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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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JOIN US ONLINE NOVEMBER 4-6

The Digital Retreat for Deployment Countdowns

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JOIN US ONLINE NOVEMBER 4-6

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 11 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

November 4-6, 2022! PILLAR Runs over 3 days 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!

Here's what happening this year!!

Meet the PILLAR 2022 Keynote Speakers!

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The Three Buckets and Your Next Deployment

USAA Military Advocacy Group Relationship Director JJ Montanaro shares constructing approach to focusing your time, energy, emotions and money during deployment.

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PLUS! 25 Military Spouse & Lifestyle Experts to help you create your very own Deployment Action Plan:

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Deployment Permission Slips: 3 Simple Steps

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Dealing (and Thriving) with Rapid, Frequent, and Back-to-Back Deployments

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Cooking for One...Made Easy

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Reintegrating the Healthy Way

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Lunchtime Live: Deployment Drama

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Deployment Tips for the National Guard Spouse

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Scrolling Safely: Online PERSEC Basics

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Not Married to the Military: Counting Down without a Ring

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The Hidden Advantage: Vacationing Wherever the Military Sends You

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Deployment Success for the Child-Free Milspouse

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

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Lunchtime Live: Deployment Drama

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Lunchtime Live: Deployment Drama

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Current Events: What Military Spouses Need to Know

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Real Talk: Teens and Deployment

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Finding Your Battle Buddies

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Owning Your Edges: Countdown Strategies for Introverts

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Count Down With Purpose: Volunteering and Deployments

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Real Talk: Little Ones and Deployment

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Tough Stuff: A Therapist Sounds Off

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Mindful Mornings: Creating Intentional Routines for Your Deployment Countdown

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Creating Comfort for Kiddos: Bedtime Routines

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Care Packages Made Cute

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Planning Your Post Deployment Trip

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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