Employment: Military Spouse Preference / Executive Order 13473

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixThis article by guest blogger Jo Barrientos was originally published by USVets6 on January 22, 2015. “Even though my career was often placed on hold or disrupted with our many PCS moves, as a veteran spouse of 23 years….I’m thankful for all the military life has provided me and my family. I would not trade […]

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How I Created My Own Work from Home Opportunity

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo Chix Guest Post by Elizabeth Colegrove of The Reluctant Landlord (Note: As a brand new military wife, Elizabeth Colegrove dreaded PCS moves. She often wondered, “How am I going to make this all work??”  But Elizabeth no longer worries about picking up and moving on to the next duty station because now she has a plan. She […]

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Home Is Where Your Heart Is

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo Chix I always dread the question, “Where are you from?” It’s not that I mind answering, just that it’s so – complicated. I prefer qualifiers like, “Where are you from, originally?” or, “Where do you live now?” My answer to the latter is that I live in Hawaii, for now. It’s our third time being […]

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Lessons I Have Learned As a New Military Wife

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixGuest Blog Post by Angela Vega Updated July 9, 2016 Congratulations, all you newlywed military spouses, and welcome to this new and beautiful chapter in your lives! Military life has its ups and downs, but I after almost 4 years as an Army wife, I have  learned that with the right mindset, the positives far […]

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In Military Circles, Replying to the RSVP Isn’t Just Polite, It’s Expected

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixRespond, If You Please The French phrase, “Responders Sil Vous Plait,”  is best known by its abbreviation, “RSVP.” Translated, it means “please respond,” and in military social circles, the request isn’t just polite, it requires a timely response. According to Basics From The Barracks: Military Etiquette And Protocol, which dedicates an entire page to the […]

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Tips and Links for the New Military Spouse

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixAs a new military spouse, there are a few things you will need to address and understand in order to take full advantage of all the new benefits available to you and your family members. Basic Paperwork

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Support for Parents of Service Members

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixAlthough the number of troops being deployed has diminished significantly, I still have friends whose sons (and in one case, daughter) are now, or soon-to- be deployed. When I first learned that my son would be deployed to Iraq a few years ago, it was through discussion with my military-wife friends that I learned I […]

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