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…

6 Resolutions for the Milspouse

Each January, we are given the opportunity to start fresh. “New year, new you,” is a slogan we often hear with the exciting promise of something better. Aside from shedding a few of the holiday pounds that I found last…

Diary of a Deployment 1: How He Broke the News

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 Books for Military Kids To Order Using Amazon

The military life is challenging for everyone. Even adults sometimes don’t know how to process the temporary absence of a loved one. Now imagine how a young child must feel watching mom or dad have to leave. With the holidays…