Related Spouse Articles

  • 'Extreme Makeover' Seeks Mil Families for Holiday Makeover
    American Forces Press Service|
    The reality show is seeking nominations for military families in desperate need of a home makeover. The selected family will be...
  • First lady Michelle Obama, accompanied by Jill Biden, speaks during a Joining Forces event in honor of military mothersin the East Room of the White House. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
    First Lady Honors Military Moms
    Associated Press|
    First lady Michelle Obama is honoring military mothers and wives for being "outstanding role models."
  • You Married Into the Military. Now What?
    Military.com|
    Here is how to start getting information and find a community that can help you in the best and worst moments as a military spo...
  • Nicole Lovald with husband Jon and children Jackson, left, and Sofia, right, on Jan. 1.
    Spouse Preps for Visit With First Lady
    Associated Press|
    A delegation of spouses will talk with Michelle Obama about military families' needs in Minneapolis.
  • I Do, I Do, I Do...Or Do I?
    CinCHouse.com|
    Before you commit to a marriage, ala Department of Defense, make sure you at least go into the situation with your eyes wide open.

Military Life 101

  • job fair
    Military Spouse Employment 101
    Military.com
    While the military will always throw a monkey wrench in any best-laid plans, your career doesn't have to be one of them.
  • (Photo: U.S. Department of Education)
    Military Spouse Education Help 101
    Military.com
    Good news for you: Being a military spouse can actually make some parts of going back to school easier.
  • (Photo: U.S. Navy)
    Military Life 101
    Military.com
    Military life has a lot of nuts and bolts. You know, the little things that make up just an ordinary day.
  • stack of one dollar bills
    Military Spouse and Family Benefits 101
    Military.com
    Don't know exactly how to get your military spouse and family benefits or want to know more about what they are? Read on.
  • Movers at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, load up a truck with household goods. Jose Ramirez/Air Force
    Military Spouse and Family Moves 101
    Military.com
    Whether you're an old pro or new to the military moving game, there's stuff to learn about PCSing. Here's our easy PCS 101 guide.
  • (Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Sullivan Laramie)
    Military Family Deployment 101
    Military.com
    Preparing for deployment can seem like an uphill battle. But we've been there. Here's what you need to know.
  • Military family
    Military Family Life 101
    Military.com
    Military life is not easy, but we've got your back. From marriage to kids and parenting, we have the resources you need.

Mil Kids Asked to Send Cards for WH Display

Ahead of the holiday season, First Lady Michelle Obama is asking children from military installations around the world to help decorate the White House.

“I encourage you to use your imagination, and include words, pictures, and drawings to create a holiday card that honors your brave mom or dad,” Mrs. Obama states in her invitation.

Participants are asked to send holiday cards to the following address along with information from where they are sending it by Nov. 16, 2011:

Reservation 1

Attn: Social Office

P.O. Box 8070

Washington, D.C. 20032

Sound Off...What do you think? Join the discussion...

Military News App by Military.com

Download the new Military.com News App for Android on Google Play or for Apple devices on iTunes!

© 2016 Military Advantage