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I Am a Proud National Guard Wife

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    Teenage Love

    I met my husband when I was 16. We met through a family member. We were friends for a couple of years until one day he tells me that he likes me. I am excited because I felt the same way. We start dating, and things are great. We have to take a break because of a difficulty, but...
    loverofasoldier2009 loverofasoldier2009 22-25, F Sep 16, 2013

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    My First Deployment

    I'm going marry my soldier June 21, 08....I'm so happy words can't even say. It's kinda bitter sweet....he is leaving for Afg. in December for 12 months. I'm not sure how to deal with that. I've not been away from him for more than a couple of weeks. I'm here looking for someone...
    spcforrester spcforrester 26-30 Jun 17, 2008

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    Hi Ladies.

    Hi!!!!! Im Elise & my fiance is in the Army National Guard We have been together for a year and a week. We got my moms blessing in dec. to get married..and will be getting my dads next month hopefully. its hard to find places for support being with someone in the Army National...
    Hooahkindoflove Hooahkindoflove 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Army Band

    I am glad that my hubby is know in the Army Guard full time. He was in the Active ARmy MP unit for serveral years, but now he is finally doing what he loves and is the priciple percussionist in the NAtional Guard Army Band. They do get deployed and it may be coming up next year...
    arngwife arngwife 36-40, F Nov 15, 2008

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    I Am Honored

    I am grateful that April 17th 2005, he chose me to be his wife. The one he trusted and loved enough to risk his life for. I am so proud of him. He is an amazing guy. True enough he can really get on my nerves but what guy doesn't annoy their girl every once in a while. I...
    DogTagKindaGirl DogTagKindaGirl 22-25, F Jun 14, 2009

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    Getting Started

    My husband and I have been married for 5 years now, we have 3 children and my niece living with us. My husband had a longer journey than usual to join the military. He had some obstacles that prevent him from just getting in. But the day has finally come. My husband swore in to...
    jolinmamaof3 jolinmamaof3 22-25, F Jan 31, 2013

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    Interested In Going Back To School With Mycaa Grant?! If A Wife

    Hello my name is Michelle, I am a Meditec Rep. As a fellow spouse I would love to help other spouse get their career started. 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...
    azgal2011 azgal2011 18-21, F May 4, 2012

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    Does It Get Easier?

    My husband is in the Minnesota National Guard, we got married in April and he left for his 3 month training in July and was in Iraq by October... Although he is the most wonderful man ever I am finding myself staying very depressed here lately... Does it get any easier or is this...
    armywife0407 armywife0407 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2007

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    Military Spouse? Wanna Go To School For Free?

    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 Apr 5, 2012

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    Proud National Guard Wife

    I have been married to my husband for almost five years. We have known one another for over sixteen years. He has been in the National Guard for over ten years and was just deployed for the second time. This is different for our family compared to other Military family's because...
    ranzlovebeetlejuice ranzlovebeetlejuice 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2007

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    New Life

    My boyfriend and I are planning to be married. We're almost finished in high school and we love one another like crazy. He recently informed me that he wants to be a part of the army national guard after we marry. I'm so scared, but I know he loves me. Yes, I know it'll be really...
    Kelsipaige Kelsipaige 16-17 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    Hello.....here Is My Story!

    I have found my true love, just a little later than I would have liked ;) I was married at 22 and then divorced at 27. I was a single mother to my son for 5 years. I have a great career, family, friends, home, but I did not have a lot of luck with dating. I first met my husband...
    Kimber628 Kimber628 31-35 Apr 11, 2011

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    Soon.

    I am getting married in May and we are moving to Oklahoma. Not only that, but a few months after we get married, my fiance is planning on going off to the national guard. We will be recently married and he will be away for the 9 weeks of training. I am so scared that after the...
    skrause skrause 18-21, F Apr 9, 2010

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    Going Through Our First Deployment

    My husband and I met when i was still in high school. Iused to take his kids to school and babysit them. We got married a year and half later. Now we are going through our first deployment. I have never been so scared in my life. My 13 year old step son wants to stay with me...
    cavalrywife1833 cavalrywife1833 21-25, F 5 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    Missing Him Already

    My hubby left yesterday for boot camp and I am a mess. I have a 10 year old and a 13 year old and I feel like I am losing it. I want to scream that I can't handle being apart. My 13 year old has surgery tomorrow and the following day my 10 year old finds out if he has a brain...
    Reduxsgirl Reduxsgirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    My Fiance Is Being Deployed And We Have A Baby On The Way

    My name is Lacey and my fiance Brandon is getting deployed in May and we have a baby due in January and I have never been though something like this im scared because I have to raise our little guy by myself and I don't if i can do it by myself but im not going to leave Brandon...
    Butterflygirl0319 Butterflygirl0319 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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    Female Navy Veteran

    My heart goes out to all of you. I am a US Navy  (female) Veteran and a Member of The American Legion Post in Okla.At each meeting there is always Prayer by our Chaplain and all present, for those serving and their families. We try tp be there for those returning from Iraq...
    usngran usngran 66-70, F 3 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    You Never Expect to Be a National Guard Wife...

     My husband and I met two years ago on a study abroad trip to Austria and Germany. We had an eye for each other as soon as I stepped off the plane. We spent two glorious months together that summer before he was deployed for his second tour in Iraq. I was afraid that we...
    blm596 blm596 22-25 1 Response Aug 14, 2009

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    I Am A Very Proud National Guard Wife

    I am a new to all of this, my husband is as well. He is currently at patriot academy and looks like he is going to be gone a while longer than expected of course. We just got married October 24th, 2011 and I know not one person who I could relate to at the time considering the...
    asgutierrez asgutierrez 18-21, F Mar 19, 2012

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    I Need Help..

    My husband just left for basic training and I'm scared I won't hear from him for awhile.. Any information about their communication back home would help.
    Amanda167 Amanda167 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    I Need Some Encouragement

    I need some encouragement.  My husband of 7 years has joined the national guard and left for basic training.  We have a 3 year old child  I am really having a difficult time adjusting.  I have cried for 2 days.  He has been able to call me twice now from the air port ones...
    erlandcrivera erlandcrivera 26-30 1 Response Sep 20, 2011

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    Marine Corp to National Guard!

    My husband used to be in the Marine Corp and recently joined the National Guard here in Arkansas. He is now at Camp Shelby MS. and will deploy March 11th. He wont be home until January 2009. This will be his third deployment, Our second deployment together, and his...
    AmandaBowie AmandaBowie 19-21, F Mar 1, 2008

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    Puppy Love To Unconditional Love To National Guard Wife...

    I met my husband when i was in the sixth grade, I am Currently 18. My husband and i haven't really gotten as close as we have until just recently. we have been off and on since i was 11. This time that we went out, i never spent a day or night without him. I had gotten so use to...
    jiselenkaicadaoas jiselenkaicadaoas 18-21 Jan 18, 2013

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    Tough One

    I married a man in the National Guard a while back and he is the best thing that has ever happened to me and I would not change a thing but I do need some help on this one...PTSD...How do I help him get past his anger and frustration and be in a calming peaceful mood.
    ngwife19 ngwife19 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    Can't Breath!!!

    God it's been 3 going on 4 days and I haven't heard from my hubby yet. I miss him liKe crazy. It's so hard to be with out him I can't sleep I can't eat I can't even Thinks ugh how can any one do this!! Some one help!!!!
    erlandcrivera erlandcrivera 26-30 4 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    Indiana National Guard

    anyone's loved one in georgia right n ow about to go to iraq from the indiana national guard?  my husband is right now i miss him so much
    Moonshine33 Moonshine33 26-30, F Feb 24, 2008

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    New National Guad Wife

    I'm a new national guard wife my husband leaves for bootcamp tommorrow and comes back in early july how do you deal with missing them?
    MissyMcB MissyMcB 18-21 Mar 15, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    So April fools day not funny my boyfriend told me he's getting deployed to Africa in August idk if he's joking or not. Cause the other day we told me he had to tell me something...
    nessababy1014 nessababy1014 18-21, F Apr 2

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    This deployment is finally coming to an end! It's only a matter of weeks until Josh comes home and it's starting to feel surreal...it's like I've been single but wonderfully...
    dianashayne789 dianashayne789 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I Am a single mom trying t send my amazing daughter on a EF tour to Australia as a graduation gift. Please help me find sponship? To give this opportunity mean so much to me! She...
    Jedwards80 Jedwards80 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Never Left Me!- My wife and me married for the wrong reason...because she was pregnant with my 1st child and my ultra religious Catholic grandmother(who raised me) would disown me...
    ArgentineJailbird ArgentineJailbird 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Religion or nationality doesn't matter as long as you believe in Almighty God as One and can speak English fluently. I have 4 apartments for living in. I will give you one of...
    newmuslimstv newmuslimstv 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My 19 year old son is turning out to be a really good man. He was never in bug trouble, but today he is excelling in college, volunteering to help others and still managing to have...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I'm a guarded person so if I let you in and tell you things that are hard for me to say otherwise that means that you mean something to me. If you give me any indication that your...
    lifesize lifesize 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    but for a number of years a growing like for the male form and pictures of nude men have highlighted the fact that I am bisexual. my wife does know, and i still lover her very much...
    jimmymac1 jimmymac1 61-65, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Just because I am pretty forthcoming on EP does not mean I feel comfortable sharing my stories with the outside world. I am an INFJ and we comprise about 1% of the human...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I have an addictive personality and I think I even got addicted to a person, please don't judge. I have quit smoking around the same time I quit a destructive relationship- around...
    eliahlior eliahlior 22-25 Apr 2

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    Well I have veterans in my family. Always proud to be a Navy Niece, an grand-daughter of a Solider , a cousin to a female Solider! Also proud to be a friend of a Marine, and a...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F Apr 5

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    He's officially in the band!! And he goes to meps (is that the right acronym? - the pre basic training overnight thing) next week. So proud of him!! Hopefully the stress is off him...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    He got back from meps today and he got in DEP. so proud of him!! Things are pretty good between us right now. Now that he knows he's in the band and has gotten through meps he's...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I am married to who I think is a beautiful sexy women. She is 10 years older than me and a body a women half her age would be proud of. Just one problem, I'm not aloud anywhere...
    bailey3434 bailey3434 36-40, M Mar 28

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    Wow, it's crazy how much me and my husband have evolved since I joined ep. I must say, I'm proud of us. :)
    breannemichaela breannemichaela 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Hey I haven't posted on here in awhile so this should be a good read for Marine MilSo's. So last I heard My fiancé Caleb was going to be done with MCT & headed off to MOS school...
    MarinesGirlBabyy MarinesGirlBabyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Went to family day for my boyfriend. It was so great to see chad after three months. I cried when I saw him I was just so happy! He has been doing good and I am so incredibly proud...
    MarineGirlfriend0810 MarineGirlfriend0810 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I hate her, but I hate her family more. Greeks who think greeks are gods and Americans are trash. We have a 5 month old who I'm trying to get away from this mentality so I can...
    jeffCar jeffCar 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    i have done things that i should be not proud of and those things are,i never listen to my parents i always argue with them,apart from this i always use to fail when i was in...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Mar 24

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    Where art thou? How many of you Leo's are here, I want to know what makes you so proud, why are you proud & oh oh is your mane your most important asset?
    cycloneange cycloneange 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I am proud to weigh nearly 350 pounds! I am proud of the fact I am fat and enjoy everything about it and I don't care what others think!
    fatlvr fatlvr 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am a woman and proud of that fact. I want to make a difference in a person's life outside my family and friends lives too. I have already have begun to do so with positive...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm making a list of "Things I’m proud of about myself." Thus far, there is only one item on the list (the inspiration for the list in itself). It may not seem like much to you...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was so cruel to myself. Before...i let them paint those heavy weights on my confidence. Worse, i painted the world on my worth, slowly crushing any hope i had left. They kept...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 Mar 21

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    My best girl buddy is telling me about a meeting she just had with some important people regarding a novel she has been writing and I am so damn proud of her. love love love. <3...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I'm a Virgin and proud to be one. Yes I am afraid of losing it to the wrong person, what I could catch or any other thing out there. I cherish this gift and I am not ashamed. 👌
    NaturalHermosa NaturalHermosa 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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