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/01/07/its-time-focus-your-purpose.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c44700a5-ab8e-a628-3b62-3e4e3236e848 Fri, 04 Jan 2019 19:39:34 +0000 Making it in military life means having a purpose. But how do you find one? Time to Nominate Your Amazing Military Spouse Friend for This Award https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/01/03/time-nominate-your-amazing-military-spouse-friend-award.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:2165e0f4-e147-e945-34cd-c6dd3b3c86d0 Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:31:41 +0000 Know someone amazing? Now is the time to nominate them. Tricare Survey: Advocacy Group Wants Your Help https://www.military.com/militaryadvantage/2019/01/02/tricare-survey-advocacy-group-wants-your-help.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:39fe24f1-bdc4-36dc-df59-03e6c580f63d Wed, 02 Jan 2019 16:57:22 +0000 MOAA wants Tricare users to weigh in on their health benefits. This Adorable 5-Year-Old Was a T-6 Pilot for a Day https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/12/13/adorable-5-year-old-was-t-6-pilot-day.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:b053faed-7174-3426-b94f-fa0ad7df1c38 Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:02:21 +0000 His smile and happy attitude made the whole day worthwhile. Two Military Kids to Represent the U.S. at the Special Olympics World Games https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/12/12/two-military-kids-represent-us-special-olympics-world-games.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4b1bfbee-73bb-a917-9f67-b5de01431399 Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:32:44 +0000 They are the only Special Olympics cheer team on a U.S. military base. 2,000 Gold-Star Family Members Go to Disney Thanks to Gary Sinise https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/12/12/2000-gold-star-family-members-go-disney-thanks-gary-sinise.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:8ac0048f-e3cf-771c-154a-950e02b85d52 Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:19:47 +0000 Sinise's Snowball Express is a holiday season program that aims to help families of fallen service members. Easy Errands? New Crowdsourcing App Adds Convenience to Military Life https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/12/06/easy-errands-new-crowdsourcing-app-adds-convenience-military-life.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:e755c615-958c-fdd5-d0be-6fe0c3df49c8 Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:49:50 +0000 A new app-based errand and delivery service is rolling out to some military bases nationwide, and the founder wants to know if you'd like access to it too. I'm Not Crying, You're Crying: Exchange Ad Gets Us Right in the Feels https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/12/05/im-not-crying-youre-crying-exchange-ad-gets-us-right-feels.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4d172d7c-88a4-36bf-51b4-5d4095327f81 Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:11:57 +0000 This Navy Exchange holiday ad will leave you with warm fuzzy feelings. Army Family's Home Splits, Collapses in Alaska Earthquake https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/12/05/army-familys-home-splits-collapses-alaska-earthquake.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:2323742e-4354-4ec7-f565-676cac51d396 Wed, 05 Dec 2018 14:40:53 +0000 As Logan Cushman lay in bed surfing Facebook on his day off, his house collapsed around him. What Is Tricare 'Open Enrollment?' What to Know Before It's Too Late https://www.military.com/militaryadvantage/2018/12/03/what-tricare-open-enrollment-what-know-its-too-late.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:93feb5c0-f7e4-3870-1832-7a1d4fd11ac4 Mon, 03 Dec 2018 21:39:43 +0000 Time is running out for military families and retirees to participate in the military's first-ever open enrollment period. She Transforms Vintage Military Insignia into Art While Boosting Other Businesses https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/12/03/she-transforms-vintage-military-insignia-art-while-boosting-other-businesses.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:db7f06b5-7f8d-6793-ab64-857fa6dca11e Mon, 03 Dec 2018 19:29:54 +0000 This Army spouse doesn't just have her own small business. She helps other spouses and veterans have theirs, too. New Map Lays Out Military Caregiver Experience, Offers Help https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/11/27/new-map-lays-out-military-caregiver-experience-offers-help.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:008e645a-250f-8abc-f3ca-2d32171e18a3 Tue, 27 Nov 2018 18:21:02 +0000 This military caregiver road map is aimed at helping users better navigate life while caring for a wounded veteran. What's MyCAA? How One Spouse Used This Free Military Education Benefit https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/11/25/whats-mycaa-how-one-spouse-used-free-military-education-benefit.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:717c1b57-de8a-0cb8-467e-f17587b787c7 Mon, 26 Nov 2018 02:57:11 +0000 MyCAA is a free military education benefit that gives qualifying military spouses cash for specific types of school programs. 3 Myths About Free Military Mental Health Help https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/11/20/3-myths-about-free-military-mental-health-help.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:a36534d6-b1d8-a446-f18c-a5d6c1fad107 Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:46:41 +0000 None of these three free military mental health myths are completely accurate. This Retired Guardsman Memorializes the Past With Christmas Wreaths https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/11/19/retired-guardsman-memorializes-past-christmas-wreaths.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:480b62f3-692d-3e13-be36-487f26c93b9b Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:37:05 +0000 Her family's love of Christmas and dedication to service made her the perfect candidate for the task. Hurricane Was Just the Start of This Air Force Family's Tragedy https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/11/13/hurricane-was-just-start-air-force-familys-tragedy.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c54e0081-503e-3117-c52d-5160e9361740 Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:49:15 +0000 It had been just over a week since a hurricane forced his family's evacuation when he received the call no one wants. Private Grant Gives Major Funding Boost for Handful of Military Nonprofits https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/11/09/private-grant-gives-major-funding-boost-handful-military-nonprofits.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:8649306b-4217-d014-a5f0-28129c873d31 Fri, 09 Nov 2018 20:38:36 +0000 Five nonprofits on Friday announced plans to expand their services thanks to a multimillion-dollar grant from transportation company CSX. This Military Spouse Scholarship Is Now Available All Year Long https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/11/06/military-spouse-scholarship-now-available-all-year-long.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c592e981-d0a2-8d04-9843-766392809d3d Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:26:37 +0000 This military spouse scholarship no longer has a deadline. Thank Your Good Neighbor With This Military Organization's Award https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/31/thank-your-good-neighbor-military-organizations-award.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4eb366f7-02af-46b4-69ab-59aaaecb666f Wed, 31 Oct 2018 13:45:28 +0000 Do you have the best neighbor ever? Can a TV Home Makeover Show Inspire More Than 'Thank You for Your Service?' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/10/30/can-tv-home-makeover-show-inspire-more-thank-you-your-service.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:998d6a00-39ce-86d6-28d8-6fb18b69da10 Tue, 30 Oct 2018 20:05:22 +0000 Can a home makeover show teach Americans how to really thank veterans? 5 Things Military Families Must Know About Tricare's New Open Enrollment https://www.military.com/militaryadvantage/2018/10/30/5-things-military-families-must-know-about-tricares-new-open-enrollment.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:1349d65f-0c17-cd11-dd64-cae08a4e6987 Tue, 30 Oct 2018 16:35:24 +0000 Tricare's new open enrollment system will forever change how you change your Tricare coverage. Here's what you need to know. A Day in the Life of a Military Caregiver https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/27/day-life-military-caregiver.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:1b338963-fc99-a59b-8fb1-844ee277730d Sat, 27 Oct 2018 16:50:47 +0000 ""What I wish I would have done differently, throughout this whole process, even six years later, is more self-care." Army Chaplain Darren Turner Talks About 'Indivisible,' a Movie Based on His Life https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/10/26/army-chaplain-darren-turner-talks-about-indivisible-movie-based-his-life.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6d09d002-56c4-8721-929c-4f2bacf15c60 Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:22:28 +0000 It's not quite the story you might expect. This Helpful ASYMCA Service Just Got a New Name https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/25/helpful-asymca-service-just-got-new-name.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:34ab5103-f76f-14af-331b-b2bfaf9dd351 Thu, 25 Oct 2018 18:52:07 +0000 Free childcare help during medical appointments? Yes, please. Airman's Viral Post Shares Her Family's Flu Tragedy https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/19/airmans-viral-post-shares-her-familys-flu-tragedy.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f3dd43fb-f2f4-f17e-8e76-3d34e4d3c964 Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:00:57 +0000 Leon, 4, never made it to the appointment where his mother had planned to get him his flu shot. Commissary Users Rack Up $4 Million in Rewards in First Year With Star Card https://www.military.com/paycheck-chronicles/2018/10/18/commissary-users-rack-4-million-rewards-first-year-star-card.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:2f92d350-446e-b36b-1165-6ef1366b2938 Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:49:47 +0000 If you used the Military Star Card at the commissary, you've cashed in. Become a Better Parent, Earn Gift Cards: Join This Study https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/16/become-better-parent-earn-gift-cards-join-study.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:564e4f3a-8e47-f1c8-206b-2d3cdc7126e1 Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:44:10 +0000 This study is looking for Army parents at two specific bases. Tyndall Air Force Base Unlivable: How You Can Help https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/15/tyndall-air-force-base-unlivable-how-you-can-help.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f046ac9a-bd02-fc4f-6a7f-e597e82ebe6d Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:52:15 +0000 When Hurricane Michael destroyed Tyndall, these spouses stepped up -- and you can, too. Love of Horses Helps This Air Force Family Bond https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/15/love-horses-helps-air-force-family-bond.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:04c3b76d-ab2f-7559-3058-125074a7ed6b Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:25:47 +0000 Their rescued horse, Spooks, helps them deal with military life. They Visit to Keep His Legacy Alive https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/12/they-visit-keep-his-legacy-alive.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:456e34a9-b343-0c45-e408-0d1b037cefe1 Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:13:38 +0000 It was their son's final stateside duty station. Now they travel there to make sure his memory lives. This USO Event Doesn't Just Support Spouses, It Salutes Them https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/11/uso-event-doesnt-just-support-spouses-it-salutes-them.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:bcc1ff45-5cc2-0170-d762-ee78b6211605 Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:25:53 +0000 The USO is about more than just airport lounges and snacks. Join them as they salute spouses this year. We Can Take the FRG from Annoying to Needed https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/10/we-can-take-frg-annoying-needed.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f7ff32f2-0ba3-65bc-3966-53e5cce91dcd Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:45:10 +0000 We know the FRG can be really annoying. We also know it doesn't have to be. New Dental and Vision Plans for 2019: Rates and More https://www.military.com/paycheck-chronicles/2018/10/04/new-dental-and-vision-plans-coming-2019-see-rates-and-details.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:a5e31a24-8b95-48eb-58db-41ba18e47b37 Thu, 04 Oct 2018 18:25:39 +0000 Retired and want dental insurance next year? Pay attention! Also vision plans available next year. How much? Read on... 11-Year-Old Marine Corps Kid Became Neighborhood Wildfire Hero https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/04/11-year-old-marine-corps-kid-became-neighborhood-wildfire-hero.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:d214da01-ba4d-b4c5-d38f-419e1c4c7dd4 Thu, 04 Oct 2018 16:46:48 +0000 Instead of just fleeing the flames, he helped his neighbors. This Army Spouse Just Won the USO's Florida Georgia Line Fan Contest https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/04/army-spouse-just-won-usos-florida-georgia-line-fan-contest.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:bde5bb43-d912-f524-9336-f84e6bc32c4c Thu, 04 Oct 2018 12:38:58 +0000 When she made her video in the car pick-up line, she never thought she'd win. Changing Times Let This Dual Military Couple Serve https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/10/03/changing-times-lets-dual-military-couple-serve.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:bedede0d-54b2-c176-8081-4856622c7726 Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:17:38 +0000 Without changes to law and policy, this military couple would have been forced out. 5 Perfect New Year's Resolutions for Military Life https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/01/02/5-perfect-new-years-resolutions-military-life.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0cdeb411-3057-5a26-f23a-9658326f4cde Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:42:34 +0000 Looking for some resolution inspiration? We've got you covered. HOT! Target Gives 10 Percent Military Discount for Veterans Day 2018 https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2017/11/hot-target-gives-10-percent-military-discount-veterans-day.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:a0ba4a2c-5074-ca6c-5d80-ec1ebe038935 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:24:34 +0000 Excited about a 2018 Target Veterans Day discount? Yup, us too. Play the Lottery: 3 Things Military Want to Know https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2016/01/lottery-military-want-to-know.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:868941c1-27a8-8374-b5d6-d556b17192c0 Tue, 12 Jan 2016 07:43:08 +0000 Playing the lottery in uniform? Make a note of these military specific details you know, just in case. 5 Things Spouses Should Do in the New Year https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2016/01/5-things-spouses-should-do-in-the-new-year.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:81d8f9b4-107d-b6a3-6dd1-f81012bcdfae Sun, 03 Jan 2016 08:00:33 +0000 Every January, the magazine covers and talk shows are jammed with tips and tricks for making this the year those New Year’s resolu 5 Gifts for Handling the Holidays During Deployment https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2015/12/5-gifts-deployment.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:42ad9176-157d-da40-bb2a-16ed50828d7d Fri, 04 Dec 2015 07:19:49 +0000 The holidays are meant to be a time of togetherness. So how do you handle them during deployment? This Nonprofit Helps Fill the Gap for Injured Veterans https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2015/11/this-nonprofit-organization-can-help-fill-the-gaps.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:b2fe8cfb-8a42-e79e-241e-42b87d5a958c Sat, 07 Nov 2015 08:00:21 +0000 The Semper Fi Fund can fill the gap, helping injured U.S. troops and their families recover from war.