Around the holidays, it can be hard to find things to be grateful for in military life. During this time, many are going through deployments, trying..
I have known one thing my entire life and it is the military lifestyle. I was born into a Navy family where my dad served for 20 years. When I was 1..
On November 8, 2016, Americans took to the polls to cast their votes in what many call as historic Presidential election. As results trickled in T..
We’re well aware of these terms…or so we think. Do you really know what domestic violence looks like? You may be in an ..
“Are you thinking of killing yourself?”
How am I supposed to ask someone that? Can I even get the question out? Such a personal question…and what d..
“I remember waking up, gagging on the activated charcoal they used after I overdosed on the very medications that were meant to save me. My first th..
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..