Hurricane Preparedness for Military Families in Hawaii

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixBecause Hawaii is geographically isolated, residents need to be self-sufficient for a minimum of seven days, advises the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam 15th-Wing Safety Office.  In a Hurricane Preparedness Brief issued by the office, military personnel are advised that because 95% of all food and other supplies arrive via container ship, and Oahu only has […]

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The Emotional Roller Coaster Ride of Being a Military Mom

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixGuest Blog Post by Nancy Berdan Watson Nancy Berdan Watson, co-administrator for the group, Operation Military Moms – Before – During – After, a closed Facebook group where over one thousand mothers of military service members find fellowship, comfort, support and compassion, shares the story of her emotional roller-coaster ride as a military mom. My Confession I […]

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Operation Military Moms – Before – During – After

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo ChixGuest Blog Post by Kim Denryter Operation Military Moms – Before – During – After is a closed Facebook group where over one thousand mothers of military service members find fellowship, comfort, support and compassion.  The group’s founder, Kim Denryter, shares the story behind the organization, and why it means so much to her. In The Beginning […]

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Military Tradition Waits for No One, Learns Comedian Robin Williams

Lets Connect! Follow HH6 Camo Chix Military Etiquette and Protocol: Bugle Calls The first time I visited my son on base, what happened at the 5:00 pm bugle call definitely caught me off guard. The fact that there was a bugle call wasn’t a surprise, but what everyone — and I mean everyone — around me did sure was!

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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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