A European style campervan

8 Reasons To Explore Europe By Campervan

If you’re looking for a fun, affordable way to travel Europe, skip the planes, trains, and hotels and explore in an RV. In Europe, RVs are called camping cars, motorhomes, or caravans, but just like in the U.S., they are a popular way to travel. In this guest contribution from …

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Cabins surrounded by trees in autumn

Plan a Military Vacation at One of These 13 Army MWR Lodging Facilities

Need affordable vacation ideas? The Army has you covered! They have recreation areas around the world where you can relax and enjoy a family-friendly getaway. Check out these 13 ideas to get you started! Visit the facilities’ respective websites (linked within each description) for pricing, availability, and reservation policies. Patrons …

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Military Beaches in Florida: Exclusive Access to 7+ Coastal Gems

People come from all over the world to visit Florida’s beautiful beaches. Did you know that, as a member of the U.S. military community, you have exclusive access to some incredible stretches of the Sunshine State’s coastline? From the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Coast and down to the …

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Flying Space-A from JB Charleston: 7 Things You Need to Know

JB Charleston is among the most active bases for Space-A travel opportunities in the southeastern United States. The base is located in North Charleston, about 12 miles northwest of Charleston’s historic city center. This Air Mobility Command (AMC) terminal has regular missions to several bases within the U.S., but its …

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Expat Retiree Profile: Living in Strasbourg, France

Ever dream of moving to Europe after you retire from the military? Milton Soler, an Army retiree, decided many years ago that he wanted to retire in Europe, and in 2021, he realized his dream by moving to France. In this personal interview with Milton, part of our Expat Retiree …

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Day Trip to Bastogne: WWII History in Belgium

For military history buffs, Bastogne, Belgium is hallowed ground. It was the site of the last major German offensive during WWII: Battle of the Bulge. Bastogne now has several important museums and monuments dedicated to that bloody battle. We recently visited Bastogne, and in this article, Mr. Poppin’ Smoke, a …

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Flying Space-A from JB Andrews: 7 Things You Need to Know

If you’re flying Space-A from the Washington, DC area, add Joint Base (JB) Andrews to your list of options. JB Andrews usually has several flights per week to bases within the continental U.S. plus regular flights to Germany. As a bonus, competition for Space-A seats at Andrews is often less …

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