The Dear MilFamily Podcast

A podcast for anyone who has a family member in the military or anyone interested in the military lifestyle.
002 Weekly Briefing 8/31/2018
Aug 31st, 2018 by dearmilfamily at 7:00 am

In this week's briefing we talk about:

-How do you volunteer? Show your pics of how you volunteer using the hashtag #spousesvolunteer,one person will win a "I'm in the MilFamily Sticker" Ends Sept. 7th

-Facebook live Sept. 3 1030 am EST Get Out and Volunteer with Marla Bautista 

-TSgt John Chapman, first airman to get medal of honor since Vietnam, posthumously promoted to MSgt, died at Battle of Takur Ghar in Afghanistan, his widow Valerie Nessel has been instrumental in helping other Gold Star Spouses since. She is definitely #morethanamilspouse.

-Sen. John McCain will lie in state at the US capitol in Washington D.C. today. A special ceremony will be held there at 10 am and members of the public will be allowed to visit from 1 - 8 pm. He will be laid to rest at the US Naval Academy cemetery on Sunday in a private service.

-EventPrep is giving away a franchise to one lucky MilSpouse. Go vote for one of these amazing MilSpouses at

-Friend of the podcast, Seasoned Spouse Lizann Lightfoot, is holding a Deployment Master Class beginning today. It gives you the tools you need to face deployment with confidence and feel supported by the milspouse community. You get access to a 28 page deployment guide and exclusive video interview from military spouse who share their experiences and expertise in creating a budget, quick and easy meal planning, sending and making care packages, and much more! And you also get access to the exclusive facebook group with over 900 milspouses also going through a deployment. Click the link to sign up!

-Hurricane Lane and Disaster Prep. Read this DMM article -------> Living in Hurricane Territory

-DMM is doing their Muster with PCS Grades on Facebook. Share your PCS stories with them! 

-September is Childhood Cancer awareness month! Help DMM raise funds. Record a video of your story of how childhood cancer has affected your family and email it to Lauren! Share the image on their facebook page or donate!


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