From the Homefront: Making the best out of some not so great orders

Sometimes the Coast Guard sends members and their families to places they didn’t wish to go. Instead of dreading it, learn how these families made it work and ended up falling in love with their undesired location. Sometimes the orders you didn’t want can be a blessing in disguise.

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From the Homefront: Making ‘geobaching’ work for you

Dual careers, kids in school, timing, stability — these are all reasons Coast Guard families have chosen to live apart during a tour. Becoming geographic bachelors, or geobaching, means a sacrifice of not only living a distance apart, but financing dual households and missing out on day-to-day family life.