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Don’t Expect Them to “Get It”

On March 2, 2003, on his 17th birthday our son enlisted in the Marines Delayed Entry Program without many comments from friends and family.  As the year progressed and he went to monthly recruit events, I got the impression that others thought he had signed up for summer camp or something like that. No oneContinue Reading “Don’t Expect Them to “Get It””

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The Military Spouse

  Being a military spouse has opened my eyes to a whole new aspect of the military.  Growing up, and even in adulthood prior to meeting my husband, I never even recognized the fact that the military involved any more than a soldier in camo pants.  Now that I’ve found myself as a passenger onContinue Reading “The Military Spouse”