Deployment/PCS National Guard/Reserve

Why I Signed Up

When I was a lot younger, I remember sitting in a service at the campus church we attended. The pastor was speaking about marriage, and for some reason, I actually paid attention and remember it like it was yesterday. He said a wife was supposed to “leave and cleave”- leave her parents and cleave toContinue Reading “Why I Signed Up”

Deployment/PCS National Guard/Reserve

Taking Deployment Personally

  Photo Courtesy of: Google Images When my husband came back from his deployment, I was thrilled like every girl would be. I also thought of a million things I would have done, or could have done differently. And although my heart hurts even thinking about the next time he’ll get on a plane, IContinue Reading “Taking Deployment Personally”

National Guard/Reserve

Deployment Stressors from a National Guard Wife

  Photo Courtesy of: Angela Caban (Capturing Smiles Photography) As an Army National Guard wife, I do not have the same resources and support available that active families have. I don’t live on base, have military families around me, and my husbands’ unit does not exactly have the most organized FRG. These are obstacles thatContinue Reading “Deployment Stressors from a National Guard Wife”

National Guard/Reserve Videos

Support for Guard and Reserve

We may not live on post or be apart of an active community but Guard and Reserve make up a large population of servicemebers deployed today. This is just a short video reminder of just how important we are. Don’t give up, there are resources and families out there going through the same obstacles. WeContinue Reading “Support for Guard and Reserve”