Christina Lynn Cowle

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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Things to Relearn About PCSing

by Rebecca Alwine It’s the year of the PCS in our house. For us, and for approximately 1/3 of the military families out there. Some have moved twice in the past year and are “professional”...

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TriCare On-The-Go

by Bianca Strzalkowski Military life is transient in nature creating a necessity for accessible, portable healthcare for those families traveling for leisure or executing permanent-change-of-station...

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5 Ways to Get Your Family Moving

by Rebecca Alwine Spring has sprung and military families around the world are bursting out of their houses, ready to embrace the season. Here in Southern Arizona spring brings winds and the heat...

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Hotel denies room to young Army private

By Laura Ruane, News-Press.com He craved some private time and space while on leave, visiting family in Southwest Florida over the holidays. But after booking lodgings online, 20-year-old Army Pvt...

Reconnect with family and friends with a vacation during your mid-tour leave

A Deployment to Remember

by Janine Boldrin Mid-tour leave is a chance to relax during your deployment, but you can also use the time to re-establish bonds with your family and friends. “I think vacations are necessary...