My husband and I have been married 16 years and done seven deployments together since we got engaged. Of those seven deployments, he has been gone f..
This Thanksgiving, we would like to thank the millions of service members and their families for carrying the burden of our freedom on their shoulde..
The cafeteria was buzzing at Camp Sandy Cove, West Virginia on a cool, wet morning. Moms, dads, grandparents, aunts uncles… each with a military kid..
We’ve all heard the saying that every base (and place) is what you make of it. Hawaii is no exception. Even though Hawaii may or may not be your ide..
It started with great news: our 8-year-old drama queen was awarded a significant speaking part in the school’s holiday play–her first foray into ac..
I chose my career over my military husband.
I’ve always been motivated to achieve. So has my husband. This joint go-get-‘em attitude is part of w..
There are some unique features of military life, usually touted as perks, that even those who are a part of the life aren’t fans of. We likely all k..
We’re a soccer family. Our 7 and 10-year-old girls play, husband-Dave coaches both teams and I drag baby brother (2) to all the games, making me the..
One of the most difficult things about being a military spouse is finding employment.
As a matter of fact, one in four military spouses are unemp..
Not long ago, I read aloud some of the complaints about our current duty station posted in our neighborhood Facebook group. “Who could have a proble..