Entry into the Military was not an easy path for African Americans.
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7 ways to make a strong impression in this important, demanding role.
Celebrating the Lunar New Year? See what this year will be like.
You’ve got the skills. You’ve got the talent. What else is there?!
Watching the Winter Olympics? Cheer on our servicemembers.
Today, the U.S. Military is represented by a number of different races, nationalities, creeds, and cultures. But our Military did not always accurately reflect our country’s rich diversity. For years, African Americans faced numerous roadblocks that hindered their entry into the United States Military. On top of the discrimination and racism they faced — from servicemembers and […]
We’re pleased to congratulate Navy Vet wife Dannah Amewouame of Haleiwa, Hawaii, the winner of a one-year subscription to FabFitFun in our “SpouseLink FabFitFun Subscription Giveaway” contest! Her name was selected at random from all of the entries we received. We also want to thank all of you who entered our contest for your participation and for being part […]
By Chelsea Dowdell SpouseLink Guest Blogger So you’re now an aide-de-camp? Congratulations! That you managed to get this position means that your superiors are not only impressed with what you’ve achieved so far but also believe there are still many opportunities ahead. Used correctly, this can be a spring board to all kinds of influential and […]
Each February, the nation celebrates the birthdays of both George Washington (February 22) and Abraham Lincoln (February 12) on Presidents Day, the third Sunday in February. While we primarily recognize their birthdays on this date, we also reflect on the leadership they provided to the country during their time in office, and in relation to […]
Goodbye Rooster. Hello Dog! That’s right folks, the Year of the Rooster is now officially over as we enter into the Year of the Dog, which is set to start on Friday, February 16. The celebration extends far beyond Friday night, though. People from all over the world will be celebrating Chinese New Year — […]
By Valli Gideons SpouseLink Guest Blogger Are you sure you can handle being a military wife? This question was actually posed to my 25-year-old self. How the heck would I have known what kind of wife I was ready to be? Seriously. Did other brides-to-be get asked similar questions? I’d never been a wife, for goodness […]
Not feeling the love this month because your Military servicemember is away? It’s easy to let holidays that are meant to be spent together get you down… but don’t. Instead, focus on the people around you — and yourself! — because all of you deserve to spend the time in a way that makes you happy and feel good. Need […]
By Jennifer Scott SpouseLink Guest Blogger Everybody knows that the process of job seeking can be a long and laborious task. For Military Spouses, it can seem even more daunting when you throw in the idea of potentially moving to a new duty location in the middle of your tenure with a company. Still, a career search […]
Finally, the Winter Olympics are here! The 2018 competition officially began last night in PyeongChang, South Korea, with ski jumping, luge, and biathlon. The opening ceremonies, however, will not be held until Friday, February 9. The first medals will follow shortly after, on Saturday, when five events will crown a champion. But there won’t just be athletes […]
SpouseLink Ambassador Jessica hosted a special Military Spouse event at her Stuttgart, Germany, home just in time for Valentine’s Day — and just in time for Send a Card to a Friend Day. (Did you know that was a thing?) As you will see, multiple tables in her home were turned into design zones filled with […]
Celebrating Mardi Gras this year? Bake up this colorful treat for the occasion, taken from the recipes in the Armed Forces Week 2005 United We Stand cookbook, printed by Fundcraft Publishing. Celebrated around the world, if you have never paid attention to the holiday and you’re not sure what Mardi Gras (also referred to as Shrove Tuesday), you’ve been missing […]
Want to make this Valentine’s Day the most romantic ever for your Military Spouse or S.O.? We’ve got some ideas to get you started, but the rest (of course!) is up to you. No craft skills? Terrible at cooking? No time to create something from scratch? No worries! We’ve got you covered, too… because sometimes […]