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Know Your SLO

by Janet Farley If you and your family PCSed to a new duty station this year, many of the questions you have about your soon-to-be-new home likely are school related. Which school districts are...

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With A New PCS Comes A New School

by Madison Linnihan Military families are no strangers to change, but it’s never easy to uproot your family and move to a new state and to have your children change school districts. It can be...

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Deployment Advice for Military Kids

Any military kid will tell you that deployment is the most difficult aspect of military life. Lasca Lawniczak, the daughter of an Air Force Field Engineer, knows the struggles of deployment all too...

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Brat Stamps

What is in a name? A lot. For many military children, the term “military brat” is more than a label. It is an identity that helps define their childhood lifestyle, experiences and upbringing —...

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Stationed In Paradise

For most Americans, Hawaii the ultimate tropical vacation destination. In fact, a majority of us just daydream about visiting it one day in the far-off future. However, for the 49,187 active duty and...

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Graduation Day

by Bianca Strzalkowski The Strzalkowski family, including Bianca’s husband Ron and their three boys. Bianca admits it can be a challenge to make college a priority around the demands of raising...