U.S. Navy Seabees Construction Battalions

“The difficult we do immediately; the impossible takes — eh — a little bit longer.” – U.S. Navy Seabees Construction Battalions WWII   Realizing civilian contractors would not be a viable option during war time, International law precluding them from resisting enemy attack or they could be executed as guerrillas, Rear Admiral Ben Moreell submitted […]

AER College Planning

AER College Planning

By James Millwood JUMP START YOUR 2020 COLLEGE PLANNING! Did you know Army Emergency Relief offers scholarships to assist Army spouses and dependent children to obtain a 4-year undergraduate degree? In 2019, Army Emergency Relief awarded $8 million in scholarships for undergraduate educational needs. Here at Fort Gordon, 20 Army spouses received $32,566 for full […]

Craft Corner – Mason Jar Bathroom Organizer

The holidays are officially over and it’s time to bring some organization into the home! If you love farmhouse style like I do, then you will definitely want to add this craft your project list. Multiple kids can sometimes lead to chaos on school mornings. Bring in some organization to shared spaces to help create […]

Make Financial Readiness Your Mission

Make Financial Readiness Your Mission

by Lisa Yeoman In the military, we often speak of “mission readiness” at the organizational level in terms of manpower, resources, job performance and competency. However, for individual service members, “mission readiness” is often directly impacted by factors outside of the workplace. Financial problems, relationship struggles and mental health concerns can become significant distractions for […]

NORAD Tracks Santa

You better watch out You better not cry You better not pout I’m telling you why Santa Claus is coming to town – John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie   A botched newspaper ad campaign. A Christmas-spirited Colonel. A tradition is born. Christmas Eve, 1955, it’s the Cold War and the red phone rings. A […]

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