Sunny skies, family-friendly neighborhood, jet noise signaling the sounds of freedom. These traits mix with a generous helping of North Carolina charm at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point . Home to the 2 nd Marine Aircraft Wing, MCAS Cherry Point supports the missions of the II Marine Expeditionary Force. Encompassing over 29,000 acres, an important feature of the installation is an expansive four-point runway system. This quad of lengthy landing strips provides a remarkable resource for aviation training and support. With an assignment to MCAS Cherry Point , you’ll be joining an integral... read more

Top 10 PCS Tips - What to do before moving day! This is Part 3 in our PCS Series. Moving day can be so stressful and it's best to do a lot of work ahead of time to organize your move and be ready for when the packers arrive. Below are our Top 10 PCS Tips to do before moving day! Moving Tip #1 – Take pictures of everything – Take pictures so you have documentation if something gets broken or lost in the move. Moving Tip #2 – Make an inventory of your most valuable items – Write down each item, the value, the manufacturing identification number, and take a picture of the item. Moving Tip #3 – P... read more

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