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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Word Board Winner

Wow, thanks for all of you who entered our Moving Tip Giveaway! There were 46 entries!

So the lucky winner of one of these awesome “Home is where the (enter your branch here) sends us” word boards donated by Perfectly Distressed…

…was selected by assigning each tip a number and using random.org to … Continue reading »

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Moving Tip Giveaway

Alright, let’s have another give-away. You are going to like this one! We have a beautiful prize donated by Perfectly Distressed. Check out these awesome “Home is where the (enter your branch here) sends us” word boards. The winner will receive one topper and first duty station. Can we so … Continue reading »

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The Word on Japan

Our next guest blogger is Emily from the blog, “Keeping Time“. She blogs about her family and the many adventures they have experienced from living in Japan to deployments. Today she is sharing her knowledge about the different housing choices for Yokosuka Naval Base. Welcome Emily and thanks for sharing!

Yokosuka Naval … Continue reading »

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Not Deployment Music

On the way to dropping the boys of to school today, I heard the song, “Need You Now”, by Lady Antebellum. I was immediately transported back into time to about a year and a half ago. My hurt all of a sudden had that painful pull to it and I remembered all to … Continue reading »

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The Word On: Japan

Guest Poster, Nicki, shares her experiences with Japanese “pets”.

Land of the Rising Sun, Part 2

In Japan a rhinoceros beetle is a pet. Crawfish are as well, but that is another story, and I don’t have to panic until next Mardi Gras…
You have to take a week long class here that encompasses an Area Orientation Brief … Continue reading »

Categories: Japan, Kids, OCUNUS, The Word On | 1 Comment