If you are new to this military life and your head is spinning trying to get a grasp on things, hang in there.
No matter how big or small the gesture might be, supporting our military is certainly appreciated. I had already known that; but that day, my commitment to helping military members, spouses and families was reaffirmed in a big way.
This past Christmas was the most joyous season yet for me. It was filled with moments of true happiness because it truly is better to give than receive.
I am also grateful for the job that takes him away from us all too often. Silly though that may sound, it’s true. Most of you can relate, I’m sure.
Last night while preparing to greet trick-or-treaters at a friends’ house in a military housing area, my children looked down the street and shouted “DADDY!” I realized they were looking towards a housing office so I assumed they saw another man in blue and became confused, as often kids do when seeing another man in [...]
So many of us have similar stories of working or just starting our days when we heard the news. It was life altering. It still is in so many ways. My heart continues to ache for all those affected. I can clearly remember the moments and the disbelief of it all. I was sitting at [...]
Why, you start doing one of two things (or a combination of both): (1) You bloom where you are planted; and/or (2) You start thinking of where the military will take you next. Me? Well, I’m doing both right now. I’m firmly settling in here, but not too firmly. I’ve got my sights set on [...]
PCS Chaos – tears and all. Just another day in the life.
It’s been a long time, but I’m excited to be welcome back. I hope life has been treating you all well. This year brings a 3,000+ PCS journey for my family. It’s going to be an eventful summer, but I’m looking forward to it. What has happened in the past year since I have fallen [...]
Recently, the 2007 Coast Guard’s Enlisted Person of the Year, Machinery Technician Second Class Christopher Hutto, along with four other servicemembers from different branches, flew on Air Force One with President Bush. Apparently, this has never happened before, except for servicemembers who were formally attached to the President’s detail. The servicemembers along with MK2 Hutto were, Sergeant [...]
There are so many opportunities to do good in the military community. This website is just one wonderful example of that. What Wendy has provided for the Navy community and the military community at large is wonderful. I have a hunch Wendy does even more than this site and Navy Wife Radio, she just seems [...]