Tag Archives: Military Relocation

Free America The Beautiful Passes For Military Now Available

This morning I stopped by the Woodbridge office of the National Park Service and picked up my “America The Beautiful” season pass.  Turns out I was the first person to stop by the local office to get one and hopefully the word will get out about this great opportunity.  In support of our troops the […]

Happy Armed Forces Day 2012

Today is Armed Forces Day. Created on August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day. The single day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense. The day was created to replace the separate days celebrated by each branch of the […]

The Inspector General Report On DoD HAP

As an agent who has had the privilege of successfully completing 35 Northern Virginia military  Department of Defense HAP sales, keeping up with all of the latest information is a daily challenge.  Talking with other agents across the country who also have been working with the HAP program we shared our concerns about the program […]

Gone But Not Forgotten-Wreaths Across America

Yesterday was the 20th Year that Wreaths Across America Project has been placing live pine wreaths on the graves of our fallen service members.  . It started as just a simple idea by Morrill Worcester, that every one who has served our country would be remembered during the holidays.   Since that time the project has […]

New Ft. Belvoir Wounded Warrior Homes

This past week two prototype homes for injured US soldiers. were unveiled at Fort Belvoir. The two homes called the Freedom and the Patriot Homes are the first houses developed as part of a collaborative project between the Wounded Warrior Home Project, the Department of Defense and Clark Realty Capitol. The mission of the project […]

Has BRAC 05 Impacted Springfield VA Home Sales?

Anyone currently living in Northern Virginia knows the deadline for moving thousands of civilians and military personnel in Northern Virginia is looming. Over the last few years the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) has been the topic of lots of press and projections on the impact on Northern Virginia home prices. Specifically the areas of […]

Check Out The New Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital

For the last few years driving through the Pence Gate on Fort Belvoir military families have watched the progress of the new $1 Billion Fort Belvoir Community Hospital could be seen. From the first set of plans to the finishing touches everything is being done to make the new hospital a world class facility. In […]

The Rumble Of Rolling Thunder 2011

Not everyone is packing up the car and heading to the beach this weekend. If you are staying in the DC area then the biggest event is the annual Rolling Thunder Rally. The rally started in 1987 with 2500 motorcycles riding through the streets of DC. Over the years the rally grew and now close […]

Could I Have Some Of What You Are Smoking Please?

Pass the whacky tabacca, ganja and mary jane my way please oh but hold on the snacks as I’m headed to the beach in a few weeks. Do you ever get one of those laugh out loud, cause you to snort moments when you open an offer on a listing?  It happened to me recently […]

Today Is Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Did you know that in 1984 President Reagan proclaimed the Friday before Mother’s Day of each year to be Military Spouse Appreciation Day? The purpose of this special day is to thank military spouses for the support they give to their family and other military families, to honor their contributions to the communities where they […]