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If you are stationed in Fallon, Nevada you are probably not too excited about your options near the base beacuse it's pretty remote. Luckily, you can live closer to Reno Nevada and enjoy a little bit of the city life. A recommended area located outside Reno is Sparks, Nevada. It's about an hour drive Where to live near Fallon in Sparks, Nevada Spanish Springs Neighborhood Spanish Springs is a great neighborhood to live in near Sparks, Nevada “A very family and pet friendly neighborhood. Many little gated communities off the main road. All are well maintained through HOAs and very clean.” Pros... read more

As a military spouse, I have always found it challenging to find time for myself, especially when it comes to fitting in a good workout.I have never understood why the base gyms do not have some kind of childcare for military families so they canworkout. I know they have drop in care at the CDC (sometimes) and some base gyms have a small area where you can keep a baby on the other side of a glass barrier, but come on, that just doesn't allow you to have a good workout without distractions. The majority of military families have children and what better way to let off some steam than hitting t... read more

Due to the areas rich history, towns near New London Naval Submarine Base have a unique way of classifying themselves as towns, villages, and/or cities. Many of the geographic locations have changed over time so it can get confusing at times when trying to describe different neighborhoods vs towns, however we will do our best to break down the different areas. Groton, New London, and Norwich are the 3 ‘bigger’ cities surrounding New London Naval Submarine Base. Each of these cities are very different and uniquely intertwined with smaller towns and neighborhoods aka ‘villages’. The New London ... read more

By Danielle Keech What’s the biggest part of a PCS? Finding a new home. Whether you’re looking to buy or rent, finding a home that you want to live in for the next few years is stressful. Military Town Advisor understands this. And to help military families relocate with greater ease and less stress, they created an outlet where families can share their knowledge. By searching for your next duty station, you can see what your military community thinks about areas, neighborhoods, restaurants, schools, and more through their reviews. Just be sure to do the next family a favor and leave your own... read more

Fort Benning and Columbus, Ga have a ton fun things to do around base, however sometimes you just want to get out of town. Atlanta is just a short drive from Fort Benning and we have put together a list ofideas for a short day trip to Atlanta. Georgia Aquarium " Great day trip from fort Benning! The aquarium has great exhibits for all ages as well as a dolphin and sea lion show. Active military is free on Mondays, but family members pay. We recommend the annual family pass if you plan on going 2-3 times a year. There is a cafeteria style restaurant with a variety of healthy options. Highly re... read more