June 2015

There are 5 blog entries for June 2015.

The following is a list of military discounts and events offered for Independence Day 2015. Please check back frequently as the list is updated.

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2015 DISCOUNTS

Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ is offering $10 tickets with military ID for up to 5 people on Sunday, July 5, 2015.

Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a partnership among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, Joining Forces, MetLife Foundation and museums across the country. From Memorial Day (May

Finding a job that moves with you is tantamount to reaching the brass ring of military spouse employment. After talking to dozens of spouses in various fields, we know that this is what everyone wants: real jobs that become real careers that make real money. Not many spouses are interested in a gig that’s ‘fine for right now.’ With your wisdom and the newest data on fields experiencing the most growth this year, we’ve compiled a list of professions that are actually portable – and that you’d actually want to do.

The following professions are all brass ring worthy: a job you can start where you are, develop into a career, and build into something you can take with you, no matter where you’re stationed next. 

ABA Therapist

Applied behavioral

Depending on how your child reacts to change, making a PCS move may be something they look forward to, something they dread, or a combination of the two. There is no one-size-fits-all in terms of how kids handle this major change.

Some children may view an upcoming move as one big adventure. For others, the mere fact of relocating may insight fear, worry and anxiety; whereas other children may feel a combination of eagerness, fear of the unknown and a host of other emotions that accompany making a major life change.

To help your kids cope with a PCS move you may want to take the following into consideration:

1. Learn about your new duty station. As soon as possible, research your new duty station and surrounding community. Gather photos and

With a busier-than-usual military moving season about to kick into high gear, officials are asking service members to book their moving dates early and keep flexibility in mind when doing so.

The military moved more than 230,000 shipments last summer alone, and this year officials are expecting an additional 10,000 moves due to the base realignment and closure process, said John Johnson, the chief of the personal property branch for the Army's Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command. The command is the lead agent for the Defense Department's Personal Property Program.

Though that's just a 3 percent increase to the projected number of summertime moves, it's an extra 3 percent at an already challenging time of year, Johnson said.

Service

The only thing we love as much as the brave men and women that serve are the stories of the canines that were with them every step of the way. A book published this month focuses on the story of Judy, the English Pointer in WWII.

“No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII” by Robert Weintraub tells the story of the deep bond between a soldier and a pup. This fearless dog started life as a mascot dog for the British Navy boats in Shanghai. Eventually called Judy, she befriended a young British soldier and was so loyal that she was even listed as an official POW along with her owner. 

Judy is credited with many courageous acts including guiding men afloat in the wreckage of a torpedo attack and