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The Coast Guard: A Role Often Overlooked

  I was raised on an Air Force base, and when my dad retired –  I thought my military days were over. Then one day I met my (now) husband who is in the Coast Guard, and my entire perspective changed. After four years together, I have come to the realization that among all theContinue Reading “The Coast Guard: A Role Often Overlooked”

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Support for Coast Guard Families

Support for Coast Guard Families… Over the years I have met many people from other branches of the military. Often times the conversation has turned to support for the spouses of active duty members. This is an important part of any military family. We have so much thrown at us at a time that weContinue Reading “Support for Coast Guard Families”

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My Life, My Honor: The Life of a Coast Guard Wife

Many people think that the life of the Coast Guard wife is easy. In fact, wives from other branches of the military even look down on us. They think that we have it easier than they do. Most of their husbands are deployed overseas for a year or more at a time. Their husbands areContinue Reading “My Life, My Honor: The Life of a Coast Guard Wife”

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A Brief History Part 2: Coast Guard During Times of War

In honor of Coast Guard day, I introduced you to a brief history of the Coast Guard. With September 11th just around the corner, I would like to focus on one particular aspect of Coast Guard history that not many know about. I would like to focus on the fact that, “Coast Guardsmen have alwaysContinue Reading “A Brief History Part 2: Coast Guard During Times of War”