As Spring is nearly upon us, so, too, are the school breaks for DODEA schools in Europe and the Pacific. The dates for 2018 are April 2-6, which means, effectively, from about March 30 through about April 8. Families frequently pull students out of class a day or so early, and return a day or…Read more Spring Travel Reminders and Misc.
Seasons Greetings from Outer Space A! With the holidays upon us, it's time for a few tips for Cat 6 travel for those among us intrepid enough to attempt it during the busiest season of the year. While retiree travel is not recommended, as a rule, during periods like the holidays, it may be possible,…Read more Holiday Travel Tips
As the summer vacation season draws to close this Labor Day, it's time to begin getting organized for fall travel! It's probably a bit too early to actually try to head skyward if the destination is OCONUS - DODDS students can begin the year up to a month after school starts (and depart up to…Read more Let the Travel Season Commence!
A fellow Cat 6 traveler, reading about our most recent space a adventure (which had gone off like clockwork!), inquired whether we ever experience any “hiccups” along the way in our travels. Oh, Mercy, YES! We've experienced FAILURE: on several occasions (like our planned trip to Italy this past fall from Norfolk) we haven’t gotten out at…Read more The Tao of “Hiccups”
2016 was a FABulous Space A year for Lady Cat 6 and sponsor - hope it was for you, too! First up in January was a solo adventure, as Sponsor departed for Rota Spain, from whence he continued on to spend a couple of weeks in Morocco (Let Your Sponsor Go!)! We both had a wonderful…Read more 2016 – Going out with a HOP!
As the end of another Space A year approaches, Lady Cat 6 is busy tidying up her little universe. Broken links have been repaired, new links have been added, and information has been updated. Once a few final bits of galactic debris have been attended to, all will be current once again...just in time to…Read more Tidying Up
Lady Cat 6 STRONGLY advises checking in with your outbound terminal if you are planning to try to hop to Yokota, Japan, over the next week or so! Currently, space a travel is severely restricted. Storms, floods, and power outages are affecting Yokota, and there is NO - NONE - NADA lodging available for space…Read more Stormy Weather!
Summertime means new travelers orbiting about the universe! See this page for a How-to review of the basic processes of sign up through roll call: https://ladycat6.com/how-to-basics/
Celebrate across the Space A Universe!
Great news for Southeastern US Cat 6 travelers: Runway work at NAS Jacksonville is complete, and flights have resumed! Find information here: https://www.facebook.com/Jacksonvillepassengerterminal YIPPEE!