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    Renting or Buying? How to Make that Decision during a PCS!

    As we get ready to celebrate the Holiday Season, military families know what the next “season” is going to be! “Waiting for orders season” for about one third of us each year and most orders arrive in the late winter/early spring for a summertime PCS! Unless you were the Kissingers, who seemed to get a lot of “you will appreciate this assignment”, so don’t complain about the 2 week notice type of orders. But with the PCS comes the difficult issues of what to do about housing! Certainly tough choices for a military family and we thought it would be a timely subject. MilitaryAvenue has a long standing relationship with…

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    The Joy of a (Free) Book!

    I am not an *avid* reader but I do enjoy having a non-fiction book on my night-stand. Right now I am reading “Boy-sterous Living: Celebrating Your Loud and Rowdy Life with Sons” by Jean Blackmer and I’m loving it. But there is no pressure. I can read a chapter whenever I feel like it. Occasionally, I will pick up a fiction book for my own pleasure. I know that it will take me a month to read and I hate the unknown (… like what happens in the next chapter). So it takes a certain mood for me to decide to read a fiction book (Or a high recommendation from…