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THREE DAYS OF ONLINE DEPLOYMENT ENCOURAGEMENT, GUIDANCE AND GIVEAWAYS FOR MILITARY SPOUSES & SIGNIFICANT OTHERS

FREE FOR MILITARY SPOUSES!

The Digital Retreat for Deployment Countdowns

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NOVEMBER 12-14

The Digital Retreat for Deployment Countdowns

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NOVEMBER 12-14, 2021

DEPLOYMENT IS TOUGH

But you don't have to do it alone

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Create a foundation to grow your love even over the distance

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Shore up your self care to reduce burnout and deployment "down days"

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Find real support from a community of military spouses who actually get it

You can use your deployment countdown as a season to learn, grow, and THRIVE!

Here's What Military Spouses Said Last Year
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PILLAR is all about simplifying and bringing joy to your
deployment countdown.

That's why we're bringing together 25 experienced military spouses and lifestyle experts together to share strategies that can help you make every moment count while you're counting down deployment!

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It's time to make a plan that transforms your deployment countdown experience.

During this FREE online retreat you'll learn how to:

Save more and spend less with deployment-specific financial advice

Create gorgeous, thoughtful care packages for your partner

Stop counting days so your time feels like it's moving

Find the best blogs, podcasts, and free resources for your countdown

PLUS!  Get first-hand insight from experienced military spouses on topics like...

Navigating deployment with children

Eliminating overwhelm & getting organized

Nurturing your relationship from a distance

Planning for a successful homecoming & reintegration

You'll get three days of online community, inspiring speakers,and non-stop giveaways to set you up for deployment countdown success!

Get Your Free Ticket!

Meet Your Hosts

 

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Joanna Guldin-Noll is the writer behind one of the largest military spouse lifestyle blogs online, Jo, My Gosh! Her writing has been featured in regional, national, and international digital and print publications. She is currently the social media manager at Military.com and co-owns an independent coffee shop, Swatara Coffee Co., with her husband. Joanna lives in Central PA with her Navy veteran husband John and her puppy Albus.

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Becky Hoy is a U.S. Army Spouse of 10 years and the Founder of Brave Crate--the deployment countdown box for military spouses. Since launching in 2018, more than 3,000 months of deployment have been counted down using Brave Crates. Becky is passionate about encouraging military spouses to embrace the unique opportunities that deployments present for personal growth and development.

All The Deets

When

PILLAR will run Friday, November 12 through Sunday, November 14 with a variety of presentations to choose from each day.

Where

It's 100% online!  There's no need to do your hair or leave the house--we'll be hosting speakers, giveaways, and discussions all day from our interactive Facebook group.

What to expect

PILLAR is partnering with seasoned military spouses & lifestyle experts to bring you short, actionable advice about everything from long-distance relationships to managing the stress of a deployment.  Each presentation is 5-15 minutes and can be watched any time you're available!

Party it up!

It's not just about learning--this weekend is a true retreat including opportunities for connection, actionable growth, and relaxation.  We'll have everything from panel discussions to yoga and vision-boarding sessions. Fill up a cup of your favorite beverage and join the party!

It's not Party without SWAG!

Look forward to a full 3 days of giveaways from our favorite brands that make deployment FLY by!

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Not your average online retreat

PILLAR was created specifically for military spouses who want to thrive during their deployment countdown.

More importantly, we're not just here with good advice--we're here to help you take action and transform each and every part of your deployment countdown experience!

Meet This Year's Speakers!

Announcing PILLAR 2021 Keynote Speakers!

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Deployment & Life Insurance-
Decision Making

USAA Advice Director Sean Scaturro shares actionable advice for tackling the important decisions around Life Insurance during deployment seasons.

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Deployment Drama:
The Art of Arguments & Apologies

Psychologist, TEDx speaker, and bestselling author of “When Sorry Isn’t Enough” joins us for a candid conversation about navigating conflict with our partners during deployments!

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Chocolate, Elephants, and the Deployment Process

Military sociologist and nationally-syndicated columnist, will discuss her insights into military life during deployments with an inspiring guide to conquering fears and embracing uncertainty!

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PILLAR Special Session

Veteran and Country Music Artist Craig Morgan joins the PILLAR retreat for a special concert in honor and celebration of the service and sacrifice of military families.

PLUS! 24 Military Spouse & Lifestyle Experts to help you create your very own Deployment Action Plan:

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Deployment By the Numbers: Counting Down With Your Enneagram

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Counting Up to Count Down

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Surviving Through Service: How Community Engagement Can Change Your Deployment

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Helping Children Cope With the Deployment Cycle

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In-Laws and Deployments: An Open Conversation

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Finding Inner Peace Outside

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Deployment Tips for National Guard Spouses

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What To Do When Things Go Wrong: Preparing for Deployment Emergencies

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Scrolling Smarter: How to Navigate the News During Deployments

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Saving Secrets: Budget-Friendly Care Package Tips

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What's Cooking? Creating Deployment Meals Like a Top Chef.

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When Deployment Ends: Reintegration 101

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Family Photos From a Distance: A Step-by-Step Guide

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In-Laws and Deployments: An Open Conversation

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Deployment Party of One: Deployment Success for the Child-Free Milspouse

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Should We REALLY Stay Busy During Deployments?

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Strong Foundations: Finance Basics for Deployment

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Tapping Into the Power of Deployment Love Letters

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Intimacy During Deployment

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Know Your Rights: FMLA for Deployments

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Hitting the Deployment Wall

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Meditations & Mindfulness for Deployment Resilience

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Becoming Your Own Advocate During Deployment

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Navigating Deployment with Teens

It's time to…

 - Find the perfect blogs, podcasts, products, and online communities that can guide you during your countdown

- Create a clear plan for living each day with purpose during this deployment season

- Connect with a community of like-minded military spouses who want to make the most of every moment until homecoming

It all happens at PILLAR: The Digital Retreat for Deployment Countdowns

Deployment countdown success made possible by our Presenting Sponsor:

Thank you to our Guide & Corporate Sponsors:

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