Military Families

Makell Jackson, son of Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Jackson, smiles for a portrait. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.

We’ve all heard the term “military brat,” but where and when did it originate? The answer isn’t cut and dry.
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If you want to give your military teen an experience they won’t get anywhere else, check out some of these cool camps being offered.
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A smiling Kayla Williams on her return home from a deployment in Iraq. Photo courtesy of Kayla Williams

A Women’s History Month contest is helping female combat vets get the recognition they deserve, with an Army vet leading the charge.
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In Part 3 of our series on how to exercise using your kids as the weights, we’ll focus on how to work your abs.
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Think you can’t work out around your kids? They can actually be part of your routine. We’ll show you how.
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