Fort Irwin

Toptier Training at the NTC

While in the barren Mojave Desert, AKA “Death Valley,” Fort Irwin is home to one of the country’s premier training facilities: The National Training Center. Every year, National...

Hohenzollern in Stuttgart

10-year old Megan in Stuttgart

Moving from state to state is a hard adjustment for any family, but what about moving to an entirely new continent? Military families all know that there is always a possibility that they will need...

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Preparing For the Air Force Academy

This fall, approximately 1,200 college freshmen will begin their first year at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). USAFA is one of the most selective and prestigious colleges in the country...

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Toughing Out Training At The JRTC

Every summer, National Guard troops spend two weeks training at one of the Combat Training Centers (CTC). While training at a CTC is challenging, it prepares the National Guard for any situation...

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...