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/ 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. 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. 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. 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. 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!