Mary Ann Eckberg
Check for Big Ticket Issues When Buying a Home
Take a look at these big ticket issues that could come up during a home inspection.
3 Home Maintenance Tasks You Won’t See on Reality Shows
It’s easy to feel a sense of anticipation when watching a home improvement show. But what about the important household repai...
Thinking of Buying a Fixer-Upper? Keep These Points in Mind
If you’re shopping for a house, are you considering a place with renovation potential? Keep these points in mind before buyin...
Organize Your Home Now for a PCS Ahead
For a military family, there is no better time than the present to start going through our things. If you have a pending PCS,...
Make Plans Now for Tax Preparation Ahead
If you happen to be a landlord, now is the time to review the end of the year paperwork tied to your rental property.
4 Tasks to Ready Your Home For Renters
If you plan to rent out your house, it’s good to think about what you’ll need to do to make it ready for tenants. Consider ad...
Should I Have Renters Insurance in Military Housing?
No matter the value of your goods, in the whirlwind of military life it may be a good idea to add a sense of security.
Top 10 Don’ts of Home Selling
With military families coming and going during PCS season , you’ll want your ad to stand out amidst the inventory in your are...
Keep Your Cool with These Summer Home Maintenance Tips
With increasingly warm weather ahead, we’re thinking of how to maintain a pleasant temperature indoors.
4 Tips for Researching Your New Neighborhood
Consider these tips when scouting out a new neighborhood.
Why Military Families Should (or Shouldn't!) Buy a Home
While considering this question, there are three key points for a potential military homebuyer to consider: finances, timing,...
Tax Benefits of Homeownership for Military Families
As tax time approaches, military members and their families should explore the special advantages the IRS extends to them.
What the Military Clause Means When Breaking a Lease
The Servicemember Civil Relief Act allows an active-duty member out of a lease with official military orders.
11 Things You’ll Wish You Hadn’t Moved
Military spouses share what they wish they hadn't packed with their last PCS. See what you would add!
Most Popular Military News
Next SMA Has a Reputation as a Stickler for Standards -- and a Soldier's Soldier
Soldiers will be able to expect fairness from Sgt. Maj. Michael Grinston as the Army's top enlisted man.
Vietnam Veterans Who Died from Agent Orange Effects to Be Honored Saturday
On Saturday, 536 deceased veterans will be inducted into the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's "In Memory Program."
This C-17 Crew Broke Diplomatic Protocol to Save a Life. Now They’re Up for Awards
The decision they made to head to Ireland to save the sailor's life got the Air Force's attention.
Navy Vice Admiral, Former Head of 5th Fleet, Died by Suicide in Bahrain
Vice Adm. Scott Stearney was found dead in his home Dec. 1, 2018.
Iran Fired Missile at US Drone Prior to Tanker Attacks: Defense Official
Iran and an Iranian proxy group fired surface-to-air missiles at U.S. drones in recent days, the official said.
Latest Military Videos
Video recorded by a U.S aircraft of an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Gashti Class patrol boat and crew.
Ships depart Naval Base Kiel-Tirpitzhafen for exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2019. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in.
30 Central Americans enter the U.S. And surrender to agents west of Sasabe, Az. The group, consisting of family.
U.S. Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division get familiar with autonomous robotics during the Robotic Complex.
U.S. Forces Command CSM Michael Grinston on inadequate training.
Funeral Held for West Point Cadet who Died in Training
The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy.
Colorado Man Arrested in 1987 Cold Case Killing of Fort Carson Soldier
Laboratory testing in 2004 and 2011 rekindled the case.
Army Investigation Found No Anti-Muslim Bias in Hijab Case
The Army debunked the discrimination claim, but investigators called for greater sensitivity.
Navy Launches Combat Ship USS Minneapolis-St. Paul
The USS Minneapolis-St. Paul was dropped sideways into the water Saturday at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard.
Trial Set to Begin for Navy SEAL in Islamic State Prisoner's Killing
The court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher is set to begin Monday following months of turmoil.
Female Team Leading Elite Helicopter Training Changes Command in Pensacola
Helicopter Training Squadron Eight trains 100% of all rotary pilots for the Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps.
Air Force News
KC-46 Debuts at Paris Air Show Amid News of More Delays
The Air Force's new KC-46 Pegasus tanker landed on the flight line at France's Paris-Le Bourget Airport Saturday.
Damaged Tanker Arrives at UAE Anchorage Amid Increased Regional Tensions
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats.
Air Force Academy Sergeant Faces Hearing on 10 Assault Charges
The sergeant is accused of a series of assaults involving a victim described as his "intimate partner."
Marine Corps News
From Street to Corps, Marine Vet Builds Character, Helps Students Do Same
Kurtis Yarbrough grew up in the tough streets of Bronx, NY and later served twelve years in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He Wanted to Apologize for Cutting Off Another Driver. It Ended in a Deadly Shootout
After a Marine Corps veteran accidentally cut off another car, he was ready to apologize at the next light. Two people died.
Wife of Marine Vet Rep. Duncan Hunter Admits Guilt in Campaign Finance Scandal
Margaret Hunter formally admitted that she illegally used thousands of dollars in campaign donations for personal expenses.
Coast Guard News
Hoax 'Mayday' Distress Caller Vexes Coast Guard in Maryland
The caller is recorded saying they are "going down with the ship" and "mayday, mayday, mayday," along with profanities.
4 Jamaican Fishermen Detained on Coast Guard Ships
The Coast Guard said officers interdicting the vessel in 2017 saw the crew toss packages of marijuana into the water.
Coast Guard Strips Gender-Specific Pronouns from Evals, Promotion Board Packages
The effort is one of many initiatives designed to improve equality and retain women in the service.