What being a Veteran Means to Me…

When I tell people I’m a veteran I always feel as though I should qualify it with a “but I’m not really”.  To me a veteran is a man who served in combat and either came back in one piece or as many of our veterans do, came home with a mental or physical injuryContinue Reading “What being a Veteran Means to Me…”

Deployment/PCS Parents/Family

Deployment: One Day At A Time

Once a child has been deployed, the days and nights not only seem to be never-ending, but they tend to run together day after day, week after week, and month after month. Functioning at the bare minimum can be a major task, yet there are ways to meet the challenge like a real trooper. MaintainingContinue Reading “Deployment: One Day At A Time”

Male Spouses

The Solution!

In part 1 of this series I shared the grim statistics concerning female service members and their marriages. Mainly the marriages of the women that are married who serve in the Army. According to the information I was given I found out that men married to female soldiers make up only 9% of the spousesContinue Reading “The Solution!”

Household/Food Military Martha

50 States 50 Recipes- West Virginia

Our next stop on the 50 states, 50 recipes tour is; WEST VIRGINIA:   State capital: Charleston   Largest City: Charleston   Admission to the Union: July 20th 1863, 35th state to join the Union   Economics: West Virginia is known best for it’s mining, mostly coal, but also salt, saltpeter, limestone and otherContinue Reading “50 States 50 Recipes- West Virginia”