Not long ago, I worked at one of our many Operation Purple Healing Adventures®. This retreat is for wounded service members and their families to ce..
I became a military spouse 2 years ago, and I am still learning the “ways” of this new life! I thought I knew what I was in for–I grew up with my b..
Dating, loving, and eventually marrying a service member can bring a flurry of butterflies. The uniform, the exotic PCS locations (29 Palms, am I ri..
I met my husband when we were both active duty. Being a former Marine, I recognize that in most situations, I have it a little easier because I unde..
The dreaded “D Word.” The one no one thinks about when they’re standing before friends and family pledging to a lifetime of love. Oddly enough, divo..
“The Air Force just ruined our honeymoon. He’s deploying not even two weeks after our wedding. It’ll literally be just like when we got engaged and ..
A few weeks ago I found myself in the dimly lit party room of a Norfolk, Virginia restaurant, sipping a Diet Coke, and watching a group of sailors l..
Every time my husband got ready to leave for more than a few days, whether on a deployment or for training, we would have the same conversation.
We were 20 and 23 when we married. I was a few months into my first job and my husband was in college. We took marriage prep classes through our chu..
Congratulations! You’re engaged to be married! By now, you’ve called your parents and closest family to tell them the news; you’ve probably shared a..