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/ I Was a Military Domestic Violence Victim. You Don't Have to Be https://www.military.com/2019/10/17/i-was-military-domestic-violence-victim-you-dont-have-be.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:eb577763-97c4-0db3-a60c-f3cf3e3fd547 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:26:43 +0000 I often refer to that season of my life as walking through "unspeakable pain." But it wasn't until recently that I realized it's s Why You Should Take the 2019 Military Family Advisory Network Survey https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/10/08/why-you-should-take-2019-military-family-advisory-network-survey.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:b6e775ee-2d3c-fb14-5ca2-023357254bc0 Tue, 08 Oct 2019 18:26:18 +0000 Your voice matters. Join the Military Family Advisory Network's movement by taking their survey. Does What You Wear to a Military Ball Really Matter? https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/10/07/does-what-you-wear-military-ball-really-matter.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:32e45542-d2e9-eb1d-1e09-d3d6cbf236a7 Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:36:33 +0000 Does your gown choice really matter? Some of our readers think so. Why This Military Spouse Spread Ashes at Area 51 https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/10/04/why-military-spouse-spread-ashes-area-51.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:8ba71a12-f9e3-c020-25f0-7f6e5d5beb5f Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:31:02 +0000 Military spouses are known for helping each other out. But this military spouse went above and beyond. Help Build a Military Mental Health Clinician Directory https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/10/01/help-build-military-mental-health-clinician-directory.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4c5663f7-a52a-c0d3-9824-3d96f3de77cf Wed, 02 Oct 2019 02:54:38 +0000 A military spouse is building a military mental health clinician directory and needs your help. Watch This, Not That, During Deployment https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/09/25/watch-not-during-deployment.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:e034eb9f-9231-a893-22f4-90e8cfdeafa8 Thu, 26 Sep 2019 03:17:43 +0000 Deployments are hard enough. Use our list to make sure you're watching the right movies to get you through. 4 Realities of Remote Work https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/09/24/4-realities-remote-work.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:2c837074-662c-549e-f949-e3713ec8b9ec Tue, 24 Sep 2019 18:29:10 +0000 Working remotely has its perks and its challenges. Americans Need Protection from Foreign-Sponsored Hacking https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/09/19/americans-need-protection-foreign-sponsored-hacking.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f7707ad1-7fb2-ad9d-6caf-6d39a7af0eff Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:10:02 +0000 The anxiety that came with the cyberattack wasn’t the only side effect. I quickly learned that potential members and supporters distance themselves from organizations that have fallen victim to a cyberattack. A Conference for MilSpouses You Can Actually Attend https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/09/06/conference-milspouses-you-can-actually-attend.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:2809445a-d13f-022a-80b5-e911b854bf03 Fri, 06 Sep 2019 14:36:21 +0000 Your FOMO might kick in soon if any of the 750 attendees for next week's Military Influencer Conference in Washington, D.C., is a Army Spouse Honors the Fallen with 8,200 Boots https://www.military.com/2019/08/29/army-spouse-honors-fallen-8200-boots.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:32882c4c-eaca-9396-10c7-0324cfc29524 Thu, 29 Aug 2019 20:59:54 +0000 What started as a way to honor one fallen hero has become a way to honor more than 8,000. Here's How to Adopt a Military Working Dog https://www.military.com/2019/08/27/heres-how-adopt-military-working-dog.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:05858bcb-927e-4cdb-9218-c70cfe3fcab0 Tue, 27 Aug 2019 16:25:42 +0000 Who can resist the temptation to adopt a retired military working dog? Hiring Our Heroes Announces Military Spouse Fellowship Program in San Antonio https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/08/21/hiring-our-heroes-announces-military-spouse-fellowship-program-san-antonio.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:126f2bbb-54ba-0fb0-994c-f61d15d78279 Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:52:54 +0000 This incredible program will place 25 military spouses with host companies for six weeks. Teenager Honors Her Fallen Father with Senior Photos https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/08/20/teenager-honors-her-fallen-father-senior-photos.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:a204c3e0-7e57-acdf-e8cb-11cda9780b01 Tue, 20 Aug 2019 22:31:36 +0000 Nebraska teenager Julia Yllescas honors her fallen father with her beautiful senior photos. Asking Our Readers: Is Ramstein Child-Care Solution the Worst Idea Ever? https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/08/19/asking-our-readers-ramstein-child-care-solution-worst-idea-ever.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:73c3cf70-f90c-674d-fdbd-31638e40c824 Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:15:01 +0000 Weigh in on this child-care solution: Innovative or idiotic? Sesame Street Launches New Campaign for Caregivers and Families https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/2019/08/19/sesame-street-launches-new-campaign-caregivers-and-families.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:54b71b83-55c8-01e1-16b4-a88622b136dc Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:17:55 +0000 As if we couldn't love Sesame Street enough, our favorite muppets have expanded their already inclusive lineup to address an often 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. 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. Top 10 Signs You Live With a Military Veteran https://www.military.com/veterans-day/top-10-signs-live-veteran.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:b2ff6d61-f18f-58db-581d-90f024d744a3 Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:00:54 +0000 Living with a military veteran comes with a slew of signs. Here are a few of them.