I’ve learned that the military puts strain on relationships and that sometimes it takes more than it gives. I think it’s easier to blame the military for our lost friendship than it is to believe that we chose this. There are days that I wish we could swallow our pride and accept the apologies we’ll […]
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Knowing these incredible families who have lived all over the world, whose kids are resilient and strong and know how to be good friends in a short amount of time is so worth the pain of saying goodbye. We have the most beautiful memories to hold onto. Pictures to look back on. And social media […]
Colorado Springs is home to a total of five military installations: the United States Air Force Academy, Peterson Air Force Base, Ft. Carson Army Base, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station and Schriever Air Force Base. With so many bases, military families and veterans move in and out of our city all the time. Colorado Springs […]
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The tree is up, the presents are wrapped, and from the outside everything looks normal. But there’s an empty chair at the table and an empty feeling in your heart. The holidays can be hard when hard your spouse is deployed. My husband and I have spent our fair share of holidays separated after 9/11, when […]
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Is your military spouse deployed this holiday season? Do you know a family in Colorado with one parent deployed for the holidays? Time is running out to nominate that family for a fun-filled holiday staycation at Cheyenne Mountain Colorado Springs, a Dolce Resort. The deadline is Dec. 1, so don’t delay! Top 5 Reasons to […]
Write a letter. Send a card. Ask your kids to draw a picture. We will forward all the happiness you collect to our troops.
Among other things, this giveaway will include a two-night stay at Cheyenne Mountain Colorado Springs on Dec. 15-17 or Dec. 22-24 AND a 30-minute Skype session on the resort’s 120-inch big screen for the family to connect with its deployed loved one. This campaign is sponsored by Cheyenne Mountain Colorado Springs, A Dolce Resort.