By Heather Kline GUIDON Volunteer The practice of making resolutions for the new year is thought to have first caught on among the ancient Babylonians, who made promises in order to earn the favor of the gods to start the year off on the right foot, according to History.com. People around the world still practice this tradition today in order to improve and enrich their lives, albeit … [Read more...] about FLW spouse Q&A: New Year’s resolutions — Do they work for you?
By Thomas Brading Army News Service Army spouses can now apply for reimbursement of up to $2,500 in professional relicensing expenses through Army Emergency Relief when they move to another state. Last month, top Army officials announced a $500 limit on relicensing costs for military spouses for permanent change-of-station moves. However, if additional funds are needed for relicensing, … [Read more...] about AER offers spouses relicensing aid
Chelsea George of Waynesville, or more recently known as Mrs. Missouri, is a fan of adventures. Her husband, Capt. Tony George, currently serves at Fort Leonard Wood. He is the same way, she said, and with being part of a military family, she’s had quite the journey. “My family, we’re currently on a quest to see all 50 states,” she said. “Every time we got orders somewhere, we were excited … [Read more...] about Army spouse Mrs. Missouri advocates for personal cause
Special to GUIDON The annual Engineer Family Readiness Group event is planned from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 9. Military spouses and service members are welcome to attend. The day will feature a team-building experience that involves a closer look at all Engineer capabilities within the regiment, displays of engineer vehicles and more. Family Readiness Groups, or FRGs, can provide … [Read more...] about Engineer FRG event invites military spouses
The Fort Wood Community Spouses Club will present their annual Craft and Antique Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at Nutter Field House. Visitors can shop for handmade crafts and antiques, enjoy snacks and meals from Mrs. Claus’ Pantry and Santa’s Kitchen and more. The event also features children’s games and free photos with Santa at 12:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults. Entry is free … [Read more...] about Craft, antique fair slated for Nov. 17
By Derek Gean Assistant editor firstname.lastname@example.org Registration is now open for a USO Military Spouses Networking event scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 18. “This event is about bringing together spouses, community leaders and professionals to give everyone the chance to network from a different prospective,” said Kelly Brownfield, USO of Missouri, Inc. Fort Leonard Wood … [Read more...] about Event links spouses, employers