Military Martha National Guard/Reserve

Loose Lips Might Sink Ships!

Loose Lips Might Sink Ships- One of the greatest blessings of my life was to marry a man I love with all my heart.  SGM Martha and I have been married since Jesus was in diapers, and we’re planning on staying married until the day one of us dies and the other retires to Florida. Continue Reading “Loose Lips Might Sink Ships!”

Homefront National Guard/Reserve

Insensitive Questions/Comments During Deployment

Are there questions that simply should not be asked during a deployment? As soon as someone hears that your loved one is deployed, it opens that flood gate of questions; pushy, insensitive and prying. While my husband and I were preparing for his deployment in 2008, I remember vividly the many questions from co-workers andContinue Reading “Insensitive Questions/Comments During Deployment”

Deployment/PCS National Guard/Reserve

Deployment: The Fear of the Unknown

Military spouses, we are a special breed. We married into this life knowing somewhat of what it would entail. We chose it just like our husbands did when they enlisted. Of course we didn’t have to endure basic training and we’re not the ones being deployed, but we have our own trials and tribulations thatContinue Reading “Deployment: The Fear of the Unknown”