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/ Free Museums for Military Families for 9th Year Running https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/21/free-museums-military-families-9th-year-running.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:ef342905-1855-95e4-b7ae-7aa6062ab1a5 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. This Awesome Workbook Will Help You Find Your Purpose https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/21/awesome-workbook-will-help-you-find-your-purpose.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:5bdeb688-11f9-97a9-f257-e6ff2a9d8556 Mon, 21 May 2018 12:27:47 +0000 You don't have to let being a military spouse define you. But you can let it help. Can't Make Military Transition Class? There's an App for That https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/16/cant-make-military-transition-class-theres-app.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4dfa635a-a303-c635-245c-3d75d47c5363 Wed, 16 May 2018 12:42:02 +0000 You're dealing with the now while planning for the transition unknown. That's why we have the Transition app. 4 Things This Female Service Member Wants Every MilSpouse To Know https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/15/4-things-female-service-member-wants-every-milspouse-know.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6100f6e1-6584-62b3-4ed5-53b48cff8e3f Tue, 15 May 2018 15:51:48 +0000 First of all, she's not trying to steal your man. Thrive in Your Career: 3 Tips for Military Spouses https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/14/thrive-your-career-3-tips-military-spouses.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:9e6deacb-5792-dfc6-b4b8-321381654d13 Mon, 14 May 2018 16:16:23 +0000 She grew her career with a single company over her husband's 22 years of service. Here's what she learned. Free Chocolate for Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2018 https://www.military.com/2018/05/10/free-chocolate-military-spouse-appreciation-day-2018.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4139318d-7e0c-c6e2-c9b9-52d1df203888 Thu, 10 May 2018 20:50:32 +0000 These companies are giving free chocolate for the Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2018. Let's Make Military Spouse Appreciation Day the New Galentine's https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/09/lets-make-military-spouse-appreciation-day-new-galentines.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:ed238148-42e9-6979-60ba-e20c0260d5cc Wed, 09 May 2018 11:13:25 +0000 So what if it's a Hallmark kind of day? Celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation Day in style. Overhaul Coming to DoD's Spouse Employment Preference Program https://www.military.com/2018/05/07/overhaul-coming-dods-spouse-employment-preference-program.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:1bcf2615-ad2e-1adf-113d-709926b5aa02 Mon, 07 May 2018 14:45:23 +0000 The Pentagon's spouse preference program could be about to get easier to use. Jurnee's End: Milspouse Eliminated from 'American Idol' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/05/07/jurnees-end-milspouse-eliminated-american-idol.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4a90d3ff-dfbd-10e8-3be2-d43b36077122 Mon, 07 May 2018 13:00:01 +0000 The 18-year-old military spouse saw her "American Idol" run come to an end despite a winning performance of the Purple One's #1 hit "Kiss." AAFES Overseas 2018-2019 School Lunch Prices to Increase https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/03/aafes-overseas-2018-2019-school-lunch-prices-increase.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:d456029f-bc52-be72-09e1-595faab8824e Thu, 03 May 2018 20:55:55 +0000 Get ready to spend $.25 more per meal. The 2018 AFI Air Force Spouse of the Year Knows Trials, Triumph https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/02/2018-afi-air-force-spouse-year-knows-trials-triumph.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:02771c95-f72d-4a7e-c1b7-94963100d407 Wed, 02 May 2018 14:07:42 +0000 This Air Force spouse knows what it means to feel heartbreak. She also has seen the other side. 'Incapacitated' or Not? Pentagon Disabled Adult Rules Inconsistent https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/02/incapacitated-or-not-pentagon-disabled-adult-rules-inconsistent.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:d5b2f9a2-7f1f-c3c1-94ea-79dee8a8ed46 Wed, 02 May 2018 13:47:41 +0000 Now-grown military kid Taylor Kracht, 23, is dependent on others 24 hours a day, but the Air Force does not consider her an “incapacitated adult.” Why? Want to Support Vets and Spouses? Head to Starbucks Now https://www.military.com/2018/05/01/want-support-vets-and-spouses-head-starbucks-now.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:d297e816-7bf1-262d-2054-6da8656b3bed Tue, 01 May 2018 16:45:30 +0000 This special Starbucks partnership includes two of my favorite things: coffee and brownies. Lawmaker Wants SGLI Notification Fix https://www.military.com/militaryadvantage/2018/04/30/lawmaker-wants-sgli-notification-fix.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:35530fa1-3377-0e1d-e29c-b32463f2778f Mon, 30 Apr 2018 20:58:41 +0000 Should the military notify you if your spouse turns down life insurance? One lawmaker says it should. Top 7: Milspouse Jurnee Makes the Cut on American Idol's Disney Week https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/04/30/top-7-milspouse-jurnee-makes-cut-american-idols-disney-week.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:345f3d4a-f67f-0dc0-31e8-4cf3f9192e82 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:32:15 +0000 The suspense was intense but the 18-year-old military spouse survived one more week in the ABC singing competition. 2018 Survey Really Will Get Your Military Family Experience Out There https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/25/2018-survey-really-will-get-your-military-family-experience-out-there.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:eca5db29-1e92-7364-058d-f7702b3c14d3 Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:41:27 +0000 Want to make sure your voice is heard? This will do the trick. Democrats Send Letter Opposing Military Family School Funding Measure https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/24/democrats-send-letter-opposing-military-family-school-funding-measure.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:5d743285-8314-12a2-0e23-b868ef21d052 Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:38:14 +0000 The plan would give families cash, but take away funding from another program advocates say is important. MilSpouse Jurnee Survives and Advances to the 'American Idol' Top 10 https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/04/24/milspouse-jurnee-survives-and-advances-american-idol-top-10.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:8a1632ec-dea2-57ba-00cf-15ebf36fc7c7 Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:13:48 +0000 After a tough performance on Sunday, Jurnee bounced back on Monday and made the Idol Top 10. Having a Baby This Year? The VA Is Throwing You a Shower https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/23/having-baby-year-va-throwing-you-shower.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:28613aeb-ba87-64a2-aabd-bef36dfb1a83 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:04:27 +0000 Want some free baby gear? Come to one of these baby showers at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Meet Jurnee, the Milspouse Who's Got a Real Shot on 'American Idol' https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/04/19/meet-jurnee-milspouse-whos-got-real-shot-american-idol.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:af575892-6712-5c3d-48f4-4c293acd2215 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:50:08 +0000 ABC gave us a chance to speak with Jurnee, the 18-year-old military spouse who's making a name for herself on the latest season of "American Idol." She No Longer Trusts Her Military Pilot Husband Is Safe https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/19/she-no-longer-trustsher-military-pilot-husband-safe.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:b74bd86c-ba0f-6233-5ff7-70a610bbbbac Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:38:58 +0000 In the last few weeks, there have been six aviation crashes with 16 lost service members. My gut has a visceral response, and I think, "this is not how you are supposed to lose a service member." This 2018 Virtual Symposium Has a Focus on Spouse Careers https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/19/2018-virtual-symposium-has-focus-spouse-careers.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:37ad4c25-3aa1-9f27-4b87-cb383f81c1c0 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:16:09 +0000 Spouses can drop in to any part of this free, virtual event -- or watch it later. New Book Walks Parents, Educators Through MilKid Moves https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/16/new-book-walks-parents-educators-through-milkid-moves.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:081e4958-a071-41ae-9fd6-4e0c9669b70a Mon, 16 Apr 2018 20:44:06 +0000 This new resource for parents and those who work with military kids is designed to help create smooth transitions. How One Army Family Raises 6 Globetrotting Military Kids https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/13/how-one-army-family-raises-6-globetrotting-military-kids.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:eae05c3c-ebbf-eff5-d32b-25b2623bbfc6 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:27:29 +0000 For this large Army family, raising their military kids is an international affair. This Gold Star Kid Didn't Have a Date, So a Soldier Stepped Up https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/12/gold-star-kid-didnt-have-date-so-local-soldier-stepped.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6a3b2330-973d-9233-ab61-2b94c57e97f6 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:34:35 +0000 After 5-year-old Cayleigh's father was killed, she didn't have a date to the father-daughter dance. How Kids Are Helping Bridge the Military-Civilian Divide https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/11/how-kids-are-helping-bridge-military-civilian-divide.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0a4679a7-0cf1-e11f-d841-3738b7a67abd Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:39:20 +0000 What do dolls and the military-civilian divide have in common? This Military Family Org Got a Royal Wedding Invite https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/10/military-family-org-got-royal-wedding-invite.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0262ac5a-a719-489a-6d81-12f08691aef5 Tue, 10 Apr 2018 20:56:45 +0000 If you can't marry a prince, attending the wedding is the next best thing. MilSpouse Makes the American Idol Top 24 https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/04/05/milspouse-makes-american-idol-top-24.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:772383fa-cf36-52dc-7483-071bc1803cbf Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:05:29 +0000 Jurnee is an 18-year-old from Denver. Her wife Ashley serves in the U.S. Army. Even More New Military Family Help Up From Sesame Street https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/05/even-more-new-military-family-help-sesame-street.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:fc12a938-e05d-25dd-9b46-5a0fe1563d8e Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:46:33 +0000 Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street ... military resources? This Navy Couple Is Appearing on Ellen https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/04/navy-couple-appearing-ellen.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:932bb564-e759-7a38-9aa2-a726dca3ddcf Wed, 04 Apr 2018 19:47:52 +0000 The episode with this fun Navy couple will air April 9, 2018. Air Force Expands Free Kid Care Program for Deployed Families https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/04/air-force-expands-free-kid-care-program-deployed-families.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:8e395472-0a1f-8e4f-c678-2a273f245d4b Wed, 04 Apr 2018 16:47:48 +0000 The Air Force is now offering deployed families more free kid care, officials announced this week, bumping the service up to the s Nurse Advice Line Now Up in Japan, Korea https://www.military.com/militaryadvantage/2018/04/03/nurse-advice-line-now-japan-korea.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:847d2f8f-694e-2d4c-90b6-371caba002d9 Tue, 03 Apr 2018 17:11:12 +0000 Family members stationed in those countries will have access to this tool for the first time. 'Deal or No Deal' is Back and Wants Military Contestants! https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/04/03/deal-or-no-deal-back-and-wants-military-contestants.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f38323c5-34d7-e37b-1296-a95568b92894 Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:13:21 +0000 Howie Mandel is back to host the new version of the game show on the CNBC cable network. Your Military Kid Can 'Picture Home' With this Campaign https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/04/02/your-military-kid-can-picture-home-campaign.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:af001ffb-69b4-6a3c-6fbe-f48f7d57a4b3 Mon, 02 Apr 2018 20:20:22 +0000 This project is looking for art and more by military kids. Yes, Military Proxy Weddings Are Still a Thing https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/29/Military-proxy-marriage-film RSS Feed urn:uuid:d6ac3430-a144-a63e-ab0f-9bd5280529fd Thu, 29 Mar 2018 16:21:42 +0000 Can't be at your own wedding? This is still one solution. Your Military Kid Hates School Lunch? Blame These Other Kids https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/28/your-military-kid-hates-school-lunch-blame-these-other-kids.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:23ecdf33-00ef-c825-7761-2a18b3b2b262 Wed, 28 Mar 2018 17:20:29 +0000 There's nothing like having someone to blame for something you don't like. Commissary to Roll Out Handy New Price Search Tool https://www.military.com/paycheck-chronicles/2018/03/26/commissary-roll-out-handy-new-price-search-tool.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:3f03b43b-d9ab-40ed-73ef-3e60c2b4bfc4 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 16:04:02 +0000 This price check tool is going to make grocery shopping much easier. 5 Reasons Why it Sucks to Join the Military from a Military Family https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/23/5-reasons-why-it-sucks-join-military-military-family.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c58187ab-fde4-476e-7698-d5e9e50955b8 Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:03:55 +0000 Being in a military family is kind of the greatest. But when everyone starts joining up, things might get a little more hairy. A Very Serious Look at Chesty the Marine Corps Mascot https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/22/very-serious-look-chesty-marine-corps-mascot.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:a818e362-f1b2-e574-5b1a-67e9d5213231 Thu, 22 Mar 2018 22:29:27 +0000 Of all the serious things in the Marine Corps, this is the most important. Sort of. Get This Military Kids Park Date On Your Calendar Now https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/19/get-military-kids-park-date-your-calendar-now.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0426b98b-fff3-2140-51d2-5b298263139f Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:08:07 +0000 Ready to get some outside fun on your schedule? Same. Money for School? Bill Would Give Military Families Cash https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/16/money-school-bill-would-give-military-families-cash.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:430b7c91-7773-6c58-b275-6647706170be Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:49:59 +0000 This proposal could give families cash for school, but not everyone likes the idea. Report Shows Some Commissary Produce Prices in Asia Are Ridiculously High https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/14/report-shows-some-commissary-produce-prices-asia-are-ridiculously-high.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:e66d94dc-a417-7736-1aa9-2bc407fa05ec Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:26:33 +0000 Think you'll be saving money by shopping for veggies on base in Asia? Think again. How to Make Military Friends When You Have No Kids https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/14/how-make-military-friends-when-you-have-no-kids.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:78942271-c165-6022-0e08-d3aaedc7e31c Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:22:14 +0000 No kids? Making friends might be a little harder in the military world, where most couples have at least one. Here's how to do it anyway. This Is the Etsy for the Military and First Responder Communities https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/13/etsy-military-and-first-responder-communities.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:9053c251-5ed4-f385-4540-f1cbc9fd0c49 Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:46:11 +0000 Patriotic Online Marketplace is a dedicated marketplace for Service Members, First Responders, Veterans, or their immediate family members. 13 Photos of Military Working Dogs Being Awesome https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/12/13-photos-military-working-dogs-being-awesome.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:7ad59b7d-c615-dec9-3f4f-8ee8438a7be5 Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:59:28 +0000 Protector, helper, hero and companion? That's the military working dog. Here are 13 pictures that prove it. This Airman, Dad Is a Hero for His Own Daughter https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/09/airman-dad-hero-his-own-daughter.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:e5242366-4d2e-51e5-d936-37f148a55a21 Fri, 09 Mar 2018 19:01:36 +0000 Parents aren't always a donor match. But he was. 5 Interesting Findings from a 2018 Military Family Report https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/03/08/5-interesting-findings-2018-military-family-report.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:392169a1-83de-3248-dfab-697c656dce52 Thu, 08 Mar 2018 17:13:43 +0000 Number two: military housing is OK ... sort of. How To Celebrate Mother's Day Alone https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2012/05/mothers-day-alone.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:6d9f699f-9f89-2e3b-b94b-9e6224a913bd Fri, 04 May 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Flying solo this Mother's Day? Here's how to rock it. 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!