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/ Chests for Fallen Soldier's Mementoes Lost in PCS: Do You Have Them? https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/08/17/chests-fallen-soldiers-mementoes-lost-pcs-do-you-have-them.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c3b65171-e8e1-08b1-810a-2b025c5aec87 Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:38:00 +0000 These chests mementos of the life of Staff Sgt. Michael Simpson until the movers lost them. The PT Belt Is Now a Fashion Item: You're Welcome, America https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/08/16/pt-belt-now-fashion-item-youre-welcome-america.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:9cb2af20-b1d1-078e-1493-22057d8009e9 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:15 +0000 You can thank the military for this important fashion development. MyCAA Military Spouse Scholarship Site Back Online After Crash https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/08/15/mycaa-military-spouse-scholarship-site-back-online-after-crash.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:9dd3930a-4e10-4a42-a826-5514f5b2c2d1 Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:07:37 +0000 After unexpected 20 day outage, the MyCAA military spouse scholarship site is back online. This Organization Gives Military Parenting a Needed Boost https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/08/14/organization-gives-military-parenting-needed-boost.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:9f719790-274e-e011-8c93-9d6b60b5460e Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:34:02 +0000 If you have kids and have been stationed at a base where the ASYMCA has a presence, you know they're there. This Group Wants More Booze In the Commissary https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/08/13/group-wants-more-booze-commissary.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:1e947183-e9f9-9c55-88ba-c475a5338c5c Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:46:34 +0000 Lobbyists for distilled spirits want to expand sales of those beverages to military commissary stores. American Hero: Mark Brings Wahlburgers to JBLM https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/08/08/american-hero-mark-brings-wahlburgers-jblm.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f7fde2bd-fc07-bacc-3e9f-034de89ac6a7 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:00:10 +0000 You'll have to wait until Spring 2020 for the opening, but you can watch a formal announcement on his family's reality show. This Army Lodge Just Had Bed Bugs https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/08/02/army-lodge-just-had-bed-bugs.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:1571c9b8-139c-008d-6f7c-e8a04dd951d3 Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:17:08 +0000 Here's a nightmare: bed bugs during your PCS. Free Spouse LinkedIn Premium Program Now Live https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/07/31/free-spouse-linkedin-premium-program-now-live.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:9f5447fb-a50c-31c4-49f3-c63d3d3a9234 Tue, 31 Jul 2018 18:30:03 +0000 Ready to get a free LinkedIn Premium account? The new benefit is now available. More Dental Coverage, Spouse Employment Help Coming in Defense Bill https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/07/30/more-dental-coverage-spouse-employment-help-coming-defense-bill.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4b35423c-ebf2-f503-281d-3191b784d5e9 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 18:37:29 +0000 This series of proposals is one step closer to becoming law. Score This Free 2018 Patch, Treat for Your Military Kid https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/07/23/score-free-2018-patch-treat-your-military-kid.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:65ecd7a5-a435-8856-36a9-46edcd9085c2 Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:45:11 +0000 Who doesn't like free stuff? Score this 2018 patch for your military kid, Commissary Recalls Its Bottled Water https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/07/20/commissary-recalls-its-bottled-water.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:2d090e7c-1ac3-7466-ede5-f39feb2e52f2 Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:32:03 +0000 Have you been drinking the commissary brand bottled water? Stop. MyCAA Website Down Before Relaunch https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/07/19/mycaa-website-down-relaunch.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:cc29d004-1ff3-03c3-778e-14ef3ab2a6fd Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:50:10 +0000 The MyCAA website is going dark for more than a week while officials prep for a relaunch. Army Family Victim of Kidnapping Scam: What to Do If it Happens to You https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/07/12/kidnapping-scam-what-to-do RSS Feed urn:uuid:2c4b6803-d8ee-dcee-44c3-0ce7d99624ff Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:29:58 +0000 A kidnapping scam could present the scariest possible scenario for parents. Here's what to do. Don't Just Protect Families of Fallen During a Shutdown https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/07/11/dont-just-protect-families-fallen-during-shutdown.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:9745282e-ac89-5b89-ce54-d8338619f5a9 Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:55:52 +0000 A proposal would safeguard a death gratuity for families of the fallen during a shutdown. But why are we OK with a shutdown at all? Milspouse and Country Star RaeLynn Writes a Song for the Spouses https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/07/06/milspouse-and-country-star-raelynn-writes-song-all-spouses.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c026a048-f51c-66d2-72f3-399fc3de53da Fri, 06 Jul 2018 15:13:19 +0000 For July 4th, she posted "Camo," inspired by a fan named Stacy, who asked RaeLynn to to write a song for spouses in the military. New Report Offers Military Spouse Career Ideas https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/07/05/new-report-offers-military-spouse-career-ideas.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:2b1f963b-2955-6a40-3a1a-1d6f0d4abab6 Thu, 05 Jul 2018 20:11:23 +0000 Struggling to know what career to chase? This report can help you narrow down what might fit best with military life. New Web Page Highlights Spouse Career Resources https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/07/03/new-web-page-highlights-spouse-career-resources.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:e3632033-de48-b368-c2dc-27da59ce5f7e Tue, 03 Jul 2018 17:53:44 +0000 This new page is designed to help military spouses get more information on moving their careers over state lines. This Widow's PTSD Battle Inspires Her Veteran Advocacy https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/07/02/widows-ptsd-battle-inspires-her-veteran-advocacy.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:86692fe2-f6b5-7d0a-c003-d44ba1ec867e Mon, 02 Jul 2018 18:20:28 +0000 When her husband died by suicide she started her own battle with PTSD, and a mission to bring awareness to the struggles of other veterans. Military Commissary Beer and Wine: Where to Find It https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/27/military-commissary-beer-and-wine-where-find-it.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:fe1f7686-d1cd-36cc-8881-6afdad41f0e7 Wed, 27 Jun 2018 18:09:28 +0000 Hoping your commissary will be one of the first to carry beer and wine? Here's where it's coming. 6 Perfect Military Vacation Discounts https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/26/6-perfect-military-vacation-discounts.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:dc127403-da6f-bcb7-4a48-8bad84996758 Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:59:02 +0000 Looking for ways to make squeeze in an affordable vacation? Start by stacking up these military discounts. For Air Force Couple, Pride Is Reflection https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/25/air-force-couple-pride-reflection.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:de1e98c1-e148-eb0e-0788-916492d42239 Mon, 25 Jun 2018 21:14:32 +0000 To this Air Force couple, Pride gives a chance to reflect and to celebrate. This New Scholarship Welcomes Vets and Their Families https://www.military.com/paycheck-chronicles/2018/06/22/new-scholarship-welcomes-vets-and-their-families.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:39e47195-4863-ee9d-3152-baf93f36cac2 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:25:17 +0000 The $2,500 scholarship can be received by active duty troops, veterans -- or their families. National Guard Spouses Share Worries With Vice President's Wife https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/21/national-guard-spouses-share-worries-vice-presidents-wife.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:b6cbcf72-22f6-696f-af79-5b2ec8832743 Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:19:16 +0000 Karen Pence is meeting with military spouses across the U.S. Gold Star at Graduation https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/20/gold-star-graduation.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:0336cc14-c0e2-01cb-3f8c-38ba0ef233af Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:00:13 +0000 The week he was killed, I was home in Kansas preparing for finals week of my freshman year in college. Here's What's Up for Families in the 2019 Defense Legislation https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/20/heres-whats-families-2018-defense-proposal.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:09c13e8a-d548-6019-103b-b69d7e4af33c Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:44:22 +0000 This series of proposal could be given the OK by the House and the Senate -- or killed completely. Most Tricare Fees Could Change Again in January https://www.military.com/militaryadvantage/2018/06/19/most-tricare-fees-could-change-again-january.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:dd7ac1bf-c690-238e-aa55-6824b43e51fe Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:01:49 +0000 Out of pockets fees could go up or down under the plan highlighted in a new Tricare policy update. Tricare Change Woes? Take This Survey https://www.military.com/militaryadvantage/2018/06/18/tricare-change-woes-take-survey.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:69145905-2e84-c92e-b166-871cabde54c8 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:17:01 +0000 This survey will help advocates share problems seen by Tricare users. What the Military's New 'Space Force' Could Mean for Spouses https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/18/what-militarys-new-space-force-could-mean-spouses.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f20dc913-2b53-a265-6a7d-410a56f0c651 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:33:18 +0000 No, you probably aren't going to have to PCS to space. A Military Widow 'Bachelorette?' What Could Go Wrong? https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/14/military-widow-bachelorette-what-could-go-wrong.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:3c05aa25-9ac8-c7d3-12a3-f6e34fc32503 Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:03:33 +0000 Bring out your military widows, you guys. Reality TV wants to exploit them. The US Won't Admit Just How Badly It Poisoned Military Base Water https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/14/us-wont-admit-just-how-badly-it-poisoned-military-base-water.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f423239d-4bae-aec0-a945-422ca0f65118 Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:20:03 +0000 Officials, including the White and the Environmental Protection Agency, are keeping under wraps a report on just how bad the water situation is. Free LinkedIn Premium Spouse Program: Coasties and Loopholes https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/12/free-linkedin-premium-spouse-program-coasties-and-loopholes.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:89adce0d-97ee-d0bd-ca8a-550f60abb0f3 Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:28:55 +0000 Free LinkedIn Premium accounts? Score. But here's the fine print. These 5 Military Bases Are So Bad, They Should Count as a Deployment https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/06/12/these-5-military-bases-are-so-bad-they-should-count-deployment.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:dfc48686-471d-c2f7-34d4-e65549d75298 Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:27:08 +0000 This article by Brad Howard originally appeared on Task & Purpose, a digital news and culture publication dedic ICE Comment System Back Up for Everyone https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/11/ice-comment-system-back-everyone.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:dfe92d49-bccf-b2ec-f334-8d1bd1a00a71 Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:10:19 +0000 The Defense Department's Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) system is back. Free LinkedIn Premium Upgrade Coming for Military Spouses https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/11/free-linkedin-premium-upgrade-coming-military-spouses.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:7bfb200a-baf9-2516-52d3-e6fe2d349b19 Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:48:35 +0000 Want to make your next PCS-related job hunt or military transition just a little bit easier? This could do the trick. ICE System Still Down – For Now https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/05/ice-system-still-down-now.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c3dbbfac-9c03-c03b-f715-d8d75cfa7b6b Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:50:59 +0000 Officials said the system might be up soon. Army Veteran Who Became the Face of Military Romance Scams Fights Back https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/06/05/army-veteran-who-became-face-military-romance-scams-fights-back.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:26c42046-163e-4226-4d0d-529bcc5f12e6 Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:08:30 +0000 Army veteran Bryan Denny's photos have been used to swindle wide-eyed romance-seekers around the world. 3 Ways to Make Friends on a Short Duty Assignment https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/06/04/3-ways-make-friends-short-duty-assignment.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:60f5d32c-aea4-c390-849e-8fabd315272a Mon, 04 Jun 2018 14:57:40 +0000 Sometimes you're not there for the long haul. Is it even worth it to make new friends when you're only there for a short time? Left Behind: When Medical Problems Hurt a PCS https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/31/left-behind-when-medical-problems-hurt-pcs.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:43c5e42d-06e8-41da-38fe-58f8ab5566d4 Thu, 31 May 2018 16:28:16 +0000 What do you do when you can't get the medical OK to go OCONUS? 3 Reasons to Take Your Military Family to a National Park https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/29/3-reasons-take-your-military-family-national-park.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:68c44792-7945-f77a-090a-5bbe168d75cc Tue, 29 May 2018 16:37:03 +0000 Free, fun and basically perfect -- here's some great reasons to schedule a National Park visit into your military family's summer plans. These Shoppers Will Soon Gain Commissary Access https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/29/these-shoppers-can-soon-use-commissary.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:1a9980d4-1233-d263-b61d-f9cae0e9a745 Tue, 29 May 2018 14:14:53 +0000 About 6,000 new shoppers will soon have access to the benefit thanks to a Defense Department rule change. The 2018 AFI Spouse of the Year Is Moving Forward https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/24/2018-afi-spouse-year-moving-forward.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:84922179-4a28-f25a-d053-8ab4212e7c34 Thu, 24 May 2018 13:53:17 +0000 Families of the fallen are a passion project for Krista Simpson Anderson -- because she is a part of one. Gold Star Access Bill Ignores Many Surviving Families https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/23/gold-star-access-bill-ignores-many-surviving-families.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:de44a508-236c-8ebb-b42e-5f88110ac27c Wed, 23 May 2018 20:20:36 +0000 The legislation ignores the families of troops who died in training or aviation accidents, as well as those who died by suicide. What Happens When A Blue Star Turns Gold https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/23/what-happens-when-blue-star-turns-gold.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c9365fc8-230b-c1b1-4696-d10d14e30bb2 Wed, 23 May 2018 14:39:39 +0000 Ashlynne, though still a young child, was the first to learn of her father's death. Facebook Wants You to PCS With This Tool https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2018/05/22/facebook-wants-you-pcs-tool.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:1790e9b5-fa8d-ed69-c023-631e85769b55 Tue, 22 May 2018 18:59:41 +0000 Looking for a temporary gig? This Facebook feature could come in handy. 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. 9 Things Military Families Should Look for in a School District https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2017/07/9-things-military-families-look-school-district.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:da5d3c25-2703-36a5-5943-b54be3b05d2e Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:54 +0000 Picking a new home based on the school district? Here's a few things to look for. To My Military Husband on Father's Day https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2017/06/military-husband-fathers-day.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:72f262f7-dfab-616d-b802-70b1164371d4 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:00:17 +0000 You are the super hero in our family. Top 10 Things You Don't Know About the Coast Guard https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2013/05/top-10-things-people-dont-know-about-the-coast-guard.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:63add32e-4ed6-b707-ef93-35e02df8200d Sat, 18 May 2013 08:00:06 +0000 Did you know these 10 things about the U.S. Coast Guard?