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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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A Spouse’s Response, Attack at CG Station Grand Haven

As a Coast Guard spouse, we always have reasons to worry. This however is one of the big ones we rarely think about. It is hard for military spouses to not drive ourselves crazy with the worry, we all have our own tricks to do just that. But on days like today, it is aContinue Reading “A Spouse’s Response, Attack at CG Station Grand Haven”

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A Day in the Life of a Coast Guard Small Boat Station

A Day in the Life of a Coast Guard Small Boat Station Daily life at a Coast Guard mall boat station is not unlike that of a firehouse. The men and women of the station spend most of their time doing routine maintenance on the building and boats and/or training. However, at some point duringContinue Reading “A Day in the Life of a Coast Guard Small Boat Station”

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Moving On

As much as our lives change, for military families there is always a feeling of consistency. We can count on moving every few years, count on the chaos. We know we will make new friends and get new jobs. Even though so much of what we go through is crazy and turbulent there is aContinue Reading “Moving On”