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I Am a New Army Wife

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    Its really hard going from Ohio to here in

    Texas at fort bliss so many different things and its really hard to meet friends. I miss my girl nights and talks I just hope it gets easier.
    BritneyD115 BritneyD115 18-21, F Oct 10

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    Im A Wifey!

    So me and my SO are now married! well i've been married for i think over 2 weeks lol. Anyways so I will be joining my husband in Fort Riley, Kansas. The only thing I am looking forward to is just being with my husband again. Everything else seems a bit stressful and scary. This...
    mmaria0208 mmaria0208 18-21, F Apr 22, 2012

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    Interested In Going Back To School With Mycaa Grant?!

    MyCAA offers Military Spouses a grant for $4,000 to attend schooling online. That's right; FREE on-line; All from the Comfort zone of your home at your own pace. E5 and below W1 to W2 or O1 to O2- if you Spouse is in this rank zone than this GRANT is FOR YOU. We have tons of...
    azgal2011 azgal2011 18-21, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Www.ratemyarmypost.com

    Hello fellow Army wives!  I am also a fairly new Army wife, my husband has been in the Army about 3 1/2 years now.  I'm trying to start a new website to help people like us but pretty much everyone I hope will eventually benefit.  Please visit www.ratemyarmypost...
    ratemyarmypost ratemyarmypost 22-25 Jun 27, 2008

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    Well my husband is at NTC in California right

    now I have 3 more days till he get his phone back and one more week till he is back home !!!! I cant wait to see that smile again:)
    harleyguillen harleyguillen 18-21, F Aug 19

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    My Husband Is Deploying In Two Weeks and I Feel Like My Whole World Is Crashing Down On Me!

    I have been married for about six months now. i have a two year old son and am currently pregnant. My husband is due to deploy to Iraq in a couple of weeks now and I have no support system. I dont know very many other army wives and the ones i do are leaving during he deployment...
    jessicachapman jessicachapman 18-21 2 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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    Need Info

    we just gt married lik couple days ago and im wondering how long does the health insurance take to be in effect after sending papers in
    mrsreyesramos mrsreyesramos 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2012

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    New Army Wife

    Well my husband left for bootcamp on the 10th of Jan. It has all been pretty new to me. Its been pretty hard since he has been gone. We have a 2 year old and one due in March. Any advice from any of you who have gone through this already or are in the same situation would be...
    Armywife77 Armywife77 18-21, F Jan 27, 2012

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    I'm His Glass Of Wine, He's My Shot Of Whiskey!

    I met my husband september 3rd, 2010. I had just got out of the relationship with whom I thought was" the One" but quickly realized I was not only settling but Dropping the bar extremely low for my standards. I had agreed earlier in the summer to go to a concert with some friends...
    jsb070211 jsb070211 18-21 Aug 19, 2011

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    Miss My Husband

    hi all, so my husband left 2 days ago for basic in fort jackson s.c. we got married 12-06-08, and have a beautiful baby boy named Julien who is 2 months old.  i am going to be 23 in 2 days, and live in ny. i will be moving on base with my husband he is done with training. i...
    StacyDevitt StacyDevitt 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2009

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    Fort Bragg, NC

    So i have been a Army Wife for almost 3 months now, & let me tell you there isn't anything better in the world than to be married to my best friend <3 We got married on March 16th, 2013. He left to go to his FDS March 21st & about 10 days later we decided we couldn't be away...
    WaitingForHisReturn WaitingForHisReturn 18-21, F 1 Response May 31, 2013

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    Leap Of Faith

    Me and my husband have been best friends since high school, but we had also told eachother how we really felt. It's been love at first sight, but unfortunately I had been in a mentally, emotionally, and physically abusive relationship...with his best friend. He witnessed this...
    AlawysWorthTheWait AlawysWorthTheWait 18-21, F Jun 20, 2012

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    Life Is Funny

    I am an new Army wife, the writing prompt is so right!  My husband left for basic training 5 days ago.  When I think of how we got here, I smile, albeit through tears.  I'm incredibly proud of him, I think of what he's doing at this moment, I ...
    BlueSwoon BlueSwoon 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    Anyone deal with command sponsorship paper work?

    ? My husband is in Korea .. Help lol
    kalz17 kalz17 26-30, F Aug 28

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    My husband was in the army

    for 7 years. During the time since he has been out we met and have married. Now he has come to me and told me he wants to enlist once again. I have had thought before this about If he ever wanted to go back that I would fully support his decision and I do but I am scared out of...
    SoldierWife87 SoldierWife87 26-30, F Jan 8

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    How It Happened...

    I have been a Wife for about 3 months now. My husband left for basic training 5 days after we were wed. It's strange how it all came to be, I had a class with him my junior year and the following summer we became friends. Well the following year we hung out together quite a bit...
    MrsLaing MrsLaing 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2008

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    Excited

    Keeping this a secret till I see my husband (: going. Have find a ay on telling him
    armywife8992 armywife8992 22-25, F Feb 4, 2012

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    New Army Wife

    Me and my Husband had a REAL quick wedding before he left for basic training. We got married on Sept 1 he left Sept 4th!  He graduated basic training in Fort Sill Ok Nov. 21 so i was able to see him for that for maybe 4 days. Then we went to Fort Leonard Wood, MO for...
    ArmyWife090108 ArmyWife090108 18-21 3 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    1.26.10

    This is the day my husband enlisted into the Army. It's been almost a month and I am already experiencing changes and he hasn't even gone to basic yet! I am the type of person to plan out EVERYTHING, I write grocery lists, I write down my bills every month so I know what I have...
    Tryckster14 Tryckster14 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2010

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    He Leaves For Basic In October!

    I recently got married and he's leaving for boot camp in October in Oklahoma. Any one else?
    CaitlinB1026 CaitlinB1026 22-25, F 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    Alone For the First Time

    my husband and i got engaged 28 days before he left for basic/ait. he came home to nj, we had our wedding, and then a few days later we packed our bags and moved to our first duty station. now, one month later, he is deployed. he just left last night. it was so hard to say...
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 1, 2008

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    What Is He Thinking?

    I just married my hero in December when he came home on R&R. Since he has been back to Afghanistan he has done what I affectly call the BI-POLAR flip outs on me. We Im and talk on the phone as much as we can. There are days that he is just a complete creep to me for no reason...
    vickigarcia vickigarcia 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    MrsPVTMoore MrsPVTMoore 18-21, F Feb 12

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    Moving from California to Kentucky has not been

    easy whatsoever ! First the weather completely sucks , second the insects are horrible and all over the place and third there's no water around us expect this river were you can't even go swimming -.-
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Married My Soldier

    I'm a new army wife, although I have been in love with Nate for 6 years, we just finally decided to take the plunge last month. We made it through a deployment in Korea, and this year hes done almost 90 days of field problems, as a matter of fact thats where he is now. He's...
    heismysunshine heismysunshine 18-21 1 Response Sep 23, 2008

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    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

    Ever since I met my husband we have been two peas in a pod. I met him as a military soldier and made it my promise to stick by him and support him through all trials and tribulations. He is leaving in November for a month to go to another country for a month. I guess it's a short...
    mrshamilton530 mrshamilton530 22-25, F Oct 3, 2013

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    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Oct 11

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    Fashion Forward Military Support Clothing For Army Wives!

    Hey Everyone - My name is Samantha & my husband is in the Army! We just recently got through a 12 month deployment. Always here to talk & support anyone in need, Also, Come check out our Military Support clothing for woman ! We support all branches & have tons of super cute...
    Loveandwarclothing Loveandwarclothing 22-25 Oct 7, 2012

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    Hello to All the Army Wives Out There!

    I just wanted to give a big shout out to all the army wives out there we have the toughest job in the army and that is being an army wife and I have been one for 2 months now and I now know that though it's tough I love it and I love my husband very much and I ...
    wifeofspcdaugherty wifeofspcdaugherty 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    New Army Wife To Be!

    Hi. My name is Rebecca and I live in Tucson, az. I married my husband in feb 1st 2013 before he left for basic training! He left on April 15th to Fort Jackson, South Carolina. I miss him so much! I write to him everyday and send cards with pictures. I already received 6 letters...
    rregina89 rregina89 22-25, F May 10, 2013

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    Im So Afraid

    So I've figured this day would come since he signed on. I always prepared my self for the idea of deployment. When we first found out it was possible i was ok. But now that it is 100% true (with little chance of change) i cant stop crying. Knowing that my husband will be leaving...
    Djdiaries6 Djdiaries6 22-25, F Sep 25, 2013

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    New to This

     m y husband of 4 months is a irr call back for the army, he's been out for 2 years got a leter in the mail one day saying he was going to iraq for a year, he's been gone to  training for  3 1/2 months and he just left for iraq last week, its very hard to deal...
    kayceel kayceel 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2009

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    New Army Wife

    I'm 19 yrs old and my husband is currently attending BCT at Fort Jackson. I miss him terribly and am having some depression issues with him gone. His mom bashes his decision of joining everytime I talk to her! Hardly any body I know supports him and are taking it out on me...
    Hirschikiss Hirschikiss 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    New Army Wife

    Hello all I'm a new Army wife as well and would like to get to know some other ladies on here who are new at this  as well or ones who know what is going on.  I would just like to meet new people so we can all support each other.  My husband and I Have...
    wifeofspcdaugherty wifeofspcdaugherty 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    I Finally Married The Love Of My Life And Now He Is Gone....

    I married my high school sweetheart on 10/07/2010 and he deployed to Afghanistan not even a month later. It has been hard and sometimes unbearable. I just hope it either gets easier or the time goes by quickly. The deployment is putting our relationship to the test that is for...
    NewArmyWife11 NewArmyWife11 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 12, 2010

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    My husband has enlisted in the army.

    He leaves for basic April 15th for 9 weeks and then he goes to AIT for 20 weeks. I feel like I'm losing my best friend:( we have a 2 year old daughter that I have to be strong for. Will we be able to go with him to AIT. I read that he has to stay In barracks for 11 weeks then he...
    ryleesmom1111 ryleesmom1111 22-25, F Mar 12

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    Bbc The One Show 'coming Home' Film

    My name is Mark Ferguson and I am a researcher working on The One Show. We have had a series of short films commissioned entitled ‘Coming Home’. The films follow the story of a soldier finishing up on his final tour and preparing to come home to their family, including the...
    markferg101 markferg101 26-30, M Jan 16, 2013

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    Need Advice For This New Life!!

    I love my hubby to be, and we are thirty seven days away from the biggest commitment of our lives to date! Especially the biggest commitment in mine! My Jay has been in the Army National Guard for two years now, and right after the wedding he plans to go active duty! I'm...
    LovingJacob LovingJacob 18-21, F Nov 14, 2013

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    Can I Go To Germany

    My husband got orders he going to Germany for three years people telling me I can go while others saying I can't please give me the right answer
    armywife8992 armywife8992 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    Missing Him

    My husband left on Monday for basic training and i miss him like crazy i didnt think it was going to be this hard. he was so upset to leave me which made it harder on me. i cant talk to him now to hear that he is okay. has anyone went through this? Will he be able to call me...
    kqlovesshoes kqlovesshoes 18-21 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    I Am a New Army Wife

    I was only married for 2 weeks when my husband got deployed to Korea. i don't know what to do, i feel alone and very depressed. my husband is really the only one who understands but all Ive ever known is a big family, lately my family has grown apart even tho we all live under...
    kissmeimamy88 kissmeimamy88 19-21 5 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    Lonely New Army Wife

    My husband and i were married for about 2 weeks before he left to fort jackson, sc for basic training. He's almost done with training, but has AIT in the same place for 3 more months following. I thought everything would be so easy by now but i find new challenges every day...
    laurenxoxoxo laurenxoxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response May 11, 2009

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    New Army Wife

    I just got Married Aug. 9, 2008 to the love of my life. And only a few weeks later my husband got sent to Mississippi for training. He has been gone for 2 months now and i won't see him until christmas. He will only be home for about 10 days and then he is gtting sent to Irag for...
    CAstrin CAstrin 22-25 1 Response Oct 26, 2008

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    Soon I'll Be a New Army Wife

    Ok...I will soon be an army wife and I'm just looking to connect with other ladies who can understnad me as well as give me advice on how this BIG life change will be. I'm 27 and my amazing hubby is 30 so we will be much older than most people starting out in the army. We also...
    InHisLuv InHisLuv 26-30 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Better a Crazy Forever Then a Sane and Lonely Never

    I was sitting at Mohegan Sun on a bench back in early march of this year...this guy Jerome walked up to where I was and asked if he could sit down and talk for awhile. I told him sure--he'll looked very tired and sad. After talking for about an hour he gave me his phone number...
    monotonelife2 monotonelife2 19-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    What are people's thoughts on getting married

    young? I'm 19 and my boyfriend is 18- he's in the army and we've been talking about getting married so we can be together. Does anyone have any advice? I'd love to do it for 4 years (that's how long he's got left to serve) and see the world with him but will I be giving up too...
    Sinead432 Sinead432 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    Today is just one of those days that Im tired of living without him. I hate that Ive had to get used to sleeping alone. My day has just begun and he just went to bed. All I and do...
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    Hes already deployed. They asked for volunteers to go to Iraq. He raised his hand. Theres no taking him off the list now..... I feel like Im going to die. I cant stop crying
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