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Armin Brott

Updated Articles and Resources

By Armin Brott

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Challenges of Deployment Created: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      When your spouse is deployed, there may be a chance that you’ll be able to move together as a family. But sometimes you may want to move home instead.
    • Returning from Deployment Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      When dad or mom returns from deployment, it can be exciting for the whole family. It's also stressful for young children. Here are some tips to help.
    • How to Build a Strong Military Marriage Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Military marriages undergo an immense amount of stress and strain. But with direct communication, honesty, and affection, it’s not impossible.
    • Financial Support for Active Military Members Created: Saturday, March 01, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Military personnel and their families have a wide range of financial tools. This article will help keep financial troubles from becoming nightmares
    • Summer Camps for Military Kids Created: Friday, March 28, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Summer camp is great for kids of all ages. Your child will learn social skills, make friends, life skills, and have wonderful adventures.
    • Taking the Stress Out of Moving Created: Saturday, March 01, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      If you're in the military, you're going to move. A lot.This guide can take the stress out of military moves and make you a PCS expert
    • Military Child Care Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Many military families need childcare. Getting into on-base child care isn't always possible, but there are steps you can take to boost your odds.
    • Stretching Your Paycheck Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Military families are on tight budgets, but with some simple steps, you can make things a little easier for your family
    • Welcome to the Military Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Being a new military spouse is a challenge, but these tips will make it one you can easily handle.
    • A Servicemember’s PTSD Affects the Whole Family Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      One in four veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are suffering from PTSD. But they're not alone. Their spouse and children are affected too.
    • Military Discounts and Freebies Created: Friday, June 03, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Many businesses and organizations offer military discounts and freebies to military families. Browse through this comprehensive list to find a military discount or free offer on numerous products a...
    • Protocol for Flying the American Flag at Half-Staff on Memorial Day Created: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Learn the proper protocol for flying the American Flag on Memorial Day.
    • What Does the Gold Star Represent? Created: Saturday, October 02, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Learn about the gold star that's affixed to US Military service banners.
    • What to Expect When Sending a Red Cross Message to a Deployed Servicemember Created: Friday, March 04, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Instructions and what to expect if you need to send a Red Cross message to your deployed loved one.
    • How Do Military Family Members Enroll in DEERS? Created: Thursday, September 30, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      DEERS Enrollment - Learn the steps you need to take to enroll spouses and children in DEERS.
    • United Concordia - Contact Information for the TRICARE Dental Program Created: Thursday, December 30, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Contact information for the Tricare Dental Program, administered by United Concordia." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, February 09, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Detailed instructions to help active duty servicemembers understand their Leave and Earnings Statements (LES)." itemprop="description">> Thursday, June 09, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Many military couples are under the impression that marriage enrichment retreats are only for couples with troubled marriages.
    • Are Marriage Enrichment Retreats the Same as Counseling or Therapy? Created: Thursday, June 09, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Many military couples are under the impression that marriage enrichment retreats are the same as marriage counseling or therapy.
    • Overseas Banking for Military Families: What You Need to Know Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Military moves can make banking a challenge—especially if this is your first big move. It’s a lot to sort through, and this guide will help.
    • Are Reserve and Guard Couples Eligible to Attend Military Marriage Retreats? Created: Wednesday, June 08, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A common question asked by Reserve and Guard couples is whether or not military-sponsored marriage enrichment retreats are open to Reservists, Guardsmen and their spouses.
    • Are There Any Marriage Enrichment Retreats for Air Force Couples? Created: Wednesday, June 08, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Many marriage enrichment retreats, classes and workshops are available for Air Force couples. Learn about the various programs and how to utilize them.
    • Keepsake Boxes for Military Survivors Created: Friday, March 16, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Beautiful assortment of keepsake boxes specifically designed for military survivors.
    • Military Ornaments Created: Thursday, December 08, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Large variety of porcelain military ornaments. Great for Christmas trees, wall decorations or placing atop a gift for a unique personal touch.
    • Gifts for Coast Guard Wives Created: Thursday, December 08, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Large variety of gifts for Coast Guard wives. Selection includes apparel, drinkware, iPhone cases, iPad cases, journals, calendars, keepsake boxes, tote bags and much more.
    • Gifts for Air Force Wives Created: Thursday, December 08, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Large variety of gifts for Air Force wives. Merchandise includes apparel, drinkware, iPad cases, iPhone cases, calendars, journals, throw pillows and much more.
    • Gifts for Marine Wives Created: Thursday, December 08, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Large variety of gifts for Marine wives. Choose from drinkware, apparel, calendars, journals, keepsake boxes, iPhone cases, iPad cases and much more.
    • Gifts for Army Wives Created: Thursday, December 08, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Large variety of gifts for Army wives. Selection includes mugs, apparel, journals, calendars, tote bags, clocks, throw pillows and much more.
    • Relocating While Your Spouse is Deployed Created: Monday, October 24, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      If you're thinking about moving in with family during your spouse's deployment, here a a few things to take into consideration so that you can make a decision that's in you and your family's best i...
    • Have You Participated in an Equine Therapeutic Riding Program That's Located in Georgia? Created: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Have you participated in an equine therapeutic riding program that's located in Georgia? Help others by sharing your experience.
    • Have You Participated in an Equine Therapeutic Riding Program That's Located in New York? Created: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Have you participated in an equine therapeutic riding program that's located in New York? Help others by sharing your experience.
    • Share Your Marriage Retreat Experience Created: Friday, June 10, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Military couples that have attended a marriage retreat share their experience.

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