Friday, April 26, 2013
Goodfellow Airforce Base
LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center of Angelo State University
1620 University Ave. San Angelo, Tx 76904.
Military.com’s Spouse Experience is a one-of-a-kind interactive event presented by military spouses for military spouses. Every year Military.com’s Spouse Experience brings together thousands of military spouses to extend support to the women and men on the homefront. The event is an opportunity for all military spouses to get together, learn from each other, share the joys and challenges of military life, and laugh at the inevitable and incredible “oops” moments that all milspouses have. In a fast-paced, on-your-feet, NO-Power-Point, win-a-prize workshop, the SpouseBuzz experts bring their best insider tips on the top four concerns of military spouses.
9:00–10:00 am Check in/Registration
10:00–10:15 am Jacey Eckhart Welcome: Why Are You Here (Instead of Home and in Your Jammies)?
10:15–11:00 am The Honey Badger of Love
SpouseBuzz Editor Jacey Eckhart and Military.com Author Terry Howell reveal three ways you can zest up your military marriage. Using crowd games and demonstration, Jacey and Terry teach you to the easy way to claim the flame, be the Queen of Reframe and dump that pesky honey badger of blame. Chocolate provided upon request.
11:00 - 11:10 Bring It On: Three Steps toward an Awesome Transition
No matter how amazing your servicemember might be, at some point EVERYONE transitions out of the military. Military.com Benefits Czar Terry Howell's lightning talk will teach you the three steps you can take now so that you can tell the military to bring it on--in three months, three years, or three decades.
11:10 - 12:15 Two and A Half Friends
When you are a milspouse, your Facebook friends, your mom and your servicemember are not enough. You actually need Two and a Half friends. In this Spousebuzz Exclusive activity we will teach you how to launch the kind of friendships that last forever.
12:15–1:00 pm Working Lunch: Fix it and Forget it: How to Stop Worrying about Money
Financial expert J.J. Montanaro reveals a simple recipe for taking charge of your personal finances. Bonus tips on curbing retail therapy during deployment.
1:00–1:45 pm Top Tens —You Be the Expert: Spousebuzz Team
Work with SpouseBuzz bloggers and your fellow spouses to develop Top Ten tips for every age group to be published on SpouseBuzz.com. Our readers want to hear tips from you whether you are happily childfree, the proud parent of a newborn, suffering through the trials of a sixth grade girl, or you are living with teenagers who claim to forget what their service member looks like. Help find answers to every stage in a military kid’s life—and how to help our pets during deployment, too.
1:45–2:00 pm Final Drawing and Farewell
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