Category: Military Life

Diary of a Deployment 2: Finding the Positive

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…

How He Convinced Me He Should Join the Military

My husband wasn’t a soldier when I met him, far from it actually. When we first locked eyes, he was a 19-year-old with more hair than the military would ever allow, singing karaoke at a college party. Three years after…

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…