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I Am a New Army Wife

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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...
    Armywife77 Armywife77 18-21, F Jan 27, 2012

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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...
    Tryckster14 Tryckster14 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2010

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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...
    Djdiaries6 Djdiaries6 22-25, F Sep 25, 2013

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    Not Quite a Wife...yet - I'm engaged to the greatest man in the world. He's my best friend and my lover. He got sent to OSUT only 2 and 1/2 weeks ago but I miss him so much. My...
    missingmylove missingmylove 18-21 Nov 28, 2008

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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...
    SoldierWife87 SoldierWife87 26-30, F Jan 8

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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. ...
    StacyDevitt StacyDevitt 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2009

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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...
    azgal2011 azgal2011 18-21, F Mar 30, 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...
    wifeofspcdaugherty wifeofspcdaugherty 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 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...
    CAstrin CAstrin 22-25 1 Response Oct 26, 2008

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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...
    heismysunshine heismysunshine 18-21 1 Response Sep 23, 2008

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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...
    Loveandwarclothing Loveandwarclothing 22-25 Oct 7, 2012

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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...
    MrsLaing MrsLaing 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2008

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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...
    WaitingForHisReturn WaitingForHisReturn 18-21, F 1 Response May 31, 2013

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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...
    monotonelife2 monotonelife2 19-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    I'm a new army wife.. But moving far away from my friends & family sucked.. Still haven't met any other army wives yet :/
    MissWindom02 MissWindom02 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    New Army Wife - H ello everyone I just joined this group minutes ago and I thought I'd share my story. I just recently got married to my best friend after 7yrs!! I am 28 years old...
    malexis malexis 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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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...
    AlawysWorthTheWait AlawysWorthTheWait 18-21, F Jun 20, 2012

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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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    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...
    jessicachapman jessicachapman 18-21 2 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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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...
    InHisLuv InHisLuv 26-30 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Miss My Sweetheart! - My husband is currently in Basic at Ft Jackson, and I miss him very much!  And today is his 24th bday :(   I am 23 yrs old,  and...
    justinalinee justinalinee 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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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...
    kqlovesshoes kqlovesshoes 18-21 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    I met my husband on Facebook trough a mutual friend when he was deployed in Afghanistan. You could say I became his "soldier's angel." I wrote to him everyday until his tour was...
    MilitaryWife23 MilitaryWife23 22-25, F Feb 5

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    Newbie - My husband joined May 14, 2008, 13 days after I gave birth to our youngest son.   He went to basic and that really sucked...especially with four young kids...one...
    pbandjalways pbandjalways 26-30, F May 4, 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...
    rregina89 rregina89 22-25, F May 10, 2013

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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...
    laurenxoxoxo laurenxoxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response May 11, 2009

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    Anyone going or from Fort Polk??
    MrsPVTMoore MrsPVTMoore 18-21, F Feb 12

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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...
    ratemyarmypost ratemyarmypost 22-25 Jun 27, 2008

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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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    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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    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 ...
    BlueSwoon BlueSwoon 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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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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    New Army Wife... - Just wanted to say hi... My husband left this past Monday for BCT in Ft Jackson, SC.. I have 3 children 11 yr old boy, 7 yr old girl, and 4 yr old girl.. I knew...
    akhuz akhuz 26-30, F Apr 8, 2009

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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...
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 1, 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...
    mrshamilton530 mrshamilton530 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 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...
    LovingJacob LovingJacob 18-21, F Nov 14, 2013

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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...
    wifeofspcdaugherty wifeofspcdaugherty 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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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...
    kayceel kayceel 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2009

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    Hi - Hello, As this group says "I'm a new army wife" well thats true I am. Well, I met my now husband when I was about 12 or 13 years old in my new church's youth...
    HLJ2210 HLJ2210 22-25 Jul 25, 2009

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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...
    vickigarcia vickigarcia 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 25, 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...
    Hirschikiss Hirschikiss 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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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...
    ArmyWife090108 ArmyWife090108 18-21 3 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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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...
    ryleesmom1111 ryleesmom1111 22-25, F Mar 12

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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...
    kissmeimamy88 kissmeimamy88 19-21 5 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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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...
    mmaria0208 mmaria0208 18-21, F Apr 22, 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...
    jsb070211 jsb070211 18-21 Aug 19, 2011

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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...
    NewArmyWife11 NewArmyWife11 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 12, 2010

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    I'm so upset! I'm not happy! My husband coming home in 14 days! And I haven't seen him in seven months! I'm happy but not really! Like I do miss him A lot but he only staying for...
    OAllen OAllen 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Haven't posted in a while because everything has been so hectic. I AM ENGAGED!!! My soldier is at basic training right now and sent me a letter asking me to go with him where ever...
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