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In supporting their uniformed relative, army families embody the utmost contribution and commitment to their fellow countrymen.

M Mattya day ago
Surviving Deployment
For anyone in the military or who has family in the military, we all know nothing about it is easy. From constant moving, to time apart, we live in a constant state of worry and uneasiness. Our lives ...
Things They Never Tell You About the Soldier's Daughter
She got two birthdays and one Christmas with him. She remembers climbing onto his lap so he could read to her. And that's the only memory she has. Her father is killed. Her father is crushed beneath a...
Brittney Bodiea month 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....
Emily Rheina month 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...
Morgan B2 months ago
Hello New Life
Military relationships are probably the most stressful, yet amazing things anyone can ever experience. Before my husband and I started dating, I was just a regular college student living life to its f...
Jenni Beaver3 months ago
What Happens When You Come Home?
I was eight years old. It was probably a sunny day, I lived in Florida, after all. I came home from school and ran to my room like always and started the treacherous homework all second graders were c...
Annie Coleman3 months ago
I Wait
The day that my now Fiancè left for Basic Military Training, the waiting began. I waited for his bus to leave before I allowed myself to break down in tears in the front seat of my car. I waited half ...
Megan McGill-West3 months ago
Life After Death
My life was always pretty average. I grew up in a small town in NJ where my father was a police officer and my mother a stay at home mom. I basically was a tomboy for a majority of my younger years; o...
Sasha Konikovo4 months 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 ...
Adrian Scott4 months ago
10 Truths About Being A Military Brat
A military brat is the child of a parent who serves in the United States Armed Services. With its ups and downs, holding the title of a military brat with pride is a commonality between every child of...
Emily Bloyd4 months ago
Goodbye Is Not Forever
Saying goodbye is hard. The goodbyes never get easier, especially knowing that my rock is going to be gone for so long. I thought this time would be different. We’ve been through this before—we know w...
Rachel Blanchard5 months ago
Hidden Economic Struggles of Military Spouses
When it comes to being in a relationship with someone in the military, it can be difficult to adjust to. Even though serving in the military comes with many benefits, being financially comfortable is ...
Donald Gray5 months ago
Best Scholarships for Military Families
Education has and continues to grow increasingly more expensive as we progress into the future. A top notch education, whether it be at a college or university, can cost anywhere from $10,000 to $40,0...
Mary Finch5 months ago
Yes, I Married Him Anyway
I'm not really sure where to start. We've known each other since I was 16. Back then he went by Chris but has since decided to go by is first name, Warren. He was in my art class in high school. It wa...
Brooke Clarke5 months ago
Reconnecting With Your Spouse
We all know that marriage can take a lot of time and effort and sometimes it isn't always the most fun ride. Some people have tried marriage books and seminars but who actually has time to do all thes...
Rowan Marley5 months ago
Memes That Perfectly Explain Being a Military Spouse
If you think dating a typical civilian is hard, don't even think of being a military spouse. It's one of the hardest kinds of relationships out there, and often ends up being a very lonely, rough way ...
Brooke Clarke5 months ago
Military Wife Life
The morning of my husband's deployment wasn't like any other morning. The house was filled with sadness as we prepared for that night where we would say see you later and give our last kiss for nine m...
Anjoelina Johnson6 months ago
The Veteran
The time was 9:59 PM. The phone rang and I answered reluctantly with heartbreak and fear. My father has had a stroke and any remaining piece of him is gone. I guess it’s time for a little family histo...