Monday, November 24, 2014

Blue Angels Return to an Air Show Near You

I remember the first time I saw the Navy’s Blue Angels at an air show in St. Louis over a 4th of July weekend. I must have been around 15 and was spending the summer visiting my grandparents. It was a pretty amazing experience. Being part of the military lifestyle wasn’t even a thought back then. [...]

Eye on the Fleet – USS Harry S. Truman

GULF OF OMAN (Feb. 9, 2014) Sailors hose down the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Harry S. Truman, flagship for the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, supporting theater security cooperation efforts and supporting [...]

USS SANTA FE Welcome Home!

PEARL HARBOR (Jan. 28, 2014) Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Eric Krukowski, assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763), hugs his wife following the return of the submarine to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a six-month deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist [...]

Home Sweet Homecoming – USS San Francisco

  SAN DIEGO (July 5, 2013) Electronics Technician 2nd Class Corey Williams kisses his wife Meredith for the first kiss following the return of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) to Naval Base Point Loma after completing a seven-month deployment to the western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication [...]

Red Carpet Welcome Home – USS Olympia

March 6, 2013 by  
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The USS Olympia recently returned from a 7 month deployment. What I like most about this photo is the creative red carpet and arch! Have you done anything creative like this for homecoming? JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (March 4, 2013) Senior Chief Sonar Technician Jim Sowa kisses his wife for the first kiss following [...]

Valentines Day love

February 14, 2013 by  
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 Click here to download image “My heart is, and always will be, yours.” – Sense and Sensibility  Before there was Downton Abbey there was Sense and Sensibility. This film is one of my all time favorites. It is filled with many great quotes, one of which I have used above for this Valentine’s Day eCard. The long nights of [...]

Welcome New Blogger Vanessa

October 15, 2012 by  
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Hi Everyone, We have some new and exciting things going on here at My Military Life. They including getting to welcome some new bloggers. Today, please help me welcome military spouse Vanessa! She is located on the east coast and will be blogging about life on the homefront while experiencing a pregnancy during a deployment [...]

What a Homecoming

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Warren, with Detachment 4, Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 37, drops his helmet and runs to greet his wife in Kaneohe, Hawaii, on Dec. 1, 2011. DoD photo by Kristen Wong, U.S. Marine Corps. (Released) – Welcome Home!!

Photographing Christmas

December 19, 2011 by  
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Christmas is such a great time for taking pictures!  Here are a few ideas that you might like to try to create some great photos for Christmas. 1) Take pictures with a ball ornament. This is a pretty fun idea.  You take a picture of a glass ball ornament and you can see the scene [...]

Welcome Home USS Springfield – SSN 761

GROTON, Conn. (Nov. 11, 2011) The Los Angeles attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) makes her way through the fog to return to homeport at Submarine Base New London. Springfield returned from a scheduled six-month deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by John Narewski/Released) Welcome Home to the Sailors of the USS Springfield (SSN 761)! You can [...]

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