Author Archives: Rebecca Alwine

About Rebecca Alwine

Rebecca Alwine is a freelance writer, army wife, and mother of three. Over the past 10 years, she's discovered she enjoys coffee, running, lifting weights, and most of the menial tasks of motherhood. When she's not writing, she can usually be found hiding behind the sewing machine or with her nose in a book. Her writing experience includes military family topics, research pieces, guest blogging, and much more. She's a contributing writer for ARMY Magazine, a regular contributor for several publications including to Homefront United Network, PCSGrades, ESME, and has also been published in Ms. Magazine and The Atlantic's City Lab.

4 Reasons To Donate Blood On Base

Long before I ever considered getting married, never mind getting married to a soldier, I started donating blood. I followed my dad to the local blood drive whenever possible. After 9/11 I went to donate blood and was turned away…

Why I Love Spouses’ Clubs

Last Friday night my husband and I got all dressed up and headed out to our installation’s version of a banquet hall to support our community spouse’s club for one of their annual fundraisers. While it sounds like something only…

Why I Love Being an Enlisted Spouse

The rank game gets old doesn’t it? And you’re probably thinking, oh here goes another entitled spouse whining about ways in which the Army takes advantage of her. Quite the contrary actually, I like the traditions of the military. And…