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I Am a National Guard Girlfriend

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    Cute Idea For Boyfriend In Bct

    It's been a little over 5 weeks since my boyfriend left for basic and the last letter I got was Monday he had drew a picture of God's hand holding dog tags that said "God decides the punishment it's up to you to arrange the meeting". In his letter he wrote "So I had a little bit...
    missbusy missbusy 22-25, F Aug 22, 2012

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    Time To Brag About My Soldier. :)

    So, to celebrate my one year anniversary with my boyfriend, he planned this huge surprise for me. All he told me was that I needed to fix my hair, bring some nice shoes, and get to his house at 7:00 sharp.When I got there, I walked in and he was sitting down eating dinner with...
    cerin1130 cerin1130 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2013

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    I'm so upset before I was all

    for it now I can't help but be sad he's my best friend the only person who takes me anywhere I need to go the only one who I can talk to. And he's leaving in two days I don't know what i'm gonna do with myself. I can only write letters and send care packages which is gonna be so...
    WaitingOnCarlos WaitingOnCarlos 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    BCT Done, AIT To Go

    Today is officially 4 years my boyfriend and I are dating. Last week he just graduated from Basic training and I finally got to see him. It was the greatest 2 1/2 days of my life!! I cherished every moment with him. I'm so proud of him! Now, he going to AIT for 3 months and then...
    cassiechan6 cassiechan6 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    This Really Sucks.

    I am 19 and my boyfriend is 20. He has been in the National Guard for two years. We are expecting our first child together in May. He is going to not be here when our child is born. Instead he will be in training for depolyment in 2012 to Afghanistan or Somalia. My boyfriend will...
    SiDawn SiDawn 18-21 2 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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    Missing Him

    Me and my boyfriend have been together for 9 months and he's leaving to go to basic and ati tomorrow. He's been in state reception for the past two weeks. Were both in college and I'm taking summer classes and working to help the time go faster but he texted me tonight and this...
    sarsar202 sarsar202 18-21, F 2 Responses May 10, 2012

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    What Does This All Mean?

    Here's my story, me and my soldier boyfriend had a talk today.. He asked me what do I see in our relationship? I quickly called him cause it seems like something was wrong. He finally told me that being 1/2 year apart not seeing each other and with short phone calls he said his...
    cassiechan6 cassiechan6 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    He left this morning I was

    so sad I couldn't stop crying my heart felt like it shrunk in my stomach. Now that I just stayed home from school I became more understanding and telling myself I need to stay strong I spoke to him all day because his flight didn't leave until now we face time the whole day I...
    WaitingOnCarlos WaitingOnCarlos 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    The Army Has My Heart

    My boyfriend/father of my child, is being sent to Iraq tomorrow. He's been in the National Guard for two years now and this is our first deployment. I'm just looking for those in similar situations to share their stories with me and a place where i can lean when times get rough...
    armyhasmyheart armyhasmyheart 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2008

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    I Am A Army National Girlfriend

    My boyfriend has been in the national guard since hes junior year of high school. Here comes the crazy part me and him have only been dating since 05/03/2013 (yea less than a month) he told me that he has been enlisted since his junior year of high school and that he has never...
    crazyb15 crazyb15 18-21, F 1 Response May 27, 2013

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    My Boyfriend Has His First Drill Wknd

    Tomorrow my bf leaves for his 1st drill wknd...He's very excited. I'm happy for him and can't wait to hear what he did while there when he comes back home. He leaves for BCT and AIT January 26th and of course I'm dreading it but I feel that everything will be ok...It will make or...
    fireworks87 fireworks87 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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    Brand New National Guard Girlfriend

    So my boyfriend of a few months was just sworn in today. We live in Mississippi so he's waiting for it to cool down before he goes to Basic in November. I was just wondering if any of you ladies had any tips or things to remember when things get rough. I do realize it's a WHEN...
    littledipper9893 littledipper9893 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    So Scared

    Hey guys so im going to vent for a minute so ive been with my boyfriend for almost 13 months, and we havent spent more then 3 days away from eachother. He joined the nationalguard this year, and i found out hes going to be gone ALL summer, from june 10th- around august 14th...
    Maddief8 Maddief8 16-17, F 6 Responses May 6, 2013

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    It's 3 am. And I'm just laying in bed upset.

    My Jesse leaves in less than a month for AIT. He says it's going to be okay. But he is my best friend. I spend every day with him that I can. We're super serious. I don't know how I am going to cope. It's going to go from spending all of out time together to none. And I don't...
    HannahRae HannahRae 16-17, F Jun 30

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    My Story

    I've been with my boyfriend for 4 years now. Sometimes it surprises me how beautiful our relationship is. We've had our arguments, but we're high school sweethearts--class couple and all. He is at boot camp now and will be home for Christmas Exodus. It's such a long wait, but I'm...
    dmc13 dmc13 18-21 2 Responses Nov 26, 2011

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    Pictures!

    hey ladies! so i know that many of you have significant others that are currently in basic training/AIT. i have been following this page on facebook ever since my boyfriend left for training in june, and they update with pictures of the soldiers throughout their training...
    missinghim3 missinghim3 18-21 2 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    My Boyfriend Wears Combat Boots. =)

    I decided to check out some forums for guard wives and girlfriends to feel a bit more at ease with my situation...there's always strength in numbers, I always say...My bf and I have been together for nearly two years now. I had always known about his dream to join the...
    preq08 preq08 22-25 7 Responses May 23, 2010

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    My Story As Well <3

    Hi, im jennifer, i live in new york and here is my story. my boyfriend and i have known each other ever since we were 11 years old. we went to middle school and high school together. literally i thought he was so annoying but we were always friends, that love hate relationship...
    sjenn93 sjenn93 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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    My First Letter!

    So I received my first letter today from my soldier I swear I was like a kid in a candy store oh so excited and I found his infantry regiment Facebook page and got to see photos of him!!! That made waiting sooo totally worth it. I've already sent out my batch of letters and a...
    missbusy missbusy 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2012

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    Afghanistence

    The worst thing about deployments is not realizing just how difficult it is. Sure, you read up on it pre-deployment, you hear of stories from everyone and their mother's about their experiences...you get the reassurance that all will be fine, which I pray that in most cases it is...
    preq08 preq08 22-25 May 26, 2013

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    Sooo Happy!

    i forgot my phone at home today and after a very long day of work i came home with a text from him!!! he's home, but his mom's in the hospital now in the icu =[ she's been vomitting for the past 36 hours. we plan to spend tomorrow night together then tuesday morning go see mama...
    lovinghim5 lovinghim5 18-21, F Jun 19, 2011

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    Finalllyyy!!

    I finally got a phone call from my babe tonight!! My hands were shaking and my heart was racing. Havent heard his voice in a month and a half and my heart melted. He said how much he missed me and loved me! He told me that the pictures i sent him were hanging in his locker. He...
    AngelFace33 AngelFace33 18-21, F Oct 21, 2013

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    Soldier Is Coming Home

    My soldier comes home in 15 days! hes been gone since june and this summer has been one of the hardest things ive gone through, i cant wait to see him come off that plane and give him the biggest hug..Army Strong
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    Hey guys so I been doing

    so much better got my first letter and first phone call! But now Idk what to send him in his care package .. What are the restrictions?
    WaitingOnCarlos WaitingOnCarlos 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    National Guard Girlfriend

    I now have a whole new respect for the women who are dating, engaged or married to a man in the military.  There are some days when he's away that the entire day you feel like you have to fake a smile because all you really feel like doing is curling up in a ball and crying...
    cherry8914 cherry8914 18-21, F 22 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Update

    Back in December Aaron came home from AIT just in time for the holidays it was beautiful and amazing his sister and I picked him up from the airport. The missing piece of me was complete again. On January 8th Aaron proposed! and in July we'll be getting married. Back in April...
    missbusy missbusy 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2013

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    The Beginning

    This summer I got my first real job. It was hard work but serving people made me happy and my co-workers were amazing. As time went on I started having feelings for my then manager. One fall day all the employees at my work went to the local fair. Thats when I realized how...
    Goodnighttothesky Goodnighttothesky 16-17, F Dec 1, 2013

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    So me and my boyfriend have been dating

    for a little more then eight months and he decided two months ago that he was going to join. Originally I was totally against it, but after a little while I was okay with it and was being really supportive. I am away at school so I barely see him anyways. But now he leaves in 3...
    ZacksGirl51713 ZacksGirl51713 18-21 2 Responses Jan 25

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    My Boyfriend Just Joined The National Guard

    Hi. My name is Victoria. I and my boyfriend have been dating for 2 years. He very recently was enlisted into the National Guard. He leaves for basic training anytime from now to November, followed by 18 weeks of AIT training. He also has decided to do 3 years of active duty when...
    vickysdesign vickysdesign 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2010

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    Anniversary

    This Sunday is me and my soldiers 3 year anniversary!! I cant believe how fast the time flies when you are in love<3 I met my man at a smoothie shop. I was sick from school one day and had just gone to the dr. I said maybe a Robeks (smoothie place in my town) will help me feel...
    AngelFace33 AngelFace33 18-21, F Oct 18, 2013

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    Leaving Tomorrow.

     My bf and I have been dating for 8 months basically. He did basic after his jr year, now AIT tomorrow. Anywho, We took a break for the past two months but have been talking and seeing each other in those 2 months and we have talked about getting back together, but just...
    bringingUjoy bringingUjoy 18-21 15 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    "sexually Deprived For Your Freedom"

    I haven't written on this blog since the first time my boyfriend joined the guard. That was a little more than two years ago and it astounds me to think back to the first time he left. Since his return, life has gone on as planned. That is, until two weeks ago when my boyfriend...
    preq08 preq08 22-25 Aug 22, 2012

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    I recently met this wonderful man names Trey.

    We've been talking for months when he finally popped the question, "will you be my girlfriend." Which of course I said yes. Anyways, he's interested in the National Guard and he's going to Basics for about 4 months next year. I've seen him in his uniform and he looks absolutely...
    mikaylalala mikaylalala 16-17, F Dec 27, 2013

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    Not About This Life

    Hi, I'm Zephyr. This post is going to be a little TL;DR (too long; didn't read), but bear with me. Last November, my boyfriend joined the Guard. We didn't talk much about it, and even though we always knew it was a possibility (he's from a military family), it just came so fast...
    GlobalNomad93 GlobalNomad93 22-25 2 Responses Apr 29, 2013

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    Not To Brag But...

    I SO PROUD TO BE A MILITARY GIRLFRIEND, IM JUST SO HAPPY AND OUR LOVE HAS GROWN STRONGER AND CLOSER :) Good luck & don't be scared!
    cassiechan6 cassiechan6 18-21, F Jun 11, 2013

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    Staying Strong

    Ok so this past week I got to see my boyfriend for the first time in 10 weeks. I went with mom to his basic training graduation. We wrote each other tons of letters within that time and he was even talking about getting married. On the way I didn't really feel excited to see him...
    sjjames94 sjjames94 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2013

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    My Kevin

    i met the best thing thats ever happened to me september 5th 2012 we dated for 3 months and broke up in december then finally got back together march 14 2013 we're planning on living together and i couldnt be more excited and hes made the decision to go into the national guard...
    bhocutt94 bhocutt94 18-21 2 Responses May 19, 2013

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    Ughh!

    I am SO tired of hearing people say "well he's only in the National Guard." What difference does it make? He can still get deployed and be in just as much danger as the other soldiers! I was texting my friend the other day and he said Dustin(my man) was barley even considered a...
    lovedmc lovedmc 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    My Fiance Just Left For Basic!

    So my new fiance left for basic at Ft. Benning a few days ago! So far I've been holding up much better than I anticipated! He was able to call me from the airport before he flew out, but I havent heard from him since then. Im not going to expect to hear from him for a few weeks...
    am84756 am84756 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2013

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    So we have been dating

    for about 4 1/2 years now. He went to Georgia for basic a week ago. It's been hard not hearing from for a week now, but I should be getting a call tomorrow with his address hopefully. He's always been interested in the army, but never wanted to leave because of me. He wanted to...
    Duffyhun Duffyhun 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    How Do You Do It?

    me and my fiance have been together for a year and a half. one year ago he chose to join the national guard. i moved in with him and his parents until highschool was over and now he is gone at basic training. im woring two jobs so that i can pay for our apartment we are moving...
    carrie0719 carrie0719 18-21 2 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    Things are looking up today!

    I found a girl on here whos boyfriend is at boot camp with mine. We have alot in common so I finally have someone to talk to. Good mood today (:
    hisbabygirl95 hisbabygirl95 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    WaitingOnCarlos WaitingOnCarlos 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    Broken

    Ok so my boyfriend got sworn into the national guard at the beginning of june and he was told that he was gonna leave on august fifth. Well that is only a couple of days away. He is leaving and womt be back till.christmas. i just have no idea what im going to do. I love him so...
    sjjames94 sjjames94 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    A Little Nervous

    My boyfriend will be leaving for basics January 9, 2012 and will be gone for a whole year doing AIT then Linguist. We have been together for almost 6 years and the longest I've been away from him is a month and that was torture. I just don't know how I will make it a full year...
    summer104 summer104 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    Halfway There

    Ok so my wonderful amazing boyfriend left for basic on August 5th. It has been a little over a month and I miss him like crazy. The good thing is that he got to call twice, and I get letters from him very often. I love getting letters from him. My boyfriend and I have been dating...
    sjjames94 sjjames94 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    Lack Of Support From My Friends

    I'm going to vent a little bit. My boyfriend and I have been together over 2 1/2 years and they have been the most amazing 2 1/2 years. Our relationship is wonderful and I could not ask for more. I have been blessed with a simple life. Nothing warms my soul like the smile of...
    kris10marie629 kris10marie629 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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    My boyfriend of almost a year shipped out

    Wednesday, Feb 5 for Basic and AIT. It's been four days and I am already so lost without his presence! Everyone just keeps telling me to "stay busy"... this only works until there's nothing left to do after the day is done but think about your significant other who is thousands...
    lmeades lmeades 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    My Friend, And My Love.

    I am not really officially a national guard girlfriend anymore, but Jared and I love each other more than anything in the world, we understand each other, and I would give him the clothes off my back and all the money in my pocket if he needed it. Just before he left he wanted us...
    alyssabraun alyssabraun 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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    I have been dating my NG guy

    for a couple months. We met in a biology course we were both taking. He asked me out on a study date, quick lead to another and so on :) He is a really great guy and I am so happy and proud of all that he does. He is also a firefighter and going to college to get his fire...
    lindsay232 lindsay232 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Acting Strange

    MY BOYFRIEND N ME JUST GOT BACK TOGETHER..DO TO THINGS THAT HAPPENED LAST TIME IT LED TO A BREAK UP..BUT HE WAS SO SWEET AND NICE N CARING. JUYST UR OVER ALL PRINCE CHARMING..BUT THIS TIME HE CHANGED SO MUCH..HE YELLS AT ME N CURSES AT ME..IT MAKES ME CRY BUT HE DOES IT ALL...
    armymansgirl1219 armymansgirl1219 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2010

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    1 Week

    Today has been the worst day for me since he left its been 1 week since I talked to him. I feel so heart broken, lost. I frantically check the mail every morning even though I know it'll probablly be another week or so since I get anything. I've been wearing a T-shirt of his all...
    missbusy missbusy 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Day 2 with no contact with my babe. I miss him. I dreamt about him last night....after that I couldn't sleep :(
    Dennyd17 Dennyd17 16-17, F 6 days ago

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