Blog Posts by Military Bridge

Is your New Years Resolution to be more healthy in 2019? If so and you live in the Washington DC area, you don't want to miss out on Complete Nutrition of Arlingtons New Year Sale, helping you achieve better health in 2019. Complete Nutrition of Arlington is also proud to show their support and appreciation of the military community in offering a Military Discount. ABOUT COMPLETE NUTRITION OF ARLINGTON Complete Nutrition +Smoothies in Arlington, VA is looking forward to helping you reach your sports nutrition, weight management, and general health goals. Our success coaches will provide you w... read more

The 2019 program is open! Submit your applicationONLINE (new this year) no later than February 15, 2019. Now entering its 19th year, Fisher House Foundation's program was created to recognize the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. The Scholarships for Military Children Program for the 2019-20 school year application process is now open! At least one scholarship worth $2,000 will be awarded at every commissary location where qualified applications are received. Who Can Apply for... read more

Earlier this month, the Walmart Foundation announced a $250,000 grant to Texas-based Operation Homefront for their Critical Financial Assistance program. The grant will provide financial assistance to military families experiencing financial crises. Operation Homefront provides critical financial assistance, transitional and permanent housing and family support services throughout the year to help prevent short-term challenges from turning into chronic, long-term struggles. The funding from the Walmart Foundation will serve approximately 300 families and help cover critical needs for military... read more

Nauticus is one of our most favorite places to visit in Hampton Roads. There is no better time to check out Nauticus for the first time or stop back again for Holiday Fun! There are lots of great events upcoming. If your looking for something fun to do this holiday season with family and friends stop by for Dickens' Christmas Towne or one of the events below. December 26. Super Hero Day at Nauticus. Meet Marvel Super Heroes Captain America (11am-1pm) and Black Panther (2-4 pm). Nauticus admission fee includes entrance to Dickens’ Christmas Towne. December 27. Princess and Pirate Day. Free adm... read more

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