Divided By Duty

Divided By Duty

In a military relationship, service always comes first; what is it like to share your spouse, partner or significant other with the armed forces?

Kayla Manganelli21 hours ago
10 Gifts for Newlywed Military Wives
If you're like me, you're getting to an age where you realize that all of your friends are getting married; and trust me when I say I would have never guessed that most of them are marrying guys in th...
Michelle Esteveza month ago
10 Best Gifts for Military Wives
When it comes to marrying the love of your life, there is a certain layer of magic that comes with knowing you'll have a partner by your side through thick and thin. However, the promise of standing s...
Jessika Rice7 months ago
How to Survive a Military Relationship
It’s hard. A long-distance military relationship is hard. There is no other way to put it. One of the things you have to ask yourself, though, is, Is it all worth it? In my case, heck yeah it was/is! ...
Hannah Shull9 months ago
Sniper
Days are long, nights are cold. At times I find myself numb from the chill, all but my fingers and toes which ache and burn, try as I may to warm my frozen blood. I can’t shake, no matter how hard the...
Brittney Bodiea year ago
Military Spouse
Well, March 10, 2017, is where it began. Met the love of my life and I didn’t know it yet. Went to a friends party and found out it was for him, he was home on leave, a soldier; soon to be my soldier....
Fayth Stewarta year ago
Soft Orders
Soon we will discover how drastically or minimally our lives will change, depending on where they decide to send you. To be honest, it's not like our every wish and need will be met at our convenience...
Emily Rheina year ago
What to Expect While Your Boyfriend Is at Army Basic Training
So your boyfriend has joined the Army. By putting name to paper, he has committed the next four, six, eight, or maybe even ten years of his life to serving his country. Maybe he has already left, or m...
[ENCLOSED] a year ago
How To Stay Connected with Your Military Wife While Deployed
Being in a military marriage is far more stressful than a typical marriage. Along with the stressors of everyday life, whether you are in the army on a domestic base or deployed in the air force in Ge...
Sasha Konikovoa year ago
Things You’ll Only Understand If You’re Dating an Army Officer
If there's one thing that most people will never understand, or really even experience, it's what life is like when you're dating someone in the military. Whether you end up living military wife life ...