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What to Remember When Planning for the Ball

The Military Ball is the most extravagant function that a military unit will put on all year.  For a guest at the ball, it can turn into a logistical nightmare!  Check out the previous post in this blog series, My Best Military Ball Yet, to learn the basics about what a ball is and some of the things you have to…

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Dress for Success: Military Ball Edition

Welcome to part 3 of My Best Military Ball Yet! Blog Series.  Since I know you’re all faithful readers, you’re up to date on what a military ball is and you’re familiar with the all the ceremonial traditions that take place at one!  If not, well… the links are right there!!  Get to clicking!! Getting dressed for a military ball…

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A Beginners Guide to Military Ball Traditions

Welcome to the second post in the My Best Military Ball Yet blog series.  If you are looking for a basic run through of what the heck a military ball is, head on over to the first post of my blog series! At the very basic breakdown of the event there is a cocktail hour, receiving line, posting of the…

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My Best Military Ball Yet!!

  And believe me, I’ve been to more than my fair share of battalion and brigade balls. I am so happy with how this year’s ball went!  From my dress, to the hotel and childcare, everything went off without a hitch and I would do it all again! Military balls are the crown jewel of military events.  They are a…

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