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Ending The Stigma Of Military Mental Health

Ending the stigma, provide mental health care for the newly enlisted, as well as veterans

By The Stillwater Gazette

By Sarah Metraus

A 34-year-old man opens fire at a military base in Texas. 554 more words



A soldiers homecoming. It’s the moment every family member, spouse, fiance and girlfriend (or boyfriend) dreams about from the moment their soldier is gone. Imagining patriotic colors waving, signs with children’s hand prints smudged, smiles and (of course) embracing your love for the first time. 369 more words



We all got’em, but what do they mean, if they have a meaning at all?  Do dreams drive our lives?  Do they tell the future, or are they just a mixed up jumble of gunk running around in our subconscious mind?  689 more words

I met a reader last night!

I had a really, really fabulous night last night at the Annual Badman Cocktail Party! Yes, it’s Badman week AGAIN! Where did time go? I’ll post pictures after this hectic, crazy fun week is finally over. 495 more words

Military Spouse

Welcome Them Home!

Welcome them home is an organization that pairs military families of deployed soldiers and photographers who shoot reunions upon their homecoming. Recently we had the privlege of documenting this family coming together after a nine month separation. 183 more words

Moments Marked

Me and the paradigm account lady

Well another bloody deployment is looming in the Oyl household. So forgive me if I’m not as chirpy as usual. The navy and me are in a sulk with each other, with our arms folded, lips pouting, facing away from each other across the room. 1,199 more words


How to use a Deployment or TDY to get Financially Ahead

Although my husband and I don’t look forward to deployments or TDYs, we know if we plan our finances accordingly and prepare a budget, we can get ahead financially. 1,728 more words