Military Crashpad Blog

7 Tips for House Hunting from a Distance

As military families, we are no stranger to moving often and on little notice. We’re frequently put in situations where we have to search for housing across the country from where we live, or – in some cases – across the world. The whole process can be more stressful than you bargained for, especially when […]

Why You Should Try Space A For Your Next Vacation

Have you ever wanted to go on a family getaway, but didn’t know how you would be able to afford a flight, accommodations, and attractions? Enter the wonderful world of Space-A Travel. Space Available Travel (Space-A), can save you an immense amount of money when traveling. If you would like to take a trip within […]

How to Spend a Saturday in Altus

As a small town, it can be tough to find Altus’ hidden gems at first. But there are more options than you might think! Whether you’re looking for fun things to do with your family or you’re spending time with new friends, Saturday in Altus has a ton to offer. The first stop for any […]

How To Make The Most Out Of Staying In Our San Antonio Crashpad

San Antonio, Texas has earned the nickname Military Town USA for its bursting with pride patriotism, multiple military bases, veteran, and milspouse employment initiatives and military history dating back for centuries. Chances are, you’ll have the pleasure of staying in San Antonio for one reason or another during your time in the military, and luckily […]

Planning a Vacation? Don’t Forget These Discounts

We can all use a nice vacation, away from the “hurry up and wait” of military life. Take leave and fly off to a destination that will exhilarate your family, rejuvenate your mind, and jump-start your ambitious inner self. As a member of the Military, you have the privilege to utilize discounts offered by companies […]

5 Big Money Mistakes Made by Military Families

Being a military family is an awesome experience. With frequent moves to different cities, states, and countries you’re probably going to fall under the spell of Wanderlust. You’ll want to spend every available chance to take leave and explore new places, gain new experiences, and interact with different cultures. However, this traveling lifestyle can quickly […]

5 Ways to Meet People on TDY

Joining the military means making new friends. Luckily that initial training forces you to meet new people and doesn’t give you much time for anything else. But as you start moving around, you start developing techniques to meet people. You may have a standard way of greeting the neighbors or inviting the new person from […]

How to Get Settled Quickly at Your New Duty Station

If you ever saw the movie; The ‘Burbs, you may have an unfounded fear of meeting your new neighbors. You’re in luck! Most people live normal, everyday lives, just like you and me. Moving into your new home and getting to know your new neighbors should be exciting, not dreadful. In the past, meeting our […]

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