A small-town Missouri native, Katie is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a degree in English. She served 5 years as a Surface Warfare Officer, including 2 deployments onboard a Guided-Missile Destroyer and Aircraft Carrier. She has a Master's Degree in Education from Johns Hopkins University. Connect with Katie @katiebwriter or at www.katiemelynnbegley.com.
If you have your heart set on the prestigious and selective U.S. Naval Academy, you may worry that without an offer of acceptance, your dreams of becoming a Naval Officer are over.
But there are numerous routes to take that … Click Here To Read the rest
Being in the military comes with many challenges; one of the hardest is the frequent separation from loved ones.
That’s why so many organizations have formed to help military members and their families make the most of time together.
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Any parent with young children who works outside of the home (or even from home but needs distraction-free time to complete tasks) knows the struggle of finding affordable, reliable childcare to keep those precious children safe and happy while mom … Click Here To Read the rest
Military life comes with a lot of questions. What is needed for a military move? What can help kids adjust to a new home? How do you make it through a deployment?
Fortunately, the Department of Defense recognizes that military … Click Here To Read the rest
As they get closer to the end of their military career, many service members start to think about what is next. Maybe it’s a new job, maybe it’s going back to school to pursue a degree, maybe it’s entrepreneurship. Some … Click Here To Read the rest