Summer is Beautiful at the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon

Pennsylvania’s Grand Canyon, a 47-mile long gorge is a great place to beat the summer heat.  Hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, or relaxing are just a few of the activities you can experience. Take a guided horse-drawn covered wagon ride throu... More >>

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Instructing to Standard

On 9 April 2017, Charlie Company 2/413th Regiment, 2nd BDE, 95th Division, Fort Shafter Flats Hawaii, displayed their professionalism and knowledge while conducting an Army Physical Fitness Test for the only infantry battalion in the United States A... More >>

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Unit Public Affairs Program

As the 108th Training Command (IET) continues to grow, it will be difficult for the Public Affairs Staff to visit each brigade, battalion and company to cover news events. Public Affairs is the responsibility of commanders and Soldiers alike. More >>

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Homeschooling on a Shoestring

Purchasing homeschooling curriculum for your children can be similar to buying a car for your family. Where I live you can spend about $50,000 for a 2014 luxury Lexus SUV, $30,000 for a new Grand Jeep Cherokee, or if you’re like my family with sever... More >>

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What’s Your Next Mission?

If you’re transitioning from military service and have an interest in the freight transportation industry, you should consider a career at Estes Express Lines — especially if you have driver or mechanic experience. Estes is the largest privately-own... More >>


Stay Connected A Civilian’s Challenge to Veteran and Active Duty Military

Sitting around the banquet table in 2012, a veteran told me the story of his son-in-law. It seems he had a bit of trouble adjusting to civilian life. A call from his daughter described a frustrated man who had become distant and withdrawn. It was no... More >>


Top Tips To Succeed At A Career Fair

This content provided courtesy of USAA Planning for an effective military to civilian transition is one of the most vital things to do for an effective career, family, and financial transition. A job fair also known as a career fair is one of thos... More >>


Three Rivers, Lake Kaweah, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Hero Appreciation Months

My love affair with Three Rivers, Lake Kaweah, and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks began in the 80s, when my family was introduced to the area by a friend who discovered it “just passing through.” Soon afterwards we began spending family vac... More >>

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‘Best Beach in the South,’ Panama City Beach, Florida

Located in Northwest Florida, Panama City Beach offers both abundant natural beauty and enough affordable family activities to delight sea enthusiasts and landlubbers alike.  With more than 27 miles of white sandy beaches sprawling along the emerald... More >>

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Volcano Bay™ Brings All New Thrills To Universal Orlando Resort™

Universal Orlando Resort™ has taken vacations to a whole new level with the addition of its brand new theme park, making this summer the perfect time to visit. Come live the carefree island lifestyle at Universal’s Volcano Bay™, an all-new wate... More >>

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Small Town Hospitality in Glasgow and Barren County

Glasgow and Barren County in South Central Kentucky is a great place to experience relaxation, fun, arts and culture, history, above-ground and underground adventures, water recreation, events and more.  More >>

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Summer Fun on a Dime for Military Families

School is out and summer is here, so it’s time to plan that summer fun to-do list for you and the family. Whether you are staying local or want to take a road trip, there are ways that you can visit some of the most fun attractions without stretchin... More >>

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Experience Hendersonville’s charm and history

Enjoy the hospitality of Hendersonville, traditionally known for its gentle climate, beautiful scenery, richness in culture and history, ample recreational facilities and friendly people. Hendersonville is located in Western North Carolina, 22 miles... More >>

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Lovin’ the Lake Life Family, Food, Flumes and Fun at Georgia’s Lanier Islands

Nestled at the foothills of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains less than 45 miles from downtown Atlanta on the southern-most shoreline of Lake Lanier lies the truly distinctive Lanier Islands. As the resort’s crown jewel, Lake Lanier is one of the Unit... More >>

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Chattanooga: Hiking, Trolley Tours Street Parties and More

Chattanooga is the gateway to Tennessee and is nestled along the banks of the beautiful Tennessee River and surrounded by the spectacular scenic beauty of the mountains and the Cumberland Plateau. You will enjoy a newly revitalized green riverfront ... More >>

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