May is Military Appreciation Month — Here’s Where to Celebrate

May is Military Appreciation Month, and many businesses and retailers throughout the country are offering deals and discounts in honor of our armed forces. This month-long celebration includes Memorial Day and local parades and festivities, but you'll also find Military Appreciation Month events at these businesses. FoodLion. Get 10% off all month long at any […]

It’s the Month of the Military Child: Here’s Where to Find Events in Your Area

It's the Month of the Military Child, an annual, month-long celebration of the youngest members of the military household. Anything that affects military members also affects their children, and often, military children are faced with their own unique struggles. During the Month of the Military Child, we honor the sacrifices made by children in military […]

Benefits of Living in Military Housing

Moving is always a big decision, but when you're in the military, the option to live in military housing makes things a lot easier. If you're considering moving into a military housing community, here are a just a few of the great benefits that you and your family can enjoy. Rent allotment. The most obvious […]

What You Need to Know About Applying to Military Housing

With countless amenities and an unbeatable community feel, military housing is a great option for military members and their families. If you're considering applying for military housing, here's a list of the essential documents you'll need. Housing application cover sheet Housing application form, DD1746 Current orders Copy of your page 2, DD93, or DD1172 (Army) […]

Here Are 5 Podcasts That Will Help You Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

Having trouble sticking to your New Year’s resolution? So are lots of other people. There’s no shame in losing steam — but if you want to pick it back up, check out these five motivational, inspiring podcasts across a variety of common New Year’s resolution topics. TED Talks Health. Diet and exercise resolutions are some […]

Have Fun This Holiday Season at Busch Garden’s ChristmasTown!

Looking for something a bit more unique and exciting than the usual caroling or cookie decorating? This holiday season, head to Busch Garden's ChristmasTown for a whole world of wintery fun that the whole family will love. This year's Busch Garden's ChristmasTown features all kinds of holiday-themed areas to explore, from the Polar Pathway to […]

Explore Newport News Park at the 25th Annual Celebration in Lights

Whether you're already in the holiday spirit or you're looking for a way to mark the beginning of the holiday season, the 25th Annual Celebration in Lights is a must-see attraction for just about everyone in Newport News. This annual event features more than 800,000 individual lights illuminating Newport News Park, including animated holiday and […]

Spend the Day Shopping and Dining at the Yorktown Riverwalk Landing

Yorktown Riverwalk Landing is less than four miles from our community along Yorktown Beach. There's lots of fun to be had at this all-ages attraction, from a weekend playing in the sand, enjoying libations and great food, browsing the local shops, taking your dog for a walk, fishing along the pier, and more! There's also […]

Halloween Costume Ideas for Your Pet

Everyone loves a pet in a costume! One of our favorite ideas is adding an oversized TY collar to your four legged family member, turning him or her into a life-sized Beanie Baby. Check out some of these other great ideas! Feel free to share your pet costumes with us too. Painted Skeleton. If your […]

Visit WPNSTA Yorktown – The Depot Recreation Center!

Make a weekend afternoon full of activities or enjoy a rainy day while watching movies in the theater at WPNSTA Yorktown, the Depot Recreation Center. The Depot Recreation/Liberty Center offers a variety of recreational activities for single and unaccompanied Sailors and Marines, including free internet computers and WiFi access, video gaming stations, TV viewing and […]

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