The Bridge

I've been a happy Verizon user for as long as I can remember, why you might ask? Simply put, they have the best coverage of any other provider which is very important as a military family. My spouse travels often for work and good coverage is very important to us. We may pay a bit more for it, but in my opinion it is worth it. The good news is Verizon has a long history of military support through their military initiatives and military & veteran discount program, helping you save on your bill. If you are considering a switch to Verizon Wireless here are their current plans and rates for mili... read more

We are excited to announce another reason to LOVE Tervis! Not only does Tervis offer awesome tumblers to include many military themed designs, they also offer a Military Discount Program. Tervis makes the perfect gift for the holidays! Also, makes a great stocking stuffer. Here is the deal! First Responders, Military, Government employees, Teachers and Students save 15% on drinkware products and accessories (before taxes and shipping) when you verify your ID.me account at checkout (you will see the military discount verification section once you get to check out---click the Military & Other A... read more

Nixplay is one of our favorite gifts for military families for the holidays. Our family has enjoyed our Nixplay for years now. In my opinion, there is no better way to stay connected to family and friends living miles part than through a Nixplay Digital Photo Frame! I think it is especially critical to stay connected through photos and videos this holiday season since many families will be apart due to COVID. What is Nixplay you ask? Nixplay is a new age connected digital photo frame company. A Nixplay digital photo frame allows you to upload photos directly from Facebook, Instagram, Google P... read more

TRICARE Open Season is the annual period when you can enroll in or change your health care coverage for the next year. This year, TRICARE Open Season begins Nov. 9 and ends Dec. 14. Any enrollment changes you make will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2021. Open season applies to anyone enrolled in or eligible for a TRICARE Prime option or TRICARE Select. If you’re eligible to participate in TRICARE Open Season, you have three options: Stay in your plan. If you want to stay in your current TRICARE health plan, you don’t have to re-enroll. You’ll continue in your current health plan through 2021 or a... read more

Join Wreathes Across America on National Wreaths Across America Day December 19, 2020 at 12:00pm Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 2,000 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad. Cemetery officials announced Monday that the Arlington National Cemetery annual wreath-laying at gravesites that had been set for Dec. 19 has been canceled "with great regret" because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, that decision ... read more