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
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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
By Danielle Keech Congrats on your orders to Maxwell AFB! The base is located deep in the southern U.S. in Montgomery, Alabama. Maxwell is a unique duty station with lots of moving parts, so if you’re Air Force, you’ve likely passed through a time or two. About Maxwell AFB Maxwell AFB is broken down into two main parts: Maxwell AFB and the Maxwell-Gunter Annex. And if you have orders to Maxwell AFB, you may be headed to join the 42nd Air Base Wing, 908th Airlift Wing, or receive education through Air University. The 908th Airlift Wing is the only Air Force reserve unit in Alabama. It’s compri... read more
There are several cities near the Naval Post Graduate School, The Presidio of Monterey, and the US Coast Guard Station in which families can choose from when orders arrive (finally!) to move to Central California. Two of the most popular options are the communities of Monterey and Pacific Grove. Both are ideally located for an easy commute, have stunning scenery, and in general, have a “boy I am lucky to live here vibe.” There a few factors that should be mentioned, however, when house hunting becomes part of the process. Suggestions to Consider When PCSing to Monterey, California Monterey vs... 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