Blog Posts by Cameron A.

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

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

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