Update – The 2016 BAH Rates are now available here
UPDATE- Dec 22, 2015 BAH Rates
2015 BAH rates were released on December 22, 2015. To see your local BAH rate check out the BAH Calculator
Or you can see all of the 2015 BAH with dependent rates in a PDF here 2015-with-dependents-bah-rates
To use the BAH calculator you need to know the “Duty Zip Code”.
For Camp Pendleton the duty zip code is 92055. The zip code for San Diego is 92134.
The 2015 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) are scheduled to be released around December 15th.
The DOD has proposed that service members BAH changes from covering 100% of housing cost to just 95%. This change wont happen all at once. In general, BAH goes up a little each year to keep of with the cost of living. It’s likely these increases will be slowed each year, until BAH only covers 95% of housing expenses. For 2015 BAH will only cover 99% of housing costs.
Continue reading 2015 BAH Rates
Registration has begun for the 2014 Operation Homefront Back to School Brigade.
“Operation Homefront is honored to be able to provide school supplies to our military families and help in any way that we can. To register for school supplies, please be sure to fill out the registration form completely. Supplies are limited and are on a first come, first serve registration process. Once your registration is complete you will receive a confirmation email. Please note that this program is for military dependent children only and identification of all Continue reading Operation Homefront Back to School Brigade 2014
The City of Oceanside Fireworks Show will be on July 3 from 6:00 – 10:00 pm. The fireworks will be set off just north of the El Corazon Senior Center, located at 3302 Senior Center Drive. Rancho del Oro will be closed for the block between Seagate Way and Ocean Ranch Boulevard. This is the best viewing site for fireworks. Continue reading Oceanside Fireworks JULY 3rd!
On Saturday, June 21st, the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales delivered an educational scholarship to a local San Diego military family in honor of their father’s bravery and dedicated service. Marine Corps Captain Matthew Bancroft died during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in January 2002 along with six other Marines. The scholarship – Continue reading Budweiser Clydesdales Deliver Scholarship to San Diego Military Family
Knott’s Berry farm is saluting Military veterans and active duty with free admission to Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City from May 24 – May 26, 2014.
Just show your Military I.D. at the turnstiles and you’re in!!
Thanks to Knott’s for supporting our troops!!!
It’s been hot in Southern California lately. I say, it’s too hot to cook! Why not enjoy a FREE meal at Chick-fil-A?? All 54 Chick-fil-A® restaurants in Southern California will honor the region’s military personnel and their families with Military Appreciation Night on Wednesday, May 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. All active military personnel and those who have honorably served are invited, along with their immediate family members, to enjoy a free meal at a local Chick-fil-A restaurant. (yummy) Continue reading Chick-fil-A Military Appreciation Night
Last year The Sesame Street/USO Experience toured 42 bases in European and Pacific countries (here is my post about last years tour). This year they are touring the United States. The show will help service members and their families deal with the unique challenges, from deployments, frequent separation and relocating frequently. Continue reading The Sesame Street/USO Experience 2014
Saturday May 17th is Armed Forces Day. To show their support for our troops the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce will provide a day of recognition for all Active Duty Military (and their dependents) stationed at Camp Pendleton and surrounding basses. Continue reading Armed Forces Operation Appreciation 2014
Armed Services YMCA San Diego Healthy Kids Day has been rescheduled and will take place April 26th, 2014 from 10:00-12:30. Spend the afternoon getting active at this free community event. Continue reading Healthy Kids ASYMCA San Diego