After your spouse joins the military, you will be able to get a military dependent I.D. card which will allow you to access military bases, use the BX and commissary, as well as get things like military discounts. This guide goes over everything you'll need to know in order to get your military dependent … Continue reading How to get a military dependent I.D. card
Social media is an awesome tool, but when used incorrectly it can also be incredibly damaging. Specifically with military support groups on Facebook, you are generally in a vulnerable place when you join these groups. Your spouse has probably just left for BMT or is leaving soon. You miss them. You're looking for information or … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Facebook support groups
Life after tech school can be a bit of an adjustment. He is settling back into the real world and getting used to being out of training mode, while you are remembering what it's like to live with someone else. Personally, I got really used to my space and my own life, and while … Continue reading What is life like after tech school?
Finding a job as a military spouse can be challenging. Not only are you potentially moving around every few years, but you're also often in the middle of nowhere. Generally, the military needs a lot of wide open space for various activities, meaning that even if your base is "close" to a big city, … Continue reading Finding work as a military spouse
What if my graduation visitor pass never arrives? There are two possible scenarios for why this happened: either your trainee filled out the proper paperwork and something went wrong in delivery of the graduation passes or your trainee didn't fill out the paperwork in time. Hopefully it's the former. But I'll walk you through both … Continue reading What if My Graduation Passes Never Arrive?
Air Force BMT Graduation is a four day event held at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX running Thursday-Sunday after 7.5 weeks of training. It’s best to arrive on Wednesday, as the events start early on Thursday morning. There are many rules your trainee must follow during graduation weekend, including not wearing civilian clothing … Continue reading A Guide to Air Force BMT Graduation: Friday
My best friend Zoe is a Libertarian. She wears ‘Gun Totin’ Merica Lovin’ Republican’ and ‘Reagan Bush ’84’ shirts with pride.
I am a liberal Democrat (trending on Green Party) who is far more comfortable wearing a tie-dye t-shirt and flip flops. For people who follow me on social media, you know I am the first to crack a joke on twitter about the political sphere, or seek to engage my community through (fact-checked) activation on social media.
Zoe believes in lower taxes and a small federal government, instead choosing to leave most of these decisions to the state or individual in order to be most effective. I believe in a large federal government which seeks to provide for all of its citizens, especially the most marginalized.
Zoe is the wife of active duty Airman. I graduated with a degree in Peace Studies.
In short, Zoe and I tend to…
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Air Force BMT Graduation is a four day event held at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX running Thursday-Sunday after 7.5 weeks of training. It's best to arrive on Wednesday, as the events start early on Thursday morning. There are many rules your trainee must follow during graduation weekend, including not wearing civilian clothing … Continue reading A Guide to Air Force BMT Graduation: Thursday
Can I live with my Airman during tech school is the one question I seem to get the most often. It depends on a lot of factors, but first and foremost are you on your spouse's orders? What does that mean? When your spouse is getting ready to leave BMT and head to tech school … Continue reading Moving to Air Force Tech School
Seriously, Makenna Gott is one of the sweetest people I've ever met. She's so positive and always smiling and it's awesome. Also, she gives great advice. Back in November 2016, I got the opportunity to attend VloggerFair in Seattle, WA. It just so happened that the Gotts were going as well. For a little background, … Continue reading Makenna Gott on goals, marriage, and military wife life