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So You Think You Know The National Guard? What You Probably Don’t Know

Throughout the years, I have been blessed with very close military spouse friends, many of whom vary from each branch of the military, and different stages in their lives. Officer spouses, enlisted, retired, newly married – the list goes on! One thing that I realized at the time was how little each initially knew aboutContinue Reading “So You Think You Know The National Guard? What You Probably Don’t Know”

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Why National Guard Spouses Need This Survey More Than Ever

I consider myself a very lucky military spouse. My husband and I have the best of both worlds surrounded by an incredible civilian community, but also the love and support of our military family. We are an Army National Guard family, and while this is just one of the many reasons why we are lucky,Continue Reading “Why National Guard Spouses Need This Survey More Than Ever”

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Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away

Sponsored Content provided courtesy of USAA Member Community. By: Angela Caban 243 days 5,832 hours 350,633 minutes Any way you look at the above numbers, it can be a pretty frightening thought of having to solo parent for 8 months. Parenting with your spouse is daunting enough, but when doing it alone – the stakes areContinue Reading “Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away”

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5 Military Organizations That Actually Serve National Guard Families

When my husband joined the Air National Guard almost fifteen years ago, I had dreams of a community that would be there for me and ready-made friendships that could make life easier. Little did I know that deployments and TDY’s would be the easy part of my military journey. Turns out that community and supportContinue Reading “5 Military Organizations That Actually Serve National Guard Families”