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What is a blog?

A Weblog, which is usually shortened to blog, is a website where regular entries are made (such as in a journal or diary) and presented in reverse chronological order.  Blogs often offer commentary or news on a particular subject, such as technology, politics, or local news; some function as more personal online diaries.  A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, web pages, and other media related to its topic.  Most blogs are primarily textual although many focus on photographs, videos, or audio.

Some blogs are very focused on the personal writing of the author.  Others take an editorial approach, as editors search the Web looking for interesting content.  On their blogs, they may then write up a short comment and link to this content.  Others use blogs as a collaborative tool among a defined group of people who work together on a specific product or issue.  Read more about blogs on Wikipedia.org.

Another form of blogging is the microblog.  As its name suggests, microblogging is simply writing extremely short blog posts in the vein of text messaging.  The messages can either be viewed by anyone or by a restricted group that is chosen by the user.

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ACAP: How Can This Program Help You?
Michelle - Thursday, March 01, 2012 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) is a vital resource for Soldiers leaving the Army.  Whether the reason for departure is retirement, ETS or medical discharge; ACAP can give you the tools to manage life... (Read More)

Substance abuse can affect everyone and everything; especially the family – Do you know where to go for help?
Michelle - Friday, February 03, 2012 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

 “Families that suffer with substance abuse are more at risk for domestic violence, mental illness, divorce, and sexual and physical abuse than other families.”... (Read More)

Medical bills cause stress during the holidays, SLHM may help!
Michelle - Friday, December 23, 2011 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

As the holiday season approaches, you may be filled with excitement and enthusiasm. Or just... (Read More)

MilConnect is a new online portal for DOD Beneficiaries
Michelle - Friday, December 09, 2011 Category: Military Spouse Point of View


"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

Two new online efforts – milConnect and... (Read More)

What is a Veteran?
Michelle - Tuesday, November 08, 2011 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

What is a Veteran? I like the following definition by an unknown... (Read More)

Joining Forces brings about Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP)
Michelle - Monday, May 16, 2011 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

As a military spouse I have become quite familiar... (Read More)

Opportunity to Volunteer and Help.
Michelle - Friday, July 09, 2010 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

I was on a plane the other day & read a good article about a non-profit organization called... (Read More)

Celebrating Military Children
Michelle - Friday, April 16, 2010 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

April is the “Month of the Military Child.” Since it began in 1986, the Department of Defense (DOD) has... (Read More)

Volunteering - A Way of Life
Michelle - Friday, April 02, 2010 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

Volunteering is part of the American way of life. Army Volunteers contribute... (Read More)

Raising Teenagers!
Michelle - Friday, March 19, 2010 Category: Military Spouse Point of View

"This is my opinion and does not constitute an endorsement, opinion or official position of the U.S. Army".

When parenting teens, quality family time can be difficult.  Our kids don't necessarily want to... (Read More)

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