When she married her soldier, Ann Medlin traded in a life surrounded by her big, loving, chaotic family and life-long friends for the nomadic life of a military family. She learned to redefine herself professionally with each PCS move, leveraging not just her academic background -- liberal arts, education and early childhood development -- but drawing from her passion for sports and her many years of volunteer experience. Ann has made it her mission to share what she knows and to offer her support to other military families, especially new military wives and mothers of newly-minted service members.

Honoring the Memory and Sacrifice of 18 Heroes

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo Chix Eleven years ago, James Fischer lost his friends and fellow marines when his former unit, Big Windy lost a Chinook helicopter in a crash on 6 April 2005 in Ghazni, Afghanistan. All 18 people on board were killed. Today, James reflects on that tragic loss : “In 2015, the number of aviation training deaths […]

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Wounded Warrior Returns to the Middle School Where He Was Inspired To Serve

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixWhen he was in the eighth grade,  Chance Cleary met a soldier, Richard Swaim, the son of one of the school’s teachers who had stopped by to talk to students before leaving on a deployment to Iraq. It was then that the East Wilkes Middle School student knew that he too was destined to serve. […]

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Justice For Brittani

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixHelp us make things right for this U.S. veteran and her daughter. “Brittani is the poster child for the term resilient. She should be applauded for what she has accomplished and instead, she receives a letter telling her she isn’t good enough because she sought help when she needed it. That is a travesty,” writes […]

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Thank You For Being There

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixMilitary life teaches you to surround yourself with good friends to help you deal with the good and the bad, the highs and lows. As a seasoned spouse I’ve also come to depend more and more on family members and close childhood friends. While they may not be familiar with military life, this special group […]

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Annie’s Chocolate Chip Cookies: You’ll Love This Simple Baking Hack

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixApril is the Month of the Military Child, a time to celebrate the important role children play in our military communities and to honor them for their sacrifices. One great way to do that is to share your time with them doing something you all enjoy, like baking a batch of home-made chocolate chip cookies! These […]

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Honoring the Memory and Sacrifice of Big Windy Crew: TAPS Fundraiser

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo Chix Ten years ago, James Fischer lost his friends and fellow service members when his former unit, Big Windy lost a Chinook helicopter in a crash on 5 April 2005 in Ghazni, Afghanistan. All 18 people on board were killed. James will be participating in a race next month to honor the memory and sacrifice […]

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