May is Military Appreciation Month — Here’s Where to Celebrate

Happy Military Appreciation Month! In honor of all current and former military service members, organizations and retailers across the country are showing their appreciation with celebrations and other initiatives. Here are just a few of the great ways to celebrate Military Appreciation Month in our area. FoodLion. Get 10% off all month long at any […]

It’s the Month of the Military Child: Here’s Where to Find Events in Your Area

April is the Month of the Military Child, which is a time when we honor the unique sacrifices made by children in military families. This celebration and awareness initiative includes various activities and services thorughout the country, including many in your community. The Month of the Military Child was officially established in 1986, when Defense […]

Benefits of Living in Military Housing

You may think that you know all about military housing, but there are so many perks of living in a military housing community, you might learn a few new things. Here are just a few of the benefits to consider while you're making your housing decision. Military housing doesn't require a deposit. That's right — […]

What You Need to Know About Applying to Military Housing

If you're applying for military housing, you likely have a lot of questions — what you'll need to submit, what type of house you qualify for, and many more. Before you begin the application process, read up on our list of everything you need to know about applying to military housing. Things you'll need to […]

Manage Your Money in 2018 With These Helpful Podcasts

If your New Year's resolution was to save money or even make more in 2018, then you're likely always on the hunt for new ways to stretch a dollar a bit further. Instead of stressing about every penny and spending hours looking at charts and graphs, educate yourself about your finances with these smart, money-savvy […]

Adopt a Family in Need This Holiday Season With LifeStyles

Want to do some good this holiday season for families around your area? Volunteer with LifeStyles of Maryland, a nonprofit organization that aims to support people in crisis by providing food and health services. This season, LifeStyles will be distributing more than 600 food baskets to families throughout the region to help them provide holiday […]

Celebrate the Year’s Most Delicious Holiday: National Chocolate Day!

Happy National Chocolate Day, Dahlgren! If you're a self-proclaimed chocoholic, then you'll love celebrating this delicious holiday. Here are some fun facts about National Chocolate Day. The U.S. National Confectioners Association lists four primary chocolate holidays on their calendar: July 7 is Chocolate Day, both October 28 and December 28 are listed as National Chocolate […]

National Navy Day is October 27! Some Facts About This Historic Date

Happy National Navy Day, Dahlgren! Here are some interesting facts about this annual holiday. Navy Day was originally sponsored by the Navy League in 1922. The United States Navy was originally established as the Continental navy on October 13, 1775. The Navy League of New York proposed that the official observance be on October 27 […]

Happy First Day of Fall!

Today is the first day of the fall season, and more importantly, the Autumn equinox, when night and day are exactly equal in length. Here are a few interesting facts that you might not know about this important natural phenomenon. From the Autumn Equinox until the Winter Solstice, the nights will get continually longer and […]

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