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Why Do I Serve Military Families? They're My Family, Too.

Growing up, you always hear stories about soldiers and their families. You see them on TV, in movies, or commercials, but it’s not until someone you love becomes a soldier that you really understand what it means. 447 more words

Military Families

And They All Lived Happily Ever After...Almost

Reintegration. Some say it is the hardest part of the deployment. I wouldn’t say it has been so for us, but it has been harder than I expected, mostly because it didn’t fit the informed, “realistic” expectations I had imagined but also because I was more broken than I could have anticipated when it finally arrived. 1,044 more words


A quick deployment vacation.

Hi all! I’m leaving on a big international vacation with a Navy wife friend. This is a totally spur of the moment trip — we’re traveling half way around the world on just 2 days notice. 44 more words


I watched the carrier depart. 

My husband deployed recently. I watched the carrier leave, and I feel like it was one of the emotionally best things I’ve ever done to “prep” for deployment. 259 more words

Military Spouse

He's home!

He’s home! He came home two days early! Two bonus days with my soldier! Goodness, it feels good to have him home!

I’ve slept through the night for two straight nights! 39 more words


Is War From the Homefront Sabotaging Military Marriages? 'Good Kill' Says Yes.

Last night, I attended the D.C. premiere of the new Ethan Hawke-January Jones movie, “Good Kill,” about Air Force pilot turned drone operator, Maj. Tom Egan. 550 more words

Military Families

Military Care Packages: How Do I Fill Out the Customs Form?

If you’re going through a deployment, or other military separation, you know that one way to keep your loved one beaming with anticipation is to send them a care package. 1,046 more words