Do you have a child who dreams of flying? If your aviation-loving military child will be a rising 7-12th grader this summer, you don’t want to miss the opportunity of a Delta Air Lines scholarship to attend the National Flight Academy.[Read more…] about Military Kids Scholarship for National Flight Academy
Social media is a normal part of life for most kids today. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and TikTok (and all the other apps I’m not trendy enough to understand or know about) can be a useful tool for military kids who move often. Social media can provide a way to stay connected with friends they’ve left behind.
In today’s crazy world all parents should monitor their children on social media for personal safety, but military families need to take an extra step in safety to ensure their child understands Operational Security (OPSEC).[Read more…] about Operational Security (OPSEC) for Military Kids
While active duty military pay dates are the 1st and the 15th of each month, when the 1st or 15th falls on a weekend, the pay date shifts slightly.
One of the perks of using a bank like USAA or Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) is the ability to have your pay check funds available early. Typically the early pay date is one business day before the regular pay day, but when the regular pay day falls on a Monday, NFCU members receive their early pay on Saturday and USAA members receive their early pay the Friday before.[Read more…] about 2020 Military Pay Dates and Early Pay USAA & NFCU
Life comes in seasons. Some years are wonderful with few worries and plenty of everything. Others are leaner, more troublesome, and just plain sad. In the good years, the holidays are a lot of fun, but during the sad times, we may not enjoy Christmas all that much. Sometimes Christmas sucks …and that’s ok.[Read more…] about Sometimes Christmas Sucks and That’s Ok
The 2020 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates have been released!
The first day the BAH rates are released the online BAH calculator tends to get overwhelmed and crashes. Inquiring minds all want to know, “Did my rate increase?” or “What is the BAH at our next duty station?”[Read more…] about Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) Rates Released for 2020