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

Buddy Browna day ago
10 Signs You're a Military Brat
Being the child of a military member isn't easy. In fact, it's an experience you can only really understand if you've been there. Though it's a rare way to grow up, it's an amazing experience that wil...
Ale Brito3 days ago
The Time My Dad Had Gotten Deployed
I have always wanted to be like my dad. He is my hero because he helps save the world. It can be very tough on families that have children whose parents have to leave for military deployment. I had to...
Serena Flores9 days ago
Love, and the Military
The drive to the send-off with his parents was the longest drive of my life. What was originally 30 minutes, felt like 30 hours. It was his birthday, and I was on my way to watch him walk away. I was ...
M Matty2 months 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 ...
Mackenzie Andrews2 months ago
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 Bodie3 months 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 Rhein3 months 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 B4 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 Beaver5 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 Coleman5 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-West5 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 Konikovo5 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 Scott6 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 Bloyd6 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 Blanchard7 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 Gray7 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 Finch7 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 Clarke7 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...