Kudos to military kids

Back in 1986, the US Secretary of Defense, Casper Weinberger, declared April as the Month of the Military Child to recognize and appreciate the children of military families who cope with the challenges of frequent moves, family separations, and life transitions. I haven’t before mentioned this here on my blog because I have tried toContinue reading “Kudos to military kids”

What I Will Miss About England

We’re posted in the summer of 2016. We don’t know where yet but we know we’re leaving England. Here is a list of things I will miss (in no particular order). Great Neighbours – The neighbours on our street are really amazing. Everyone helps everyone else out. Everyone is really friendly. I think it helpsContinue reading “What I Will Miss About England”

Retirement Postings & Mr. Leslie

The military likes to post soon-to-be-retired members in the area in which they wish to retire. This allows the member to become settled in his/her new neighbourhood. However, not all military members can be posted to their preferred place of retirement. For example, a naval engineer may wish to retire near his/her adult children inContinue reading “Retirement Postings & Mr. Leslie”