What do you need to know about military housing? If you are new to military culture as a new recruit, just-married family member, or as a member of a military family (you’ll get used to being called a “dependent” over time) military housing can seem like a lot of paperwork and red tape, but believe it or not there actually is a method to the madness. Military Housing … [Read more...] about Military Housing
Best Military Bases for Retirees
What are the best military bases for retirees? Much depends on your priorities. Do you seek easy access to VA facilities, on-base amenities such as BX/PX and Navy Exchanges? Or do you want to live near federal jobs and civil service career options in a close-knit military community? Check out the bases and locales below for inspiration: Joint Base San Antonio, San … [Read more...] about Best Military Bases for Retirees
Best Overseas Military Bases
Where are the best overseas military bases? The answer to that question depends greatly on what you’re looking for in such a location--a place to bring a family? A place to discover a larger foreign country? A combination of both? Some locations are great for those on active duty--they can travel to many destinations without worries of being turned away without a sponsor or … [Read more...] about Best Overseas Military Bases
Who Can Live On A Military Base?
Who can live on a military base? Many view the base from outside the fence, wondering what it’s like to live on an Air Force Base, an Army Post, a Navy installation, or at a Marine Corps Camp. Who gets to live in these places and how does it work? Who Can Live On A Military Base? Not just anyone can live on base. That includes some military members and their families … [Read more...] about Who Can Live On A Military Base?
What Buildings Are In A Military Base?
What buildings are in a military base? Those looking from the outside in will see tantalizing glimpses of the activities, organizations, and ceremonies associated with military duty. To the uninitiated, military bases can seem overwhelming or even threatening. What’s the reality? Military bases are often like any industrial complex and the mundane realities … [Read more...] about What Buildings Are In A Military Base?