Family Media
Sign-Up for Offers

Forming Good Study Habits

Posted on

Maximize Your Military Time Management Skills to Make the Most of Your Educational Experience Many veterans take advantage of their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to return to college after separating from the military, which can be a bit of a “culture shock” after the regimented life of an active-duty soldier. Specifically, some veterans may find […]

More >

Ride to Live, Live to Ride

Posted on

Non-Profit Veterans Charity Ride Partners with Indian Motorcycle for 8th Annual Motorcycle Therapy Program, Supporting Veterans Returning from Combat By Donna Boyle Schwartz Veteran U.S. Army Airborne Paratrooper and lifetime motorcyclist Dave Frey knows firsthand the therapeutic benefits of riding motorcycles to “clear the mind.” After leaving the Army, Dave returned to work in the […]

More >

Throwing Shade: How to Protect Your Eyes in the Summer

Posted on

Men are accustomed to protecting their skin during the summertime, but experts say protecting your eyes can be just as important. In fact, too much exposure to ultraviolet rays can cause what’s called photokeratitis or photo conjunctivitis (more commonly known as “snow blindness”). That’s according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, which found that continual UV […]

More >

Spartans Rescue Stranded Civilian Pilot in Florida

Posted on

Palatka, FL—In a recent news release, the U.S. Navy recognized one of its helicopter units for rescuing a civilian pilot who was trapped in an inaccessible area near Palatka, FL on March 14, 2022. The report said that sailors from the Navy’s Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 70, the “Spartans,” were conducting training exercises when […]

More >

How to Raise Independent Children

Posted on

By Caroline Schafer As children grow, parents try to teach them independence. But how, exactly, does a parent go about raising an independent child? Family talked with Navy veteran Melissa Green. Melissa is married to retired sailor Landis Green, and she is the mom of Alante (21), Alijah (16), Zaiden (14), and Eva (12). She […]

More >

Good as Gold

Posted on

Nestled in the Heart Kentucky, Greater Fort Knox Area Offers Support & Friendship To Soldiers And Families By Donna Boyle Schwartz The name “Fort Knox” nearly always calls to mind visions of gold…and innumerable thrilling movie plots about daring schemes to steal the treasure. But the real riches in Fort Knox are the friendly spirit […]

More >

Pet Insurance: What You Need to Know

Posted on

By Barbara Jarvie Castiglia Insurance is one of those things you don’t realize how much you need it, until you need it. Pet health insurance has been increasing at an average growth rate of 22.1 percent over the past five years, according to the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA). The market is expected […]

More >

Overseas Moves: What’s Different (and What’s the Same)?

Posted on

By CAROLINE SCHAFER Moving overseas can be so exciting for military families! It is a rare chance to travel the world and experience other cultures. US Air Force Academy graduate, veteran, videographer, and blogger, Daniel Taylor and his wife Emily, a teacher, have lived in Grafenwoehr, Germany, for the past eight years. Daniel creates content […]

More >

Keeping Your Tech Safe (and Dry!) at the Beach

Posted on

By Travis Tegtmeyer With the extreme heat of summer rapidly approaching, many of us will seek refuge from the scorching sun at one of our favorite beaches. Anywhere we go, including the beach, our personal tech will follow. Cell phones keep you connected to the outside world if someone needs to reach you, serve as […]

More >

Pet Health & Wellness

Posted on

How to Help Your Pets Deal with AnxietyBy Barbara Jarvie Castiglia Did you know that our pets can undergo mental distress? A 2013 study by Emory University found that similarities between dog and human brains in emotional responses seems to indicate that dogs can suffer depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. One of the major life […]

More >

American Forces Travel