I Never Planned On Being A Military Spouse

I Never Planned On Being A Military Spouse

I Never Planned On Being A Military Spouse This wasn’t something I dreamed about or planned for. Even after I had met my husband. I got married in 2002 to a man who had already served in the military a little over 2 years.  He was only a few years shy of completing his 8 years of service.  He was considered “Inactive Ready Reserve.”  That basically meant he could be called up but the military wasn’t really a part of his life anymore.  When 9/11 happened I did worry that he would get called up and wondered what it would be like …

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A Military Wife

A Military Wife

    A Military Wife   Lots of moving… Moving… Moving…… Moving far from home… Moving two cars, three kids and one dog…all riding with HER of course…. Moving sofas to basements because they won’t go in THIS house; Moving curtains that won’t fit; Moving jobs and certifications and professional development hours. Moving away from friends; Moving toward new friends; Moving her most important luggage: her trunk full of memories. Often waiting… Waiting… Waiting… Waiting for housing. Waiting for orders. Waiting for deployments. Waiting for phone calls. Waiting for reunions. Waiting for the new curtains to arrive. Waiting for him …

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