Ryan “Birdman” Parrott, Author, Public Speaker, and Founder of two non- profits benefitting Veterans and First-Responders is originally from Detroit, Michigan. Ryan enlisted in the Navy after watching the Twin Towers fall on 9/11, and Parrott served eight years as a U.S. Navy SEAL attached to Team SEVEN, completing three combat tours to Iraq before being assigned to Advanced Training Command as an Instructor. website: http://www.sonsoftheflag.org In 2005, while serving in Iraq, Ryan was riding atop a Humvee manning the gun turret in enemy territory, when his vehicle was hit by an improvised e... read more
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Hampton Roads is home of the largest Navy Base and has over 16 bases surrounding the area. Below is a list of the Hampton Roads Military Bases along with a map. If you are PCSing to the area, it's very important to research the area ahead of time and figure out the best place to live. Things to take into consideration are commute time, tunnel system , type of home or neighborhood, school system, and proximity to the beach or bay. Military Town Advisor has over 100neighborhood and area reviewsfor the surrounding area. When searching for military homes for sale or rent , read the reviews to get... read more
Do you have orders to Pensacola? If so, get excited because you are going to be surrounded by some of the prettiestbeaches in Florida. Ok now stop day dreaming and get to researching your new area! Seach neighborhood reviews near NAS Pensacola . Also get to know the differentareas surrounding base and what the local call these areas. Brandy Porrata ( http://www.brandyporrata.kw.com/ ) is an amazing REALTOR in the Pensacola area. Whether you are looking for a rental or looking to buy, give military spouse Brandy a call 850-543-3797! The information below is from her blog, Jetset Brandy Porrata... read more
Read to find more about what to do in Jacksonville! Activities: An A1A Beach Adventure A Visit to the Jacksonville Zoo:Eat Lunch with a Jaguar! Entertainment: Date Night at St. John’s Town Center Shopping: Shopping at St. Augustine Outlets and Kid Activities at World Golf Village Shopping in Jacksonville, Florida Restaurant & Bar: Best Restaurants in Jacksonville, FL | Master List Best Restaurants at the Beaches | Jacksonville Beaches Best Restaurants at St. Johns Town Center | Jacksonville, FL Al’s Pizza: Family Pizza Night at Atlantic Beach Angie’s Sub: The Veggie Tuna Sub in Jacksonville B... read more
PSCing to a new military town always requires a lot of research, but the best advice comes from other military families. Here is a list of where to locate off base housing in Jacksonville and the Mayport area. Learn from other military families and read their advice on where to live. It can be very hard to research off base housing in Jacksonville from a computer when you are currently stationed in another state. In order to find where the best off base housing is located in Jacksonville or Mayport areas, you must look beyond the pretty home listing pictures and find out what surrounds the mi... read more