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(News Release Exchange) Heroes come in all sizes, and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is celebrating the youngest among us throughout April, the Month of the Military Child. (Image courtesy of Exchange) With the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Exchange has implemented new strategies to bring the fun to military children all over the world by taking the celebration online. The Exchange is leaning forward to salute military kids for their courage, resiliency and service—because they serve, too. “Sometimes the sacrifices of military kids aren’t as visible as those of their parents,” said Ai... read more

APRIL IS DESIGNATED THE MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD ~A MONTH TO HONOR & CELEBRATE THE SACRIFICES, RESILIENCE AND COURAGE OF OUR MILITARY KIDDOS~ This year will be different than years past with social distancing and virtual learning. But, we can still celebrate our brave and resilient military kids. Learn more about Month of the Military Child below. History of Month of the Military Child (Via U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity ) April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community. Sponsored by... read more

Virginia Living Museum is one of our families most favorite places to visit in Hampton Roads. We have been visiting for years. The Coronavirus pandemic has led many museums, amusement parks, retail to close their doors due to social distancing. Many businesses have found ways to stay connected to their patrons during this difficult time. I absolutely love what the VLM is doing. We are getting an inside glimpse into things about the museum we would normally not be able to experience. There is always a silver lining. Here is what Virginia Living Museum is doing to stay connected Visit us VIRTUA... read more

During difficult times of social distancing, Papa John's of Hampton Roads teams up with MilitaryBridge to GIVEAWAY 5 FREE ONE TOPPING, LARGE PIZZAS to 5 MB followers. Papa John's has a long history of showing their support to the military community and look forward to helping families with free pizzas during this difficult time. The winner of this Giveaway will be able to redeem their pizza at any of the 27 Hampton Roads Locations Only (Not eligible for Gloucester/Hayes & Smithfield Locations). A minimum purchase of a $10 order is required for delivery.We will send the winning promo codes via... read more

Nauticus Launches Sea Creature Contest to Engage Families During School Closures Deep sea creatures have been social distancing for thousands of years, and now regional students and families will have an opportunity to imagine, create, and design their own aquatic animals from home. Nauticus has launched its first annual DEEP SEA TRASH CREATURE CONTEST in answer to a need for home-based, educational content due to school closures associated with COVID-19. To enter the contest, families must research the unique adaptations animals utilize to survive in the deep ocean. Then, using recyclable ma... read more