Blog Posts tagged in "military resources"

IMPORTANCE OF A MINDFUL MORNING Author: Mindful Morning, Life Coach, Megan Hall, Motivational Speaker The definition of mindful is conscious or aware of something. So what is a mindful morning? A mindful morning means we are being intentional about how we start our day so we can be conscious and aware of what’s going on while our day progresses. When we start our day off without a good morning routine we are in reactive mode. We are reacting to everything going on around us instead of being proactive. A mindful morning helps us be proactive by taking control of situations before they happen. ... read more

MANCHIN APPLAUDS FISHER HOUSE FOR VOLUNTEERING TO COVER EXPENSES FOR FAMILIES OF FALLEN SOLDIERS DURING SHUTDOWN Washington, D.C. – In the event of a government shutdown, the Department of Defense would not be able to pay death gratuities to families of service members killed in combat without additional legislation from Congress. If that happens, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) has worked with the CEO of the Fisher House Foundation, Ken Fisher, to make sure these families are taken care of in their time of greatest need. The Fisher House generously agreed to offer the families an advance ... read more

We know that there has been a lot of frustration over the changes to United Concordia. We see military members and families asking constantly for recommendations on best dentists both pediatric and adult in their military communities. If you have found a great UC dentist please take 30 seconds and recommend them on MilitaryBridge along with your rating/review. We will get it up on MB asap. Your recommendation and review will help others in the search for a new provider. We are all in this military life together, let's help one another out :) RECOMMEND A DENTIST HERE ... read more

What a great opportunity for # milspouses interested in going to school, pursuing a license, getting clinical hours, etc to receive a scholarship . Hurry and apply, the deadline is fast approaching! Please # spreadtheword and tag any friends who you think might be interested in this great opportunity! Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship Application The National Military Family Association is the leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening and protecting military families. The mission of this scholarship program is to help prepare military spouses for meaningful em... read more

The way one man lived his life has inspired thousands to be a better person, to include me. I had known a little bit about Pat Tillman's story but what I didn't know was the back story. I recently watched the documentary "A Football Life: In memory of Pat Tillman". I was so moved by the person Pat was, what he stood for and how he lived his life.This man was the epitome of a true Patriot giving up millions playing in the NFL to serve our country as an Army Ranger following 9-11. "Sports embodied many of the qualities I deem meaningful," he said in 2002. "However, these last few years, and esp... read more

Families decide to homeschool their children for so many different reasons: academics, extra-curricular activities, special needs, allergies, religion, and more all bring families to the decision to homeschool. Who homeschools? Homeschooling families are as diverse as our United States military families! According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in 2012, there were an estimated 1.8 million homeschooled students in the United States, and those numbers are increasing! Many families homeschool temporarily for various reasons and some families are in it for the long haul. ... read more

How To Prepare for Warrant Officer Basic Course (WOBC) From the moment we received notice that Logan had been selected to become a warrant officer, we were excited! Who wouldn’t be? What we weren’t thinking about was how much money we were about to shell out in preparation for Warrant Officer Basic Course or WOBC (pronounced Wo-Bic) and what it would entail. Logan did know that he needed to be in great shape for the course, but that was about it, and there are typically only a few short months between the time you find out you’ve been selected and the beginning of the course. As the start of ... read more

ABOUT THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL BRIGADE Operation Homefront begins their eleventh season of Back-to-School Brigade ™, a nationwide school supply collection campaign. Operation Homefront is happy to announce the start of their Back-to-School Brigade where they provide backpacks and free school supplies to military families. There are over 50 locations for official events.Last year, Operation Homefrontdistributed more than 25,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to military kids across the country. Dollar Tree joins them again as theirpresenting sponsor for the eighth year by setting out collecti... read more

Did you just make a PCS move to a new area? Have some extra time on your hands? Want to make a difference doing something you enjoy? Meet MilSpouse Britni Miltner, author of MilSpouseResource.com , a personal blog focused on enabling fellow members of the Military Spouse community to inspire each other. Britni recently blogged aboutvolunteering time and skills to meaningful causes. Here’s what she had to say about her experience with the Military Spouse Advocacy Network (MSAN) mentorship program. Volunteering Is Good for You: MSAN’s New Military Spouse Support Program … I mention volunteering... read more

We love sharing our fellow military bloggers. Bloggers are such a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of military life. Milspo Bloggers are a great resource for learning tips about PCSing, Deployment, Health & Wellness, Budgeting/Couponing, Raising Military Kiddos, and Lifestyle Blogs. We love their insight and passion for helping others by sharing their stories. MB will be featuring Military Spouse Bloggers every weekin effort to highlight their blog and topics shared. This week's feature goes out to Moms Don't Sleep Please take a minute to get to know Kara- the creator of Moms Don't Sleep. S... read more

Caregiving Resource to Continue at Reduced Military Fee By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 — The Defense Department’s contract with the Sittercity Corporate Program for military families’ caregiver needs will expire July 31, but the service will remain available at a discounted military fee, Pentagon officials said yesterday. DoD contracted with the database service in 2010 when U.S. service members were frequently deployed during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Then a free service for military families, the database offered caregiver options from b... read more

Great news for NEW or EXPECTING MILITARY MOMS that plan to breastfeed.....you can receive a breast pump from the The Breastfeeding Shop an authorized Tricare provider at NO COST to you. Just submit your prescription and fill out the form, it's that easy! About The Breastfeeding Shop #Sponsored Post Best Breast Pumps Breastfeeding: Start Out with the Right Products to Benefit Your Baby At the Breastfeeding Shop, we are proud to provide you with many affordable breastfeeding options for sale, since we carry insurance covered breast pumps and top brands for some of the best breast pumps availabl... read more

Are you an Expecting Military Mom? Operation Homefront has a wonderful program for expecting Military Moms called Star Spangled Babies~ Baby Shower Program T he program helps build morale by providing baby showers to service members and their growing families. CVS Health has joined forces with Operation Homefront through the Star Spangled Babies Baby Shower Program. About Star Spangled Babies Baby Shower Program: Star-Spangled Babies Makes A Difference For Military Moms The Star Spangled Babies baby shower program, is in place to build morale by providing baby showers to our service members a... read more

April is Month Of The Military Child! I love that we have a whole month dedicated to honoring our brave military children. Military Kids are courageous, resilient, and sacrifice so much. I also love that there are so many fantastic programs and non-profits now available for our military children. Below is a list of 25 different opportunities for your military kiddos that you may not have known about. Please help pass this post along to other military families so more and more families can be aware of some of the great programs out there for our brave Military Children. Military Programs & Non... read more

Big changes Are Coming December 1, 2016 to your Tricare Pharmacy Network. CVS is OUT and Walgreens is IN! CVS users, time to find another Pharmacy Provider. Press Release: Express Scripts, Inc. (ESI) today announced upcoming changes to the retail pharmacy network it manages on behalf of TRICARE. On Dec. 1, 2016, Walgreens pharmacy locations will join the network . CVS pharmacies, including those in Target stores, will leave the network on the same day. The new network will have more than 58,000 locations nationwide, and ensures TRICARE beneficiaries have timely access to retail pharmacies in ... read more

During our Veterans Day Discount & Freebie Roundup we create every year we realized that there were many great fundraising opportunities as well. We wanted to highlight these businesses/organizations that are Giving Back this Veterans Day for those that want to be a part in contributing. USO Heroes Fund ~ Support Our Heroes this Veterans Day - Deadline: Nov. 11: With 5,000 service members fighting in Iraq and helping the fight for Mosul, thousands more still in Afghanistan and hundreds of thousands more deployed around the world - our active duty heroes need you now more than ever. Make a tax... read more

We are so excited to announce our newly designed website is LIVE! Want to know more about What You'll Find on the New Website? MB has broken down the site and added snapshots to give you a glimpse into all the New features. We also have information on HOW YOU can Be a Part of The MB Community. MB has added on several new features to better serve the military community in the PCS process. We realized that there was a huge VOID in resources for military members & families when PCSing to new military communities . Our mission is to help take the stress out of military moves by providing the oppo... read more

Kroger in Chesapeake, Virginia is HIRING! There are both full-time and part-time positions available. Please share this information with anyone you know looking for a job. Available opportunities include: Stew Chefs Bakery Deli Drug/GM Fuel Produce Grocery Apparel Line Cooks Cake Decorators Meat cutters Cashiers Hourly Associates All Positions Learn more about Kroger on MilitaryBridge Learn more abour Kroger and their commitment to the Military Community ... read more

Hampton Roads Don't Miss Out On Operation In Touch and Dove Real Beauty’s 3rd annual “Women of the Military” Event! It is free to milspouses, veterans & active duty women! Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. Limited spots available — don’t miss your chance to attend! Register and learn more! ... read more

Kroger Hosting Job Fair to Bring More Jobs to Hampton Roads Company has 700 Job Openings in the Mid-Atlantic Division PRESS RELEASE: Hampton Roads, VA – January 6, 2016 – Kroger of Hampton Roads is sponsoring a career fair, Friday, January 15 to attract applicants for more than 700 vacancies in its Mid-Atlantic Division. Job seekers looking for full-time and especially part-time and specialty positions are invited for on-the-spot interviews. “Kroger is looking for the best and the brightest to join our family of associates,” said Noelle Motley, spokesperson for Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic Division.... read more

Trees for Troops Trees for Troops delivers the spirit of Christmas to military families-one Christmas Tree at a time About: Trees for Troops, a program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation, provides Real Christmas Trees to armed forces members and th eir families in the U.S. and troops deployed in the Middle East. Through contributions, donations of Real Christmas Trees, the work of many volunteers and the generous in-kind support of our shipping partner FedEx, Trees for Troops has brought the true spirit of Christmas to thousands of deserving service men and women and their families. Since 200... read more

BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT For the first time the SBA will take the Boots to Business Reboot program to Gloucester, VA. If you served or are serving join us for this two day entrepreneurial class. Boots to Business Reboot is an entrepreneurship training course for Veterans, their spouses and dependents. The event will be led by SBA Resource Partners and industry experts will host up to 100 Veterans for a two-day Introduction to Entrepreneurship class. Boots to Business: Reboot, will introduce veterans to the fundamentals of business ownership, and lead participants through the key steps for eva... read more

COMPASS Norfolk is holding a special session on the peninsula next Tuesday & Wednesday (October 6 & 7, 2015)! It's open to all Navy, Coast Guard & Marine spouses. It's FREE, and they reimburse for childcare, feed you every night and celebrate with cake at the end. During the two evening classes they will teach you all about the sea of resources available to you and give you some amazing tips, tricks & advice on how to confidently navigate this spouse life. Email compassnorfolk@nsfamilyline.org to register. Limited to the first 20 spouses who register. Learn more about COMPASS on MilitaryBridg... read more

JUNIOR ENLISTED MILITARY FAMILIES TO BE HONORED FOR VOLUNTEERISM The Armed Services YMCA will host the 21st Annual Five Star Military Family Recognition Luncheon on Friday, November 6th at the Westin Town Center. Several Hampton Roads businesses and community supporters generously contribute to this event each year. November is National Military Family Month and the Armed Services YMCA honors one Hampton Roads junior enlisted family from each of the five military branches of service that best represents a commitment to serving others through volunteerism . Each family is formally honored at t... read more

This Labor Day Weekend, 633 active and retired military members will participate in the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon, 5K and Mile in the Sand races. As the weekend draws near, I wanted to share the number of ways supporters can provide encouragement for all participants. Humana is offering activities such as the Humana Vitality Cheer Squad website, where fans and families can submit words of encouragement and cheers for anyone running the half marathon. Additionally, Humana will have an in-person Cheer Squad lining the last mile of the race to provide walkers and runners ... read more

This webinar is for anyone desiring a business restart. Whether you move frequently or just feel like your business isn’t gaining the momentum you would like, this class will be the boost you need. We will cover why SEO is important to your move and how to implement it ahead of time, how to start making connections and booking clients before you have even moved, as well as how I “close” and “re-launch” my business with each move we make. Getting your business off the ground shouldn’t be a headache but a fun adventure. Learn more and JOIN the Webinar! Learn more about Memories By Mere a milita... read more

Are you looking to go back to school, or change your career path? The National Military Family Association wants to support you on your journey, and help you fund it! Join them Thursday, August 20th at 9 PM EDT for networking and career advice. They'll be giving away $5,500 in scholarships and prizes at the event. You don't want to miss it! https://www.facebook.com/events/523977024417708/ Learn more about The National Military Family Association and all their wonderful programs and ways in which they support the military community on their MilitaryBridge page! ... read more

Welcome to Scholarship Sharing! Scholarship Sharing is an information distribution platform that is dedicated to connecting students to resources for funding a higher education. Scholarship Sharing works to ensure students can be knowledgeable about ways to fund college, and empower them to make smart financial decisions. Students often don't know where to begin their search for aid, therefore they provide events and services to expand the knowledge of college funding opportunities. Scholarship Sharing is a nonprofit that was started by President Lorraine SantaLucia who graduated debt free he... read more

Welcome to DeCA's Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sale~The September Schedule Is Out! Click on your local commissary to be linked to the store's web page where you can find additional store information including phone numbers, contact information, local store information and other upcoming events. Always check with your commissary for date changes or cancellations before you go. Case lot sales may be cancelled due to weather or other events beyond our control. Commissaries are not responsible for early sell out of items during case lot sales due to high customer volume or limited product avail... read more

Meet the Konikoff Dentistry Shore Drive Team (Pictured from left to right is Dr. Jackie Lanigan, Dr. Roberta Dobson and Dr. Vicky Throckmorton) We are located at 2829 Shore Drive, Virignia Beach, 757-333-6866 We accept most military insurance From AUGUST 1 - OCTOBER 1, 2015 NEW PATIENTS that make and keep an appointment before October 1.2015 will receive a $20 Amazon gift card. Valid for children or adults Learn more about Konikoff Dentistry and Konikoff Kids on MilitaryBridge! ... read more

Operation Homefront, Price Rite& Feed the Children are teaming up to providefood boxes to military families! Thursday, May 21st 10AM - 2PM Woodbridge, VA Eligible to military families from all branches including active or inactive National Guard and Reserve E-6 and below. We also welcome any post 911 wounded, ill or injured veteran. Register Today! Registration closes at 3pm tomorrow 5/15/2015. You'll receive 25 pounds of nonperishable food, 12 pounds of household goods, 5 pounds of Avon products and a James Patterson book. Price Rite will also provide lettuce, carrots, celery, bottled water,... read more

On February 14, 2015 , there is a great event planned for military women at the University of Richmond. The day will include information about employment opportunities, health and beauty tutorials, as well as free evening gowns. The day will end with an evening concert featuring celebrity guests Ivan Ellis, Jenn Bostic, Mack Bailey, and Tonya Moore. Please help us spread the word about this special day! There is also a fantastic contest running with Bridal Guide Magazine and Boot Campaign. Military couples are welcome to enter to win a dream Southern wedding. PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELE... read more

Whether you already live in Hampton Roads or it's your next duty station, the area has a lot to offer. There is a lot to love about Hampton Roads. First of all, there is a large military presence in the area where each branch of the armed forces is represented which really gives the area a sense of being a military community. Secondly, the area is surrounded by water which is perfect for the beach, fishing, and boating lovers. The climate is mild and there are four seasons which is wonderful. One of the greatest benefits to the Hampton Roads area is there is a ton to do here. Remember, every ... read more

What a great opportunity for #‎ milspouses interested in going to school, pursuing a license, getting clinical hours, etc to receive a scholarship . Hurry and apply only a couple days left! Please #‎ spreadtheword and tag any friends who you think might be interested in this great opportunity! Military Spouse Scholarships-via National Military Family Association Website Our scholarship and professional support program's goal is to help military spouses prepare for meaningful employment and to better contribute to their family’s financial wellbeing. You must be a spouse with a valid military I... read more

HOOTS FOR TROOPS I just love meeting people who have a passion and desire to make the world we live in a better place. To selflessly take their time, commitment, and even money to do something to make another person smile. I just learned about Crystal Lea Cawley and her mission to do just that, put a smile on a military member or veterans face. She wants military members and veterans to know that we are thinking of them and that we care. Crystal reminds us all to be a better person. She does that through her mission with Hoots for Troops . Crystal started Hoots For Troops as seen above as a w... read more

The Big Kids Coupon is back at the Portsmouth Children's Museum! Good Tuesday, January 13 through Thursday, February 12. Download your coupon today by clicking this link here ! The Portsmouth Children's Museum is one of my favorite things to do with the kiddos in Hampton Roads. The museum went through a huge renovation a couple years back and it's one of the best I've ever visited. Below is a little more on the Museum. What you'll see at the Children's Museum: Children step inside a world where bubbles grow bigger than they are, where the forces of energy electrify and spark their i maginatio... read more

Ever dreamed of becoming an entrepreneur? While here's the chance of a lifetime! 7‑Eleven ® is giving away a franchise to one deserving U.S. Military Veteran . Below check out the 7-Eleven Press Release and find out how you could be the lucky winner: If you're a U.S. military veteran, we want you! And to show just how much, we're giving away a 7‑Eleven convenience store franchise* to one deserving (and incredibly lucky) vet. It could be you! Win A Store and So Much More 7‑Eleven is the world's #1 convenience store and is consistently ranked as a top-five franchisor. But enough about us. Here ... read more

Brand New Military Appreciation Program Golf Fans Will Love! PGA TOUR LAUNCHES LARGE-SCALE MILITARY TICKETING PLATFORM WITH SUPPORT FROM QUICKEN LOANS PGA TOUR Launches Large-scale Military Ticketing Platform with Support from Quicken Loans FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Military tickets to more than 30 PGA TOUR tournaments accessible via one centralized ticket hub in 2015 PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.-December 12, 2014– Underscoring its support for the Birdies for the Brave® military outreach initiative, the PGA TOUR, with support from Quicken Loans, today announced the launch of a comprehensive, integrat... read more

This is such a fantastic program! Be sure to nominate a military child who you think could benefit from this scholarship program. There has been $12.5 million dollars awarded in scholarships in 14 years. This is amazing! The 2015 program is open! Submit your application to your commissary no later than February 13, 2015. Commissaries are an integral part of the quality of life offered to service members and their families. The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate ... read more

Wounded Wear Toast To The Heroes V Event March 7, 2015 Wounded Wear is hosting its Fifth Annual Toast to the Heroes Fundraiser March 7, 2015 from 6:00pm-11pm. The event will be held at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel at 425 Water Street in historic Portsmouth, Virginia. This event will include a tasting of different wines, locally brewed beers from Young Veteran's Brewing Company. This is a cocktail event with food, entertainment and an amazing silent auction! Attire is Cocktail Dresses for the Ladies and Black Tie Optional for the Gentlemen! Hotel for the event is the Ren... read more

VCA Airline Boulevard Animal Hospital ABOUT VCA: At VCA Airline Boulevard Animal Hospital, we provide individualized, personal care to each client and treat each pet as if they were our most important patient. Our well-trained staff is friendly, caring and compassionate to clients and patients alike. You can rest assured that atVCA Airline Boulevard Animal Hospital we will always go the extra mile in caring for your pets. We are an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accredited facility. To be accredited, a hospital must demonstrate an exceptional level of medical care and client serv... read more

FEATURED MILITARY RELATED NON-PROFIT~Canines With A Cause I have been honored to be a part of sharing fantastic military relatednon-profits and programs available to the military community. There are so many amazing programs available to help military members active to veterans with all aspects of military life. My goal in sharing these fantastic programs is that it may help either you or someone you know reading this! I would like to highlight a fantastic organization called Canines With A Cause. Below you will find some information about their mission. I would also like to highlight an arti... read more

I just wanted to share that MB has added new Veterans Day offers that keep rolling in to our Big List of over 100 Military and Veteran Appreciation Offers! You can find the up to date list of MBVeterans Day Freebies& Discounts HERE ! Please SHARE this list far and wide so all can enjoy some of these wonderful Veterans Day offers. You can also follow us on FB to keep up to date with any new Veterans Day offers. ... read more

This Veterans Day , Join the USO in providing critical moments for our troops and their families. Give $11 on 11/11 and you can help provide our troops and their families with USO moments like the ones listed below: 34 Calls Home, 55 bottles of water, 70 cups of coffee, and free meals. Learn more about these programs here . DONATE and Give USO Moments (National) DONATE to our local USO HRCV Learn more about our local USO of Hampton Roads and Cetral Virginia centers, events, and support on MB! ... read more

Operation Rock the Troops(ORT) OUR MISSION: An inspirational movement that gives back through entertainment and music education for our American Troops and their families. Join Us for the Movie Premiere of Operation Rock The Troops Coming this Veterans Day~ find out more about the Documentary Movie, from Award winning Producer Matthew JC, that just signed a World Wide Distribution Deal through Vision Films. The Documentary features the journey of the JC AllStars and their mission to rock the troops all over the world! From the director: My name is Matthew JC from Dallas Texas, and I am the Di... read more

~Every Monday MB likes to feature some of the great military related non-profits in this country. This week's featured non-profit is Flights for Fallen Families~ There are over 85,000 military related non-profits since 9-11. I feel it an honor and duty to share as many great programs out there to help our military members from active duty, to veterans, to military families, to reserve and guard members, and even pets of military members. There are so many fantastic non-profits available to help in all aspects of military life. This Monday, I would like to feature a brand new military related ... read more

Welcome to the "World's Biggest Case Lot Sale" Stateside commissaries will be featuring a Commissary Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sale over two or three days between Aug. 14 and Sept. 30. Click Here for a list of stores and their sale dates. You can also check the "Local Store Information" section on your commissary's store web page to see when your commissary has scheduled its Customer Appreciation Sale. You don't want to miss these Case Lot Sales, it's a great opportunity to SAVE! To learn more about the Commissary visit them on MB. ... read more

Please show Dogs on Deployment and our military members your support this week! $10 goes directly to the cause with every t-shirt purchase! This provides resources needed to supply military members with a service to find resources for their pets during times of military commitment. www.wearablehope.com Thousands of military members nationwide are deployed every year, fulfilling a commitment made to serve and protect their country. Their service requires many sacrifices, including leaving loved ones (human and animal alike) behind. But support organizations like Dogs on Deployment -- a nonprof... read more

Spotlight on Local Mom: Nicole Mansfield Posted on June 10, 2014 by Tidewater Parent Staff in Baby , Baby Products , Highlights , Lifestyle , Moms + Dads , Slideshow , Top Stories , Trends , Work + Money When Nicole Mansfield first looped an elastic band through her son’s toy, it was an attempt to defeat the “uh-oh” game that he had recently learned to love. She did not realize at the time that her effort to keep germs out of her son’s mouth would turn into her own successful business: Toys Don’t Drop . Since she first started having her “Necklace Nanny” produced in 2010, Nicole has created a... read more

Memorial Day: Top freebies for area military families by Nicole Paitsel, Savvy Shopper By Nicole Paitsel , npaitsel@dailypress.com 2:38 p.m. EDT , May 22, 2014 From free admission to Colonial Williamsburg to free wedding gowns, there is an abundance of free and heavily discounted offers for military families in Hampton Roads . Jennifer Borgstrom, founder of the website militarybridge.com , makes it her business to compile these deals on a daily basis. The National Guard wife launched her website in 2012 with a focus on Peninsula businesses. She has since expanded to include South Hampton Road... read more

Last year MilitaryBridge was a part of the first annual Peninsula Town Center and Hampton Military Affairs Committee Month of The Military Child Event . MB is really lookingforwardto being a part of this greatevent again April 26th. Thisis a wonderful day in celebration of all the sacrifices our military children make being a part of the military lifestyle. Military children are used to PCSing to new military communities and learning to make new friends while attending new schools. Military children also have to adjust to the frequent deployments of their mother or father sometimes going up t... read more

2014 Birth and Beyond Baby Expo When + Where Saturday, May 10, 2014 Holiday Inn Virginia Beach 5655 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 Baby Expo 10 AM – 3 PM Baby Shower 12:30 – 2 PM ($10 advance registration required) Register Here Tidewater Parent is excited to announce an event that was created with the parents-to-be in mind! This years’ Baby Expo is going to feature an abundance of exciting and educational vendors to help you plan for your new bundle of joy. We will also have a room just for retail offerings, so be ready to shop for all things baby while you are here. This year we wan... read more

MilitaryBridge is proud to partner up with 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union. 1st Advantage takes pride in helping the military community here in Hampton Roads with all of their banking and financial needs. Below you will find some of the services that they offer. 1st Advantage has several locations on the peninsula area of Hampton Roads to include locations on the military bases. The Community’s Lender For over 60 years, 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union has offered our members a safe and secure environment to manage their finances. We invite you to join our member owned, not-for-profit, f... read more

MB FACEBOOK FOLLOWERS: If you enjoy receiving our Facebook posts on Local, National, and Online Military Discounts, plus receiving great local military related events, programs, and of course great military pictures, than PLEASE read and SHARE this message with your friends!! Changes have been happening on Facebook. Basically, you are no longer seeing all the updates from all of the pages that you “LIKE” on Facebook. You may be seeing some posts but not all. The reason being, Facebook now wants businesses to pay to promote their posts in order for your followers to see them. Therefore, they a... read more

Valentine's Day is just 3 days away! Have you checked out our Online Military Discount section of our website for ideas? If not, here are some of the deals.... **Save up to 30% at 1-800 Flowers **15% off at Baskets.com ... **10% Military Discount at David's Cookies **10% Military Discount at Perfume.com **Special Valentine's Day sales at Reeds.com **20% Military Discount off $40 at Lillian Vernon **10% Military Discount at OnePlay **10% Military Discount at Under Armour **15% Military Discount at Coin Displays **10% Military Discount at AFEYEWEAR **Deals at FRAMES DIRECT **20% Military Discou... read more