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Fort Hood is located in Killeen, Texas halfway between Waco and Austin. Fort Hood is an army base and is the largest military base in the world by area with more than 215,000 acres. Since Fort Hood is such a large military base, it's important to first know which side of base your spouse will be working on, and this may affect where you decide to live in town. With Fort Hood, it seems,neighborhoods closer to base have a higher crime rate and these areas are typically less desirable. We have compiled the reviews from military families andlisted the top neighborhoods and areas surrounding Fort ... read more

Living life as a military family, with 8 moves in 18 years, priorities in mylife has scattered in many different directions and are constantly changing. Getting orders can be an exciting, excruciating, and/or exhilaratingly emotional time for you and your family and the feelings can shift from one moment to the next. There is always going to be the bitterness of saying goodbye and the nervousness of saying hello to friends, neighbors and communities. In this unpredictable world that the military has created for us, I have always strived to find and hold on to my constant. I have cherished the... read more

By Dawn M. Smith Despite the cliché, but true, gripes about living in the Washington, D.C. greater area , the winter and holiday seasons in the region are truly something to take advantage of while living here. The city is filled with festive events from street markets to spectacular ice shows to entertain your family and those guests who are bound to visit during the holidays. Holiday Activities in Alexandria Living in Alexandria, Virginia, is a convenient commute to many of the popular military stations in the National Capital Region, so it’s an ideal location for families to settle while s... read more

Photos of Neighborhoods in Virginia Beach 23451& 23452 These two zip codes include some fantastic neighborhoods that are centrally located to NAS Oceana, Norfolk Naval Base, and other surrounding bases. Some of the best schools in Virginia Beach are aligned to these zip codes. If you want to live close to the Oceanfront then Shadowlawn & Salt Marsh Point are great neighborhoods. One of my favorite neighborhoods, which is like a hidden secret only the locals know about, is Kings Grant neighborhood. It's located off Little Neck Road and the area is known as Little Neck. Most military families w... read more

Photos of Neighborhoods in Norfolk, VA Whether you are stationed atNorfolk Naval Base (NOB),Portsmouth Naval Hospital,NAS Oceana, orPortsmouth Shipyards, there are a lot of fun areas to visit while living in Hampton Roads. If you are PCSing to Hampton Roads soon, you might want to check out these different areas when house hunting. Lots of military families who live off base in Norfolk live near these great landmarks. Photos of Lafayette Shores, Winona, Ghent, W. Ghent, Freemason, Colonial Place, Larchmont, Riverpoint, Talbot Park, and East Beach. -> click here to view photosof Norfolk ... read more