Blog Posts in "Hampton Roads Duty Station"

Fall is one of my most favorite times of year. I love the changing leaves, cooler temps, bonfires, and the thrills of Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream. Kicking off September 15-October 28, 2018 (Select Dates). Included with park admission. Scares start at 5:45 pm. Fill fall nights with fright at Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream. This year we are celebrating 20 years of fears and an all-new Era of Terror with more scares than ever. Fear awaits in the Virginia theme park’s collection of elaborate haunted houses , immersive themed scare zones , challenging escape rooms and darkly entertaining live shows .... read more

Our family has been fortunate to live in Virginia, the history mecca of the United States for many years now. One of my bucket list items while living in Virginia was to visit Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. I had heard so many wonderful things about this lovely plantation from the beautiful gardens to themagnificent views to the immensehistory. My family was able to tour the property recently and everything I had heard was true-it was simply stunning. Below is a glimpse into our family's experience at this beautiful mountainside retreat. The Tour--Monticello (Image courtesy of Monticello.org)... read more

Military Members & Families Join In The Fun AsNaval District Washington PresentsPatriots DayatKings DominionSunday, September 9, 2018! Kings Dominionwill be open exclusively for military members, DoDcivilians, contractors, their family and friends! Tickets will NOT be available for purchase at the park on the day of the event, you must purchase your tickets online. PATRIOTS DAY EARLY BIRD PRICE----$22 (ticket price available for a limited time ends 7/31) Price is $25 from 8/1-8/31 Welcome to Naval District Washington's Private Event. Valid for a general admission (ages 3 and older) September ... read more

2018 Military Discount Offers Guests can splash and slide the summer away at Water Country USA®, Virginia's largest water park. Experience more than 25 water attractions. This spring, experience a rush aboard Colossal Curl™, the park's first family thrill ride and the only one of its kind in North America. Single Day Admission (Over 40% Military Savings!) Busch Gardens Williamsburg 2018 Single Day Admission Adult (age 10 and up)----------$49.00 MWR Rate (Retail $90.00) Busch Gardens Williamsburg 2018 Single Day Admission Child (age 3 to 9)----------$44.50 MWR Rate (Retail $80.00) Water Countr... read more

It's no secret that being in the military often means moving to new military duty station every couple years. With frequent military moves comes the need to start over in finding best businesses, services, schools, places to live and things to do in your new town. When my family and I moved to Hampton Roads nearly 15 years ago with the military, it was very important for me to find a church that I connected with. It took me a couple of trys to find one that suited our family but once we did it certainly helped us to adjust to our new home in Hampton Roads. For those moving to Hampton Roads ar... read more