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Monterey Military Mom columnist Brandi Jones writes about her grandfather Fred B. McGee in honor of Veterans Day. Read more

Holidays

October 2019 events and updates for Monterey military families. Read more

Parenting

Meet the Millers! Originally from the West Coast, Dan, Amy, Evan, and Ella love being closer to family in Monterey. Dan is originally from Los Angeles and Amy is from Vancouver, BC, Canada. Read more

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Hello Monterey! September is here, and it brings many holidays, observances, and events. Join our new Military Mom as she explores September events for military families. Read more

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Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. The program will run through September 2, 2019, and offers free admission to selected museums across the US. Read more

Family Fun

It has been such a pleasure to write the Military Mom column during our time in Monterey, but like anything, all good things must come to an end. For my last Military Mom article, I am going to highlight some of my Monterey favorites! Read more

Family Fun

Activities and events throughout the month of April will acknowledge the smallest members of Monterey's military families! Read more

Articles

This month, I want to focus on the Monterey Bucket List. Most of us feel incredibly lucky to be stationed in this area and have access to such amazing adventures. Read more

Articles

As military dependents, we have access to two gyms, located at Naval Postgraduate School and the Presidio of Monterey. There are other choices available as well. Read more

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We are so lucky to have multiple bases here in Monterey including Naval Support Activity Monterey, Presidio of Monterey/Defense Language Institute and U.S Coast Guard Station Monterey. The Army and Navy both operate preschool. Read more

Parenting

The holidays and end of 2018 are upon us and many of us military families will be packing up our things and moving onto our next duty station. Moving is one of the hardest things about military life, especially when it falls during the holidays. Read more

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October is filled with Fall fun for the military families of Monterey. Read more

Family Fun

With our September issue featuring the Arts, I wanted to highlight some upcoming local events that are perfect for your military family. Read more

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If you have driven through either of the two main military housing neighborhoods, La Mesa or Fort Ord, you have probably seen the cute, wooden playhouses in front, side, or backyards. Read more

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If your child needs specialized therapy such as speech, occupational, or physical therapy, the first place to start is The Fleet and Family Support Center and Army Community Services. Read more

Parenting

For military parents, celebrating Mother's Day and Father's Day with their children is extra special, since they know that in future years deployments or training may keep them apart during these special days. Read more

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Every April, military communities all around the world come together to celebrate the youngest heroes in our military families—the kids! Read more

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