i remember many years ago that SETI used to have a programme you could put on your computer, and it would assist in scanning a tiny bit of the sky in the background.
Seeing as I now effectively carry a computer in my pocket, that is on 24/7, with plenty of processing power, does any arrser...
I thought this article on how to cut mobile phone costs and still keep a decent handset might be of some interest.
4 Top Tips To Save Money On Your Mobile Phone Bill
Do you have any tips that are not covered that are specific to a military lifestyle?