Over the years, we have adapted to all the challenges, and have learned an important lesson about celebrating holidays: the military IS your family. So no matter where you find yourself this year, here are some creative ways to adapt and have a great time with your military family.
It wasn’t until I lived outside of America that I realized how much of the Fall season is a cultural celebration. Yet in many parts of the world, ‘pumpkin spice’ is a foreign language.
If you have spent any time living overseas, you know it can be fun… and challenging, too. Two years ago, we left Spain to return to America. Like some lucky military families, we had the opportunity to receive orders overseas. We lived in Southern Spain at Naval Station Rota for three years. Our base was small, but there are larger American military bases around the world, including Germany, Italy, Bahrain, Turkey, Japan, Australia, and South Korea. For these military families, living overseas is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Some people love it, while others can’t wait… Read Article →