The Bridge

Nearly 1.6 million members of the military community have an important decision to make before the end of this month: whether to opt into the Blended Retirement System (BRS). Kate Horrell , an expert on military personal finance issues, explains how the BRS differs from the old retirement system and why you need to make an informed decision about which retirement system you choose. Being able to use Space-A travel benefits is awesome. If you plan to fly Space-A during your retirement, you’re going to need time to travel (because we all know that Space-A isn’t always the fastest way to get som... read more

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Photo courtesy of the National Guard Bureau National Guard Birth Date #382Guard History via Official National Guard Website We recognize December 13th as the birthday of the National Guard. On this date in 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. Based upon an order of the Massachusetts Bay Colony's General Court, the colony's militia was organized into three permanent regiments to better defend the colony. Today, the descendants of these first regiments - the 181st Infantry , the 182nd Infantry , the 101st Field Artillery , and the 101st Engineer Ba... read more

Disclaimer: MB partipates in affiliate programs therefore these listings may contain affiliate links which means MB receives a commission when you purchase from some of the online retailers. The holidays are upon us, it's one of my favorite times of the year! A time to decorate the christmas tree, hang the holiday lights and pick out the perfect holiday gifts for family, friends, teachers, neighbors---my list is often long. The holiday season as wonderful as it is, can often get quite expensive, that is why we created the Ultimate List of Holiday Gift Ideas for Military Families with Military... read more

Looking for a great way to Celebrate the Holiday Season this year with Family and Friends? Visit Kings Dominion WINTERFEST and enjoy beautiful lights, wonderful shows, tasty treats and of course the rides! Kings Dominion has a long history of showing their support of the Military Community and WINTERFEST is no different. Kings Dominion has several military discounted offers available listed below. ABOUT WINTERFEST Holiday traditions come to life at Kings Dominion's WINTERFEST. Friends and families are treated to an ultimate holiday celebration as we magically transform our park into a winter ... read more