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Reader Response: Thank You For Your Service

After finishing Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer, I felt brave enough to grab another emotional read from my ever-so-long-on-my-reading-list stack.

Thank You For Your Service… 565 more words

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Just Killing Time

I’m still here. I haven’t left yet.

My tickets are booked, our movers are scheduled to come very soon, and I’ll be living out of suitcases until I fly across the ocean blue. 397 more words


5 Halloween Traditions You Can Continue at any Duty Station

Moving means having mobile decorations, and perhaps limited options to stay under the weight limit or move overseas for a military family. Having traditions is important in building your family history and are honestly quite fun. 433 more words


They Shall Not Grow Old Film Review

Award winning film director Peter Jackson was tasked way back in 2014 by the Imperial War Museum to create a film to mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice. 1,638 more words

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Do I have to go to an Academy to be a Fighter Pilot? (Girlfriend Perspective)

My boyfriend is a graduate of VMI (Virginia Military Institute) and I personally know multiple pilots that have graduated from The United States Naval Academy. 213 more words

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What about the spouses, girlfriends, and children?

How come you go to some bases and there are not that many support groups for the significant others or spouses? We all have heard of the FRG, FCG, and the other groups that are few and far between around squadrons, but how come we aren’t discussed frequently or supported throughout the branches. 316 more words

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To all those without the perfect life..I'm there with you

“Exist to be happy, not to impress.”

Being a military spouse, I always hear of how envious people are of us. “You get to move across the country!” “I’ve wanted to see Europe.” “Your family looks so perfect & happy.” And yes, I love exploring and seeing new places, but I hope social media hasn’t put out this false image of our lives. 543 more words

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