Category: Military Life

Diary of a Deployment 4: Feeding My Soul

My name is Jackie and I am an Army wife. My husband has served for five years and has been fortunate enough (in my eyes, not so much his), to be assigned to non-deploying units. Everything changed the day he…

Throw a Successful Milspouse Wine Night

You meet at a unit event, a play date or at the bus stop. You think she’s pretty cool and that she may actually be friendship material. What you need is something casual so you can truly talk, laugh and…

Diary of a Deployment 3: Telling the Kids

My name is Jackie and I am an Army wife. My husband has served for five years and has been fortunate enough (in my eyes, not so much his), to be assigned to non-deploying units. Everything changed the day he…

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…